FORMULA 4 UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP POWERED BY HONDA:
Launched in 2014, FIA Formula 4 was created to offer young race car drivers around the world the opportunity to take the first step from karting into the world of open-wheel racing. Designed to be globally recognized yet an affordable step between karting and F3, the F4 car was designed to keep costs down while providing an ideal learning tool for young drivers who have never raced cars before. The series offers more value and benefits than any other form of entry-level open-wheel racing at a low cost.
The F4 series is the fastest way for an aspiring driver to gain experience to an international racing platform. With driving training, unmatched affordability and strong manufacturer support, competitors can grow and succeed into the higher levels of motorsports.
ABOUT THE U.S F4 CAR
Cost-consciousness is core to the F4 car. Domestic-based chassis, engine, and tire manufacturers were carefully selected to keep operational cost as low as possible by eliminating import duties, freight costs and time delays that are typically associated with participating in formula racing. Each manufacturer provides on-site engineers for parts and technical support for all teams and drivers.
Built in the USA, the Crawford F4-16 chassis meets FIA homologation requirements and has passed the FIA crash test. The F4 chassis is a modern, safe, robust and highly capable carbon fiber chassis that is conducive to exceptional performance at various engine power levels.
The selected Honda F4 powerplant is based on the Honda Civic Type-R engine produced at Honda’s Ohio engine plant. It is detuned to meet FIA-mandated output of approximately 160 Hp.