A race for the single-seaters powered by a 1.0/1-litre production engine.
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The brainchild of Italian Count ‘Johnny’ Lurani, Formula Junior was introduced in 1958 as an affordable stepping-stone for young drivers with their sights set on reaching Formula 1. The concept of a small, single-seater chassis powered by a 1.0 or 1.1-litre production engine became an instant hit, with hundreds and hundreds of cars competing all over the planet.
At first, these were typically front-engined, space-frame machines but, shadowing the evolution of F1 design, they quickly progressed to stiffer monocoque designs with engines mounted behind the driver.
Formula Junior celebrated its Diamond Jubilee with a massive World Tour that kicked-off in South Africa in January 2016 and concluded with the ninth and final sector at the Classic in 2018. The grid will be back in force in 2022!
Cars you can expect to see include: Alexis Mk 2, Brabham, Cooper, Elva, Emeryson FJ, Envoy, De Tomaso, Gemini MK 2, Lotus 20 & 22, and Wainer 63.
More information on eligibility and 2022 regulations can be found here: