One thing lost in this discussion, is that while everyone appreciates and respects Reggie for all he has done, many don't like the way he's done it, and many more don't really like Fountain boats. Obviously, many others do like the boats.
He doesn't have anything to prove, but he does have a massive ego, and the need to be in the public eye. People that want fast boats can still enjoy Reggie in the news, while not buying his boats, whatever they may be. His racing heritage and trophies mean nothing to those that own Cigs, Powerplays and whatever. They don't seem to mind who the owners are, although some of them have their own following.
Just sayin, if he does do something else, and Fountain still prospered, or not, what's proven? Worse, what's accomplished? I see him as an outrageously successful guy in many careers, that is about to find out why some have failed miserably by just staying in the game too long.