Formula 4

Radford Racing School's Formula 4 racing program gives you the opportunity to train in a competitive, state-of-the-art, open wheel race car, the Ligier JS Formula 4. Equipped with a 2-litre Honda engine pushing out 160 bhp, The Ligier JS F4 was selected by the FIA and SCCA Pro Racing to be the exclusive model in the F4 U.S. Championship since 2016.

INTRO TO F4

Our Intro-to-F4 Driving Program is designed for the enthusiast with no prior experience to learn and develop good car control skills while strapped into a modern open-wheel racecar. In this program, you will be taught vital Vision Skills, a working knowledge of Vehicle Dynamics, and also begin to develop good Skid Control. One of our most popular programs, this experience will make you want to come back for more!

1-Day: $2899
– Ground School
– Skid Control Drill
– Safety Gear Fitment
– Open-Wheel Car Control Basics
– Seat Introduction and Fitment
– Shifting Drill
– Braking and Handling Practice
– Lunch
– Lead-Follow Sessions on Track
– Debriefing Session
Please note: You cannot advance to Intermediate courses with only a 1-Day Intro course.

2-Day: $4499
– Ground School
– Handling Drill
– Track Introduction
– Lead-Follow Sessions
– Lunch
– Skid Control Drill
– Lead-Follow Sessions
– Debriefing Session and Graduation

INTERMEDIATE F4

The Intermediate F4 Program takes the Graduate of the Intro-to-F4 and expands on his or her skills. This is the next rung on the ladder of F4 Driver Development. With more time spent furthering the Driver’s Vision Skills, working on Skid Mitigation and Control, and more in-depth Line Technique training, the Driver is better prepared to drive the F4 at speed. 

1-Day: $2999
– Ground School
– Handling Drill
– Track Introduction
– Lead-Follow Sessions
– Lunch
– Skid Control Drill
– Lead-Follow Sessions
– Debriefing Session

2-Day: $5999
– Ground School
– Fit to Cars
– Track Recap/Lead-Follow Sessions
– Lunch
– Lead-Follow Sessions
– Open Track Session
– Debriefing Session and Graduation

ADVANCED F4

The Advanced Formula Racing Program is the highest level program in F4 Driver Development.  Designed for the Driver with prior racing experience, or Graduates of the Intermediate F4 or 4-Day Grand Prix programs, this program takes every driver to that next level.

With more 1-on-1 time with an experienced Instructor, the Driver gains an intimate feel for the performance level of the modern Formula Car. Available as a 1-, 2- or 3-Day class.

1-Day: $3499
2-Day: $5999
3-Day: $8999

LIGIER JS F4

CHASSIS
– 2016 F4 Specification carbon composite monocoque
– Anti-intrusion side panels
– Adjustable wings front and rear
– Width: 1750 mm / 69''
– Wheelbase: 2745 mm / 108''
– Weight: 570 kg / 1254 lbs

BODYWORK
– Lightweight composite bodywork

SUSPENSION
– Double wishbone, front and rear
– Pushrod adjustable ride
– Adjustable anti-roll bars

SHOCKS
– JRi 2-way adjustable dampers
– Coil over dampers

GEARBOX
– Sadev 6-speed sequential
– Pneumatic paddle shift

STEERING
– Rack and pinion steering
– Quick release steering wheel
– Height adjustable column
– Safety collapsible steering column

ENGINE
– Honda – 2,0-litre – 160 bhp (for the F4 U.S. Championship)

SECURITY
– FIA specification 6-point harness
– On-board fire suppression system
– Hand compatible headrest
– Nose box crash structure
– Rear attenuator
– Wheel tethers

ELECTRONICS
– GEMS Performance Electronics
– LDS3R display
– PM3 electrical system
– FIA-specific data acquisition system

BRAKES
– 2-piston Brembo calipers
– Tilton adjustable pedal box for position
– Cockpit adjustable Brake

RESTRICTIONS

Height and weight restrictions apply. Generally, drivers must be under 6’4″ and/or under 250 lbs. with a shoe size less than 12.

Please contact our team at (480) 403-7600 for details.

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COURSE POLICIES

Refund Policy – When a refund is requested:

  • 30 days or more before your course, there is a $250 fee
  • 29-11 days before your course, there is a $500 fee or 50% loss of course deposit, whichever is less
  • Less than 10 days before your course, there is a 50% loss of course price
  • A no-show will result in 100% forfeiture of the amount paid for the course
  • Gift Certificates are non-refundable, but are transferable

Rescheduling Policy – When a schedule change is requested:

  • 30 days or more before your course, one (1) change is allowed without penalty. Additional changes are $250 each
  • 29-11 days before your course, there is a $500 fee or 50% loss of course deposit, whichever is less
  • Less than 10 days before your course, there is a 50% loss of course price

Note: Early departure from any course will result in a total forfeiture of the amount paid. Radford reserves the right to adjust or end training due to unsafe student behavior and/or abuse to equipment.

3-to-1 Student-Instructor Ratio (Avg)
Approximately 80% Seat Time
Ligier JS Formula 4
(480) 403-7600