Racing costs are low because rule changes are rare, the F1200 racecars are rugged, inexpensive Volkswagen parts are used, are spec including Falken radials that last a season or more. Our cars have improved a great deal over the years, but our strength is that the basics haven’t changed. Major modifications are time consuming, expensive and usually reduce reliability.
Competitor’s ages vary from teenagers using F1200 as a steppingstone to veterans in their seventies. Racing is so close that often 3 or 4 cars finish within a second of one another providing an unparalleled learning experience per dollar spent for young drivers and excitement for all competitors. F1200 is a driver development class rather than a car development class.