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Ginetta Recruit Driving Standards Representatives For 2022 Season

4th April 2022 • Simon Paice

Ginetta have recruited experienced racers Jonny Kane, Tom Onslow-Cole and Thomas Erdos as driving standards representatives for the 2022 race season.

Kane, Onslow-Cole and Erdos, who combined have more than 70 years of motorsport experience, will be present at race events through the season with the aim of ensuring fair and competitive racing across Ginetta’s four domestic championships.

One driving standards representative will be in attendance at each Ginetta race weekend to work directly with the Clerk of the Course and Ginetta championship management. They’ll work on all judicial procedures for breaches of the regulations regarding driving standards and driver conduct on and off track.

The representative will utilise their racing experience and knowledge to assist in creating a transparent and consistent process for the application of penalties.

Steph Bush, Ginetta Championships Manager: “This is an exciting new development for Ginetta and one that we are proud to be implementing. We feel it is vital to have a clear and consistent approach to managing driving standards and the judicial processes across our championships.

“Our driving standards representatives have a wealth of experience and will be a great asset to our team and the Clerk of the Course, as well as to the drivers and teams who should benefit from a clearer understanding of the consequences of breaching driving standards.

“Ginetta bring a lot of new drivers into British motorsport every season, many of whom go on to race in different categories in the UK and abroad, so we feel it is important to try and promote the highest driving standards possible for them to carry through their racing careers.”

 

Ginetta Driving Standards Representatives 2022

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Jonny Kane:

A decorated career has seen Kane become a specialist in GT and prototype racing across the globe. His early success came in single-seaters, with multiple title successes including the 1997 British F3 crown.

The Northern Irishman has stood on the podium in multiple leading championship’s including the FIA World Endurance Championship and American Le Mans Series, while he’s contested the 24 Hours of Le Mans on 12 occasions and took an LMP2 class win in 2010.

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Tom Onslow-Cole:

The British driver launched his career as the 2006 Renault UK Clio Cup champion, before starring in the British Touring Car Championship with almost 200 race starts, seven wins and 36 podium finishes.

A hugely successful transition to GT racing has seen him win two International GT Open titles. A champion in the 24H Series too, he’s also enjoyed successful spells in British GT, Blancpain Endurance and Le Mans Cup.

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Thomas Erdos:

Erdos has enjoyed a successful racing career spanning more than three decades, with the Brazilian driver predominantly competing in GT and prototype racing in the UK and Europe.

The one-time BTCC racer has taken two class wins from 13 appearances in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, as well as twice winning the LMP2 title in the Le Mans Series. He was also British GT champion back in 2002.