Launched in February 2016 by Mohammed ben Sulayem and immediately certified by the FIA, the UAE Formula 4 Championship is a unique opportunity for local and foreign drivers to compete in the winter in a very condensed and attractive format.

The international attractivness of the UAE has very much contributed towards the steady growth of the its motorsport facilities which have become the hosting venues of more and more international events over the recent years.

In a still developping market with bigger competition but with great new opportunities ahead, the F4 UAE deserves to be given a fresh and professional boost in order to not only keeps its very important position as the first step of the single seater ladder but become one of the reference F4 championships while promoting local talents to the international scene.


As the newly apppointed promoter of the F4 UAE, Top Speed will work on developping a bigger and more attractive single seater ecosystem in the region and bring the F4 UAE to a new FIA Grade 1 venue for the coming season. Looking forward to welcoming you in the Middle East !


Thursday or Friday Pre event testing: up to 120 min

Friday Free practice session : 1*30 min

Qualifying 1:15 minutes (grid for race 1)

Qualifying 2:15 minutes (grid for race 3)

Saturday Race 1: 23 mins +1 Lap 

Saturday Race 2: 23 mins +1 Lap

Sunday Race 3: 23 mins +1 Lap


Race 1 Drawn up in the order of Qualifying 1 Results

Race 2 Drawn up in the reverse order for the top 10 finishers from Race 1. The rest of the field will start from their finishing position of Race 1

Race 3 Drawn up in the order of Qualifying 2 Results

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1

Single seater expert Matthijs Hoitink brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to FMCS. Based in Asia for almost a decade, Hoitink has been involved in managing various successful single seater championships such as Formula BMW Asia, Formula V6 Asia, Formula 2.0 and Formula Pilota China Series. He also brings with him experience garnered from his previous position as team manager for Petronas Mofaz Racing as well as managing the Petronas Formula Xperience program.Matthijs has a Bachelors degree in automotive engineering as well as an MBA from Nottingham University.As series manager, Hoitink is responsible for team and driver liaison and communication as well as the overall implementation of the regulations and general management of the entire series.


Technical Director Allan Bae is from Korea and majored in Automotive Engineering at the University of Ulsan (Korea). Bae has studied in Japan and worked in many technical functions in motorsport. This, combined with his sheer passion for automotive engineering and hands-on experience, has given him an in-depth understanding of almost any system on any car.Bae has been involved with the concept creation and development of the FMCS car in cooperation with VW Motorsport, which makes him the most knowledgeable individual about the FMCS car in the paddock. As Technical Director, Bae is responsible for the ongoing development of the FMCS car as well as to assist the teams on any technical matters.


Motorsport veteran Trevor Johnson is one of the most respected and experienced technical delegates in Motorsport. Johnson has been involved as scrutineer or technical delegate in many high profile racing series such as British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), A1GP, Formula BMW championships as well as Formula Pilota China Series.As technical delegate, Johnson is responsible for the eligibility and safety of all FMCS cars, ensuring that all cars comply with the technical regulations to guarantee a level playing field at reasonable budgets for all participating teams and drivers.


Race Director for multiple FIA world championships throughout the last 17 years, with a professional foundation based on a comprehensive knowledge of all areas of motorsport organization, from marshalling and circuit inspections to race direction, gleaned over a career spanning more than 40 years.

RUI MARQUES – Chairman of the Stewards

Chairman of the Stewards for the championship and with a career spanning more than 30 years, encompassing positions as Race Director, International Steward and Clerk of the Course for prestigious FIA and international championships across the globe.

Top Speed Shanghai Ltd.
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Jia Ding District, Shanghai, China
+86 (021)69168987
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