Motorsports are fast and thrilling—but safely achieving racing speeds requires accurate and reliable miniature components. Learn why designers of the highest performance racing vehicles partner with The Lee Company when they want to win championships.
Speed and precision aren’t the sole domain of motorsports – they’re qualities that The Lee Company also offers. Our degreed Technical Sales Engineers will work directly with your designers, providing custom-engineered parts in a short turnaround time that are durable enough to survive the entire race yet small and lightweight enough to be integrated into the smallest recesses of your vehicle. The top teams in racing series, such as Formula 1, Formula E, MotoGP, and America’s Cup, have utilized a wide range of Lee products across every fluidic system, including applications in:
In short, our components have become vital to the fastest land, air, and sea vehicles on Earth. Lee solenoid valves have even been homologated by FIA for a variety of Formula 1 racing applications. Use our expertise to save time and engineering resources while still receiving unique, reliable components in time for the next race.
Learn about the problems we’ve solved, the solutions we’ve provided, and how our work has helped championship teams win races.
Maximizing performance requires fitting hundreds of miniature components under the aerodynamic shell of a high performance racing vehicle, which is designed to minimize both weight and drag. With configurations below 4 mm in diameter, Lee offers plugs, flow restrictors, filters, and valves in the smallest packages on the market. Each product is manufactured under a benchmark quality management system (QMS) to ensure performance and reliability under the toughest conditions.
Learn how components from The Lee Company have become standardized in the driver-activated Drag Reduction System found in Formula 1 vehicles.
Miniature components from The Lee Company serve a variety of functions throughout motorsport vehicles. Lee Plug® Expansion Plugs seal passageways in manifolds and engine blocks. Flow restrictors, check valves, and solenoid valves control hydraulic actuators and improve engine fuel efficiency. Safety screen filters and pressure relief valves protect hydraulic, fuel, cooling, and lubrication systems.