Driver is Andy Hope at Infineon Raceway. NASA Honda Challenge race in 2003. Gridded by class behind USTCC. Clutch pedal sticks at green flag drop. In esses, goes wide from kicked up dirt, and goes down escape road to avoid possibly digging into dirt and rolling. After most of the cars pass him, he ends up finishing 3rd out of 37 cars!
Car is a CRX, with a B16A swap, thin headgasket, CTR cams and intake manifold, and an open diff. ~2200 lbs. with driver, per rules (iirc).