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Basic Tools and Spare Parts to Get You Started in Formula Vee

We have written articles on how to get started in Formula Vee, the licensing process, safety gear and where to buy a car but we have had several people ask about what a basic toolkit and spares list might look like in order to maintain and set up your race car, so we thought we would put together a list. All competitors work on their own cars, except for technical or specialty items like engine rebuilds, top end refreshes or gearbox rebuilds, but generally speaking Formula Ve

LBR Take Out Division Two Championship, Place Fifth Overall.

The final round of the 2021 NSW Formula Vee Championship was held at Wakefield Park Raceway over the weekend where LBR Team Dockmate / Lowes Petroleum Service Formula Vee claimed the Division Two Championship while also placing 5th overall in the Motorsport Australia Formula Vee Open Championship and 5th in the 1600cc Club Championship. The weekend presented some challenging conditions following a week of heavy rain. The track was both dry and wet with water running across th

Track Review: Sydney Motorsport Park Gardner GP Circuit

When it comes to competition racing, we are limited for choice in New South Wales with just two race circuits available – Sydney Motorsport Park or what used to be known as Eastern Creek Raceway and Wakefield Park Raceway near Goulburn. In this track review we will take a closer look at Sydney Motorsport Park. Sydney Motorsport Park can run as four different configurations – the Gardner GP Circuit, Brabham Circuit, Druitt Circuit, and the Amaroo Circuit. The circuit used most

What is Understeer and How Can You Fix It?

At the last round of racing at Wakefield Park the #18 LBR Formula Vee spun several times during qualifying resulting in only two timed laps from a total of eight laps. Most of the spins occurred on turn 8, a technical turn known to drivers as the “Fishhook”. Compounding the loss of traction was a lack of track and air temperature which was hovering around 5*C making it hard to get any sort of meaningful temperature into the tyres. It was not until after the session, and after

Talking Vee's with LBR's Paul Lister

Following Round 3 of the 2021 NSW Formula Vee Motor Race Championship LBR's Paul Lister caught up with Haakon Barry from Coast Community News to talk all things Formula Vee. Paul provides some insight into the category, its affordability and what it is like to get behind the wheel of an open wheel race car. The full article can be viewed on the Coast Community News website and be sure to check out the video interview below. #FormulaVee #ListerRacing #BrosLister #TeamDockmate

LBR Fights Back for Top Ten Finish After Poor Qualifying Session

Round three of the Formula Vee NSW Motor Race Championship was held at Wakefield Park over the weekend of 22-23 May where heavy fog delayed racing for an hour on Saturday and more than two hours on Sunday resulting in the third and final Formula Vee race being cancelled due to the 5pm noise curfew at the track. Racing commenced at 10am on Saturday and the Formula Vee qualifying session kicked off around midday. The #18 Team Dockmate / Lowes Petroleum Service Formula Vee, driv

LBR Battle It Out For Good Points Haul

Round 2 of the 2021 NSW Formula Vee Championship was held at Sydney Motorsport Park over the weekend of 10-11 April that saw a smaller field of 14 cars enter after a number of competitors committed to competing in the Australian Series throughout 2021. LBR entered both the #17 Lowes Petroleum Jacer and the #18 Team Dockmate Polar however due to illness only the #18 took to the track but with great results. After putting in two hot laps during qualifying, Paul, in the #18 Team

Lister Bros secure top 10 finish in season opener

Lister Bros Racing delivered a strong and consistent performance over the weekend at round one of the NSW Formula Vee Championship held at Wakefield Park Raceway. After facing some challenges on Friday practice with broken suspension and failed axel seal Paul, with the assistance of others, made the necessary repairs to ensure the car was ready for qualifying and three races held on Saturday and Sunday. LBR were also able to identify and rectify the cause of a braking problem