The Car

JDR Chief Designer, Jerry Hodges, recognized the fastest growing open wheel racing worldwide was an ideal opportunity for JDR to create a cutting edge design, ready to take on Formula 1000 Championships across the globe.

In only 5 years the JDR Formula 1000 has racked up:

  • Four professional championships
  • Two SCCA Runoffs championships
  • Over a dozen track records
  • Over half a dozen SCCA Divisional championships
  • Over 75 Professional and National race wins.

Standard Equipment 


  • 4130 Steel tube frame – designed for maximum stiffness and minimal weight
  • Two Piece Chassis – split at firewall for ease of engine removal, no hoist required

Four Corners

  • Wilwood 4 Piston Brake Calipers
  • Quantum Racing Suspension (QRS) Dampers
  • Two-piece Jongbloed Racing Wheels
  • Symmetric A-Arms  – Spares are interchangeable left to right
  • Shim Camber Adjustment – simple camber changes without effecting other settings
  • Pushrod Turnbuckles – quick and easy ride height & corner weight changes
  • Universal Uprights – one part, fitting all corners, spares interchangable


  • AIM Data system – EVO4 with GPS interfaced with ECU for engine logging
  • AIM Dash display – standard multi-function display with warning and shift lights
  • Roomy Interior – Designed to fit drivers up to 6’5″ and 230 pounds
  • OMP 6 Point Belts – highest quality restraints & supplier to F1 teams
  • Adjustable Rear Anti-roll Bar – for fine tuning car balance while on-track


  • Pin & Cam nose fasteners – quick removal of nose and access to front suspension
  • Carbon Nose/Crush structure – 33 inches of crushable length for superior safety


  • Quaife Differential – a proven low maintenance championship winning LSD design
  • Light Weight Sealed Battery – race proven reliable construction
  • Stainless Steel Exhaust – custom JDR design for maximum power and reliability
  • No Lift Shift – allowing full throttle quick upshifts
  • Shim Chain Adjustment – simple consistent chain tension adjustment


  • Turn-key JDR “Ready to Race” with K7 Suzuki GSXR 1000cc Engine, Sunoco Race Fuel, MPT Oil, and American Racer Tires
    • Pickup in St. Louis – 64,995
    • Delivery – East of Rocky Mountains- including one race weekend engineering / setup – 74,995

*Can you win championships for JDR?  Ask about a discount on your F1000.
**Contact JDR for pricing on parts, full spares packages, setup support, and more.

Optional Upgrades

  • 2017 Suzuki GSXR 1000cc Engine
  • Additional AIM data sensors
  • Downshift “Blipper” system – Avoid over revs
  • Full suspension spares package
  • Full bodywork spares package