1968 Zink Formula Vee Race Car

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1968 Zink Formula Vee Race Car


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Formula Vee, (Formula Fau Vee in Brazil and Germany) or Formula Volkswagen, is a popular open-wheel, single-seater junior motor racing formula car with relatively low maintenance cost in comparison to a Formula Ford or Formula BMW.

Turn key and ready to race, very good to excellent condition, rebuilt motor Oct 2015 (Autowerks), one race weekend at PBIR (55 minutes total)

Last owned and driven by Paul Buttrose from 2007 to 2015, Have SCCA and Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association log books. Plus, owner’s logs of all races. Other owner and driver: Frank Newton, built the car and raced from ’97-‘01

Recent Competition History
June 2015, Mosport, VARAC, qualifying P1, race 1 P1, race 2 P1, race 3 P3, race 4 P3
July 2015, Whisky Hill, VRG, qualifying P1, race 1 P1, race 2 P1, race 3 P1
Sept. 2015, Gold Cup VIR, SVRA, qualifying P1, race 1 P1, race 2 P1, race Feature 3 P1
Oct. 2015, Sebring Short, SCCCA, qualifying P2, race 1 P2, race P1
Nov. 2015, PBIR, SCCA, qualifying P1, race 1 P2, race 2 P2 (fresh engine)

Performance Data
• Class: Vintage FV
• Weight (with driver): 1025 lbs

• Engine Builder: Autowerks
• Manufacturer: VW
• Type: air-cooled
• Displacement: 1192
• Bore: 77
• Stroke: 69
• Induction: carburetor
• Heads, Block, Main Caps, Crankshaft, Connecting Rods, Pistons, Camshaft, Valves, Valve Train, Clutch, Pressure Plate, Flywheel: VW
• Exhaust: Roxanne Headers
• Total Time: 1 race weekend, 2 races

Fuel System
• Fuel Cell
• Manufacturer: Fuel Sa
• Age: 2, January 2018
• Capacity: 5 gal
• Fuel Pump: mechanical
• Fuel Type: regular 93 octane

Electrical System
• Ignition: electronic
• Alternator: 12 volt generator
• Battery: 12 volt

• Manfacturer: VW
• Type: Swing axle
• Gears: 4 plus reverse
• Shifter: manual

Rear End
• Manufacturer: VW
• Type: Short box
• Ratio: 1:26

Body and Chassis
• Construction: Fiberglass, very good to excellent condition
• Type: ladder
• Builder: Zink
• Material: steel
• Finish: paint
• Front Suspension: VW
• Rear Suspension: Z bar
• Shocks: New Koni front, Penski Coil Over rears
• Brakes: drum new shoes and wheel cylinders
• Steering: VW box
• Wheels: Steel
• Tires: vintage hooisers

• Fire System: checked 12-15-15
• Restraints: 2016, 6 point
• Gauges: all new tech, oil pressure and oil temp
• Steering Wheel: quick release
• Condition: excellent

• 3 sets of wheels/tires, too many to list.


As you can see from the car’s build and history, it is truly more than just a front runner. Race ready now!