Great questions! And the answers are Yes, Yes, No, Yes, Yes and, Maybe.
Somehow I get the idea that you knew all the correct answers though.
It doesn't mean that you shouldn't be proud to drive up in a Boyd's creation or a Jessy James Bike. It shows that you have a love for the sport. Without the big buck guys the sport suffers.Everyone contributes something, some just more than others. Welcome to the board.
PS. Are John Force and Earnhardt Jr hotrodders?