The Challenge 2016

Welcome back for the 2016 season of the KVRC challenge. This challenge is an evolution of the 2015 Challenge in regards to rulebook, but with a number of interesting changes:
  • Addition of an lighter Introductory class for participants willing to participate but unable to commit to doing a full design;
  • Increased emphasizes on the management of the airflow for engine and cooling requirements.
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Sponsored Winner Prize

CAEdevice is sponsoring a winner prize this year again: a 12 month subscription to Racecar Engineering. Many thanks and good luck to all...

KVRC 2016 Registration

Getting Started? Follow the steps:


Register your team by filling the form on the left


Start your design. Test it and fine tune it! But make sure to comply with the rules!


Submit on time and address non-compliance issues if need be. Refine, resubmit and improve.

Rule Book and CAD files

Entries must comply with the KVRC rulebook, available below:

Get involved and comment on the F1Technical discussion thread.

Test your design on Virtual Stopwatch @


  • Chris Savage - Parts, templates, rule book, F1Technical, rendering and more;
  • Julien de Charentenay, PhD - CFD modelling aspects, website, and engagement (but I am an engineer);
  • And a special thanks to Richard Machin, CEng, from Competition Car Engineering for his support, software and accepting to be part of this challenge.

Links, References, Talks about KVRC



Race #1 - April 
April, 28 Submission
May, 8 Results

Race #2 - May
Delayed - date TBA

Race #3 - July
July, 7 Submission
July, 19 Results

Race #4 - September
Sep, 8 Submission
Sep 18, Results

Race #5 - October
Sao Paulo
Oct, 13 Submission
Oct, 23 Results