There are a few quick ways for the paddock cruiser or spectator to determine if a car is a 1600 or a 1200 Formula Vee at a glance. Most State […]
A Dorian timer is the transponder device required at most circuit races in Australia in order for the race timing system to work. If the car you purchased or leased […]
Many circuits which run regular “open practice” days do not require the driver to hold any sort of license, however this depends on the track you are practicing at, and […]
You do not have to have any experience at all to start racing a Vee. All you need to do is pass your CAMS driver observation test, and obtain a […]
It depends on the make of car, but drivers as tall as 193cm or 6’4″ have raced Vee’s in recent years. Most new cars made from 2003 onwards also take […]
Many weekend racers prefer never to leave Formula Vee once they have started, and there are members that have been racing Vee’s for over 10 years. Some of the younger […]
You need to be 14 years of age (16 in NSW) to hold a CAMS PCC license, which is required to race a Formula Vee in Australia.
Formula Vee is arguably the most competitive open-wheeler category in Australia. It has consistently by far the biggest fields, and there are far more registered Formula Vee’s in Australia than […]
Some tracks hold weekly or less regular “open practice” days in which any car can compete. Cost for these days is typically $100-$200 depending on the track. Contact your local […]
Racing usually starts in February/March and can go right through to the end of November or even December each year. Most states run a state circuit series consisting of 6 […]
No sponsorship is required to race a Vee, and due to the low cost of racing, most racers totally self-fund their racing. However sponsorship will ease the financial strain if […]
The cost obviously depends on the amount of damage, however, relative to other categories of open-wheeler racing, and any other form of circuit racing, crash damage is far easier and […]
Racing a Vee is easy. All you need is your race attire (suit, helmet, boots, socks, gloves, and balaclava), a simple tool box, 2 fuel bottles, and a tyre pump […]
Yes, many car owners lease their cars out for practice days, license driver observation days, race meetings, and even full seasons of racing. See the classifieds page or contact your […]
Formula Vee is the perfect step from Karting to full sized circuit racing. Formula Vee is officially recognised by CAMS as Australia’s entry level category to open-wheeler motor sport. Formula […]
Up until 2003, all cars where required to use drum brakes from the 1200cc or 1300cc VW. From 2003 onwards, disk brakes of any make are allowed, provided that they […]
Firstly you need to join your state’s Formula Vee association. Then you need to organise a car by either purchasing one, or find a car that you can lease. You […]
Yes, there are several Formula Vee manufacturers in Australia at this time that can make you a brand new Formula Vee. Jacer, Mako, Borland, Stinger, Rapier and Polar all make […]
Contact your state secretary for more information and membership application forms.
Entry fees vary depending on the state, track, and event in which you are competing. The fees typically range from $250 to $380 per race meeting. Usually, Friday practice before […]
Field numbers depend on the state of competition. In recent years, Victoria and NSW fields have reached the grid limit of up to 46 cars. Whilst SA, TAS, WA, and […]
A typical racer will get between 4 and 6 race meetings per set of tyres. This means that the average racer competing in a 6-round state series will be able […]
Yes, you must be a member of your state Formula Vee association to race a Formula Vee. Contact your state secretary to request a membership application form.
Formula Vee’s typically race at all permanent motor racing circuits around Australia each year. Checkout out the track information page for tracks that Vee’s have raced at and information such […]