Formula LGB Hyundai
is a single seater, open wheel
class in motorsport in India
launched in 2006 by LGB with Hyundai being the Engine supplier. The cars are powered by 1.4 liter Indian built Hyundai Accent
engines in the entry level JK Road Racing National Championship series. This car along with Formula LGB Swift
can be considered as an Indian equivalent of Europe’s Formula Ford
series, where it is void of aerodynamic
aids like wings. This series is one of the starter formula series to enable karting
drivers step into Formula Car.<!-- Unsourced image removed: -->
LGB denotes L.G. Balakrishnan Brothers,the manufacturers of Rolon Chains and Sprockets. LGB is the parent company of Super Speeds
that designs constructs the cars. Hyundai
is named for the engine supplier.
is supplied by Hyundai India Ltd. The engine is a stock version of the 1.5 L 16-valve DOHC Alpha I4, 101 hp (75 kW) used in Indian-built Hyundai Accent
Viva. The engine and gearbox
are mounted longitudinal
in the car. This also Hyundai
’s first involvement into Formula Car
racing as an engine supplier.
is a steel space frame monocoque
using square seamless steel tubes.The Chassis frame design is very similar to the Formula LGB Swift
frame but longer than by 100 mm to improve straightline stability. Tyres are grooved racing slicks supplied by JK Tyres motorsports division.
The Exterior panels are made out of composite fire retardant FRP