F4 U.S. Sporting Format
Unique among this ladder category, drivers get three hours of track time every race weekend, including two free practice sessions, one qualifying session and three races (the Formula 1 race-weekend schedule will be abbreviated). Starting grids are determined by fast times earned in qualifying for Race 1. Subsequent grids are based off fast times from the previous race.
Point scoring is in accordance with global F4 series standards and are awarded as follows:
The top-seven drivers in the overall Championship earn FIA Super License points as follows:
|Position||Super License Points|
Prize money is awarded to the top-three drivers after each race. At least seventeen races are schedule for the 2021 season.
Contingency Prizes for the regular 2021 season are in still in development.
End of Season Contingency Prizes for 2021 are still in development.
In 2021, the F4 U.S. champion will earn a scholarship to advance to FR Americas. SCCA Pro Racing has also restructured the end-of-season prize payout to award the top-eight overall competitors prize money. The official earnings will be announced in early 2021.
Team points are based on the team's top-two cars in each individual race.