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The Formula Vee maverick who has reached the top

For a second consecutive year, a self-built machine has won the Formula Vee championship. But James Harridge's 'Maverick' comes from the very humblest of origins - with some parts even salvaged from a skip

Formula Vee is not usually an easy championship to win. The 750 Motor Club's long-running VW Beetle-engined single-seater series features constructors and engine builders that have decades of experience in the category. But, it is possible for self-built creations to still challenge the likes of the AHS, GAC and Storm (built by SG Race Engineering) machines that populate the series.

Graham Gant proved that in 2019 as, after years of toil with his own Worm's Eye View car, he finally landed the crown. And now James Harridge has achieved the same feat after a dominant 2020 campaign with the Maverick Vee he and his father built - a car with the very humblest of beginnings.

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