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Formula SAE Italy will take place from 14 to 18 July 2021 at Riccardo Paletti Racetrack in Varano de’ Melegari.

The event will take place in person both for statics and dynamics with a limited number of persons on site concerning team members, judges and staff.

Due to the uncertainty given by the COVID-19 emergency, this can’t be definitely guaranteed now. Restrictions could be increased according to the pandemic developments in 2021 or the event could even become a virtual one. Further and detailed information will be constantly published on our website.


The MAIN REGISTRATION will open on February 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM CET (GMT +1) and will close on March 10, 2021 at 1:00 PM CET (GMT + 1).
The teams which confirmed their participation for 2021 following the cancellation of the 2020 event will not have to pay additional fees for this registration.
They will appear on the website registered team list under the “confirmed” status and will not have to register any more. For all the other teams, the procedure will be the same as last year, with the filling in of the electronic form on the Formula ATA website at the opening date at the countdown end.
The slots available for the event are: 66 teams in Class 1 and 4 teams in Class 3, for an overall of 70 teams, as follows:

  • Class 1C - IC Engine                                     35 (11 AVAILABLE SLOTS LEFT)
  • Class 1D – Driverless                                     7 (NO AVAILABLE SLOT LEFT. Teams can register and enter the waiting list)
  • Class 1E - Electric Propulsion System     24 (2 AVAILABLE SLOTS LEFT)
  • Class 3 both IC, Electric and Driverless    4 (2 AVAILABLE SLOTS LEFT)

Registrations will be accepted in the order they will be received and the list of registered teams will be published on line. Please check the website to know IF AND WHEN your team will be shifted to the “awaiting for payment” status. Second year vehicles are not allowed, but, as communicated before, obviously 2020 vehicles are accepted.


As 3rd classified team in the “Design for Future: Dream your 2025 FSAE Italy Car - Car Design Contest”, the team TUfast e-Technology (Technical University of Munich) has the right to participate to the early registration of 2021 event.
Further two early registration slots will be granted for North and South America, Australia and rest of the world (non-European-EFTA) teams.
The early registration will open on February 8, 2021 at 10:00 AM CET (GMT + 1) and will close on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM CET (GMT + 1).
After early registration closure, no slot will be granted for these teams.
Slots that are not allocated for early registration will become available for all teams during main registration period.
Registration must be completed on-line via the electronic form that will be available on the event website in each registration period. The registration will be confirmed only when the due amount will be credited on the ANFIA bank account.
Formula SAE Italy 2021 will grant 3 registration slots to 2022 event to the first 3 Class 1C, 1D & 1E winner teams of this year event and 2 slots to the first 2 Class 3 winner teams.


(25 members included. A further reduction of the included members could be applied due to Covid-19 restrictions)

  • Class 1C, 1D & 1E:        1.415,00€ + 22% VAT = 1.726,30€
  • Class 3:                          1.015,00€ + 22% VAT = 1.238,30€

The registration fees are not refundable, unless for COVID-19 reasons. In case static events will be rescheduled in digital format, part of the paid fee will be refunded


Teams will have 48 hours, starting from registration time, to send us ( for combustion teams; for electric, driverless and class 3 teams) the proof of the bank transfer, certifying the payment date and time.
Registrations to the Formula SAE Italy 2021 will be confirmed only when the due amount is credited on the ANFIA Service Srl bank account.
When making the payments, please consider these administrative regulations:

  • 22% Italian VAT is ONLY required from European and non-European natural persons, who make the payment, i.e.: registration fee = 1415,00€+ 22% VAT = 1.726,30€ total amount to be paid.
  • 22% Italian VAT is NOT required from EU companies owing a VAT code and from non-European companies, who make the payment, i.e.: registration fee = 1415,00€ total amount to be paid.
  • 22% Italian VAT is ALWAYS required from all Italian participants (natural persons/companies), except for the Public Administrations, i.e.: registration fee = 1415,00€+ 22% VAT = 1.726,30€ total amount to be paid.

Payments method:

Bank transfer to ANFIA Service Srl
Bank name: BPER Banca – Turin Branch - Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 48/F - Torino – Italy
IBAN n.: IT07T0538701002000038545602 – Swift code: BPMOIT22.

Please indicate on the bank transfer the following payment descriptions:

  • Team name
  • University name/company name

Payment must be received in full. ALL bank transfer charges must be covered by the payer.


It is mandatory to fill in all the fields for the invoice. Be sure to put the right heading:

  • University name/company name,
  • Department (if needed),
  • Address, post code, town, country,
  • VAT number,
  • “Codice Fiscale” field is ONLY FOR ITALY,
  • “Codice identificativo” field is ONLY FOR ITALY,
  • Administration email address.

Particularly, in the field of “VAT number” please check to have a correct VAT NUMBER. Please do not insert any other data: i.e. tax identification number.
If you do not have got one, please write “Not in possession” in the field.

For Italian teams only
Following the electronic invoicing rule extended to all Italian bodies owing a VAT code, please note that we need to receive the “codice identificativo” of your company, which is an alphanumerical 7 digits code. Public Administration invoicing will remain unchanged. For natural persons or associations with only a “codice fiscale” we need to receive an email address to send the invoice.


When choosing your car number, please consider the numbering listed here below:

Combustion cars

  • From 1 to 59
  • From 70 to 99

Driverless Cars

  • From 700 to 759
  • From 770 to 799

Electric cars

  • From 100 to 159
  • From 170 to 199

Class 3 teams

  • From 300 to 399.

When choosing your car number, please take note that it could be already taken. The acceptance order will follow the registered team list published in the Formula ATA website.
In that case, you will receive an e-mail message asking for a new choice.