I'm not overly thrilled with small autocross setups either. Back in the 80's (does that make me old?) we used to run on the current nationals site in Lincoln and 100 mph + runs we're very common, even in a CRX. If you can't get to third gear, it is not that fun.
Sounds like you guys are all mostly at the track this week. I'm staying at the host hotel and only out there for some of the stuff. My wife would kill me if I was at the track that much this week.
Wherever you go...there you are.