BRDC qualifying championship with clear progression into global GT4 racing
Broadcast live on ITV4, British Touring Car Championship support series, the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup is Ginetta’s flagship championship featuring the Ginetta G55 GT4 car.
The championship itself offers unrivalled exposure for drivers, teams and sponsors, and is now entering its third year as a BRDC qualifying championship, with a number of drivers both past and present having already been named Rising Stars and SuperStars.
For the ambitious racer, the championship provides the ideal ‘next step’ from competition behind the wheel of a Ginetta G40, whilst the car itself is eligible for a number of International GT races and the perfect training ground for the Ginetta G55 GT3 car and Ginetta-Juno.
In 2015, the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup will feature both Professional and Amateur classes – both of which will have their own points structure and prize giving - designed to ensure racers with time-consuming workloads are not at a disadvantage to those career racers who can test and train throughout the week.
Class entry will be based on competitors’ previous racing experience and results, and provides an interim step for ambitious Protyre Motorsport Ginetta GT5 Challenge and Ginetta Racing Drivers Club competitors, looking for progression to the next level of motorsport.
The first step on the motorsport ladder for 14 - 17 year old racing drivers
As the only company in the world which offers drivers as young as 14 a genuine route into top level racing, the KICK Start Energy Ginetta Junior Championship uses the multi-disciplined Ginetta G40 and gives aspiring teenage drivers the chance to take their first step up the motor racing ladder.
The KICK Start Energy Ginetta Junior Championship has evolved into one of the most subscribed, most well attended, most televised and ultimately, most prestigious Junior car racing championship in the UK – offering unrivalled opportunities for driver and sponsor exposure.
As the most popular support series to the British Touring Car Championship and with live coverage on ITV, the equalised car and single-make championship are designed to uphold Ginetta’s ethos of providing safe, controlled racing, whilst focussing on driver potential rather than racing budget.
Its sealed Ford Zetec 1.8-litre engine, tubular steel chassis and fibre-glass shell, restricts the car to 100BHP and includes a six-speed sequential Quaife gearbox and sealed Quaife ATB Differential. Not only that, but all cars run on controlled Michelin tyres and the G40 chassis is 53 times stronger than the FIA requires it to be.
Cost-effective racing for all ages and experience
The Ginetta GT5 Challenge offers a unique, low-cost opportunity to race in a single make racing championship whilst still being a part of a prestigious support package.
Joining the Avon Tyres British GT Championship once again, this seven-weekend series is a popular entry-level championship for many aspiring GT racers, because the cost-effective series boasts packed grids with close racing.
All competitors receive six official SRO season passes for entry into the circuit and are encouraged to enjoy the Ginetta hospitality area throughout each event. Drivers, teams and sponsors are also welcome to take full advantage of Ginetta’s facilities in Leeds for meetings, events and factory tours.
For 2015, the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club ‘Class of 2014’ will graduate into the Ginetta GT5 Challenge, and their road-legal Ginetta G40’s will compete within a separate class.
An all-inclusive package designed specifically for the first-time racing driver
Most of us have enjoyed a few laps in a supercar around one of the UK’s top circuits, but imagine being on track behind the wheel of your own racing car, enjoying a race alongside new friends in front of cheering crowds, before driving the car home and being the envy of your neighbours. That feeling of euphoria is what the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club is all about.
Created exclusively for newcomers to the sport, the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club is aimed at drivers with a desire to test their mettle at racing, offering step-by-step support as they move from the UK roads to some of the finest GT circuits in the country, best of all, the road-legal racer is yours to keep!
The all-inclusive package includes everything required to begin competing; you buy the car and we give you 12 months road tax, an ARDS racing licence, two track days with expert tuition plus entry into a four weekend racing series at the best UK circuits with full mechanical and emotional Ginetta support.
A continuation from the GRDC
Ginetta Racing Drivers Club+ (GRDC+) provides Ginetta G40 Club Car owners - who have previously competed in the standalone Ginetta Racing Drivers Club series - with an arena in which to compete throughout their second year of racing.
The series is a natural progression for those drivers who have recently discarded their ‘novice’ plates, and competitors join the larger Ginetta GT5 Challenge grid for their second season in racing, which means they enjoy five race meetings, with three races at each venue.
GRDC+ is also the ideal starting platform for drivers who have too much circuit racing experience for the pure entry-level Ginetta Racing Drivers Club, enabling them to retain all the member benefits, whilst racing amongst drivers of similar ability and experience.
All members are invited to join Lawrence Tomlinson on a number of social events throughout the year, which include golf days and a trip to the Le Mans 24 Hour, with the backdrop of a traditional French chateau.
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