The Air-Cooled Sprints Championship Series is back for 2018

The Air Cooled Sprints Championship Series seeks to provide anyone with an air cooled Volkswagen powered formula car a place to race. The series strives to promote the classes with a sprit of friendly competition and camaraderie.

General Rules


The ACSCS will consist of 3 classes of Air-Cooled race cars:

  • FST - Formula First using the current SCCA GCR
  • FV-1200 - FV using the current SCCA GCR
  • FV-1385 - Rules defined by the Rocky Mountain Vintage Racers FV Rules (1972 GCR with RMVR Exceptions)


Tires are unrestricted.


Each of the Scheduled SCCA Quad Regional weekends will host an Air-Cooled Sprint 'Club Racing Experience' (CRE) ACSCS race.

2018 Air-Cooled Sprints Schedule:

Date Host Event Track
May 05-06 SCCA Rnds 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 LaJunta
May 26-27 SCCA Rnds 8,9 PMP
Jun 09-10 RMVR Rnds 10,11,12,13 PMP
Jul 07-08 SCCA Rnds 14,15 HPR
Aug 04-05 RMVR Rnds 16,17,18,19 HPR
Sep 29-30 SCCA Rnds 20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27 LaJunta

Points will be awarded in each class based on the finishing positions of each race as follows:

  • 1st - 12 points
  • 2nd - 9 points
  • 3rd - 7 points
  • 4th - 6 points
  • 5th - 5 points
  • 6th - 4 points
  • 7th - 3 points
  • 8th - 2 points
  • 9th - 1 point

The rules are designed to be inclusive: if you have a VW powered car, a driver's license, and an SCCA membership, (weekend memberships count!) come and race with us.

There will be prizes, great competition, good friends and fun.


The ACSCS will have 3 principal administrators (1 for each class). They will ultimately be responsible for points, post race award events, dispute resolution, rules enforcement etc.

Ed Shuler - FV-1200 - Board of Directors, Colorado Region Sports Car Club of America

Scott Hannum - Formula First - President, Hannum Autosport LLC, Littleton, CO.

Bonnie and Reah Mortimer - FV-1385 - Representatives , Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing

Q. Must my Vee have an SCCA Logbook?

A. Formula V’s with an SCCA Log Book will be eligible to run in the FV-1200 Class

A. Formula First’s with an SCCA Log Book will be eligible to run in the FST Class

A. Cars with RMVR Log Books will be eligible to run in the FV-1385 class.

Participation is open to any SCCA regular or weekend member. Weekend memberships can be purchased at Registration, during posted hours, for a fee of $15.00.

Q. Do I need an SCCA Competition License?

Licenses listed below will be accepted as equivalent to a SCCA Full Competition License at SCCA Regional events if the license holder is an SCCA member in good standing (weekend memberships available for $15.00).

  • SCCA - Full Competition
  • SCCA - Novice Permit
  • NASA - Full Competition
  • RMR - PCA - Full Competition
  • RMVR - Full Competition

All cars will are eligible for points towards the Air-Cooled Sprints Championship.

Q. Do I need a HANS device to race in the Air-Cooled Sprints?

A. The Club Racing Experience (CRE) participant vehicles need to meet minimal safety requirements. Some safety gear is needed, but Head and Neck restraints are not required and no SCCA license is needed (only a full or weekend membership).

Q. How much does it cost?

A. Entry Fee for the SCCA hosted Air-Cooled Sprints is $300.00 per weekend

Q. How many races do I get for $300.00?

A. It varies from 7 at Ice Breaker, to only 2 during an SCCA Majors weekend.

Q. How do I register?

A. The SCCA uses for all of our races.
Add SCCA - Colorado Region to your account Club Memberships and make certain that your transponder number is correct. Registration is completed at the track on Friday evening 6:00-8:00pm or beginning at 7:00am on race day.

Also, the SCCA does not charge your MotorsportReg account until the Monday morning prior to the event so you can register early.

Have additional questions? contact:Ed Shuler