G40 Cup
Competitive Entry Level Racing

G40 Cup

The competition for newly-qualified drivers

Eligible for the G40 Cup series as well as numerous MSA championships, the G40 Cup car is an evolution of the G40 GRDC car, upgraded to allow drivers to extract more from the platform, and themselves.

The Car

£35,000 +VAT

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Top speed

125

MPH

Engine capacity

1.8

ltr

max power

135

bhp

weight

840

kg

The car

The G40 Cup Car

An evolution of our G40 GRDC car, the G40 Cup car adds slick tyres to an already compelling platform.

Engine
  • Sealed Ford 1800cc 4-cylinder Zetec producing 135bhp
  • Ginetta throttle body
Optional Extras
  • VBOX OLED display
  • Schroth harnesses
  • Tillett seat
Specifications
  • T45 tubular chassis and integral safety cage built to FIA standards
  • FIA approved driver’s seat and harnesses
  • ATL 45 litre FIA approved fuel cell
  • Performance 5 speed syncro-mesh gearbox
  • Sealed Quaife ATB differential
  • Controlled slick racing tyres
  • Controlled adjustable damper
  • Rear wing
  • 7” x 17” wheels
  • Two camera V-box logging system
  • Internal soundproofing
  • Air conditioning

The package

The 2021 G40 Cup Series

The ideal springboard to propel you quickly up the Ginetta ladder, running alongside the Ginetta GT5 Challenge, the G40 Cup boasts large grids of competitive, single-make racing on the UK’s best GP circuits, for competitors of similar driving ability and experience. Running as a support series to the prestigious British GT Championship, the G40 Cup offers excellent exposure in a high profile paddock for a fraction of the cost.

Series Entry

6,900 +VAT

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Included in driver package & entry fee
  • 18 round championship
  • Seven race weekends as part of the British GT and BTCC calendar
  • Complementary hospitality at all events
  • Ginetta parts and technical support at every round
  • Post event TV coverage
  • Post event race report across motorsport press
  • Tight technical controls to ensure parity between cars
  • PR and social media guidance
  • Ginetta Track Pack Membership
  • 50% discount on 1 x 3 Hour session with coaching at our in-house simulator, SIMTrack Driver Performance Centre
Race format
  • 2021 Calendar

    Thruxton (BTCC) - 08 / 09 May
    Brands Hatch GP (British GT) - 22 / 23 May
    Silverstone GP (British GT) - 26 / 27 June
    Donington Park GP (British GT) - 10 / 11 July
    Snetterton (British GT) - 07 / 08 August
    Croft (BTCC) - 18 / 19 September
    Donington Park GP (British GT) - 16 / 17 October

  • Friday

    Optional testing

  • Saturday and Sunday

    1 x 20 minute qualifying
    4 weekends - 3 x 20 minute races
    2 weekends - 2 x 20 minute races
    1 weekend - 2 x 25 minute races

Championship Prizes
  • Overall

    Free entry into 2022 Ginetta GT5 Challenge

  • Runner-up

    Half Price entry into 2022 Ginetta GT5 Challenge

Salkeld 02 7

G40 Cup is the perfect stepping stone to higher-level racing both within the Ginetta ladder and generally. It's highly-competitive and close racing with plenty of overtaking and no quarter given.

Mark Sansom

G40 Cup Driver, 2020