Formula Ford

Formula Ford began in the 60s, where motor racing schools such as the Jim Russell school and Motor Racing Stables promoted single seat Formula Junior and Formula Three-like machines from world class constructors like Cooper and Lotus.

Repco Brabham Engines

Racing expertise and support

Hart Engine

Brian Hart developed the fuel injected 2 Ltr engine from the Ford Cosworth BDA 1.6 L engine.

Racing No. 1

Engineering at its finest

Repco Brabham

Advanced Racing Engineering

Lotus Twin Cam

Colin Chapman designed the engine originally for Formula Ford

About Us

With over 30 years experience building Ford based racing engines, we offer a service second to none.


Formula Ford
We specialize in Formula Ford Kent, Formula Ford 2000 and Sports 2000 engines, Lotus Twin Cam, Cosworth BDD and BDG, Formula Junior and Pushrod 1500 Engines. We have a complete stock of Twin Cam & Cosworth engine parts. We are Australian Formula Ford International agents for engine parts.


Burton Power
We stock and distribute Burton products.

In-house engine dyno facility.

All engines we build and rebuild are tested prior to delivery on our fully computerized in house engine dyno facility.

This allows us to test and adjust your engine settings in a controlled environment where all changes can be measured.

in house engine dyno facility.

The production of a dyno graph shows the torque and power the engine produces within a RPM range.

Any problems found are easier to correct here on the dyno stand than under the hood. It is also cheaper to test and tune an engine on the dyno than at the track.

Larner Engine Builders
Larner engines Brabham
Larner engines Brabham

Historic racing & sports car

We can race prepare or setup your chassis or fully restore your historic racing/sports car. Our principles include sound engineering, close attention to detail and where possible, maintaining originality.

On-Site Experts & Services

With years of experience we can help you get the best from your vehicle whether it is a race or sports car, you are in the right hands.

Motorsport Pedigree

Larner Engines have been used by the biggest names in Australian Motorsport.

  • Mark Webber
  • Marcus Ambrose
  • Craig Lowndes
  • Mark Winterbottom