Burton-upon-Trent, 24 October 2023
Ginetta and Pirelli are delighted to announce a brand-new partnership. The global tyre manufacturer Pirelli being named as the official tyre supplier for Ginetta racing events until 2025.
Ginetta are known for producing exceptional race cars and hosting motorsport championships for all levels. They welcome talent from rookies all the way to experienced racers. It has selected Pirelli as its exclusive tyre supplier for all Championships, strengthening the reputation of both brands within the motorsport community. Many of the world’s top racing drivers made their debuts in the Ginetta Junior Championship, including current W Series champion, Jamie Chadwick, and Formula 1 racing driver, McLaren’s Lando Norris.
Exciting new collaboration
This exciting collaboration between Pirelli and Ginetta marks a significant development in the world of motorsport. Pirelli’s premium high-performance tyres will feature on all Ginetta-competing cars. This ensures that the teams experience the best in grip, handling and performance. This partnership will enable drivers to push the limits of their cars across all Championships: Ginetta Junior Championship, GT Championship and GT Academy, whilst providing fans with unforgettable racing moments.
Ginetta is thrilled to bring Pirelli on board with their fantastic offering for Ginetta’s racing series. Pirelli has a vast amount of experience in motorsport. Their production of slicks, the P Zero Trofeo R and P1 Cinturato tyres will all come in to play for different Ginetta series. Thanks to this new agreement, Pirelli will also extend their services to teams, offering insightful technical support.
Pirelli’s extensive experience in motorsport and endurance racing has made them a global leader in the field. The innovative tyre solutions have consistently raised the bar for racing performance, making them the ideal choice for Ginetta, a company renowned for its dedication to motorsport excellence.
Ginetta drivers can look forward to benefiting from Pirelli’s cutting-edge tyre technology, designed to provide maximum grip, durability and safety on the racetrack. Pirelli’s engineers will work closely with Ginetta to understand tyre specifications to meet the unique demands of each racing series, further enhancing the overall performance of the cars.
This partnership exemplifies both companies’ commitment to advancing motorsport and providing the ultimate racing experience. With Pirelli as the official tyre supplier, the future of Ginetta racing looks set to be faster, more competitive and more thrilling than ever.
Words from Ginetta
Amy Tomlinson is the Managing Director at Ginetta. She said: “In establishing this strategic partnership with Pirelli, we are ensuring that every driver racing with Ginetta – whether it’s their rookie season or a championship defence – has an equal opportunity to experience the full potential of their Ginetta race car. Our partnership guarantees that they’ll do so with tyres that deliver the highest standards of safety, performance, and grip while they’re out on track.”
Words from Pirelli
Jonathan Wells is the Pirelli UK Motorsport Manager. He said: “We are thrilled be stepping on board with Ginetta as official tyre supplier. At Pirelli, we are confident that our tyre technology and commitment to excellence align perfectly with the Ginetta brand. We believe this partnership will provide an exceptional racing experience for drivers and fans alike. This is something we are very much looking forward to continuing in the future.”
Ginetta headed to Donington Park last weekend (21-22 October) for the finale of their Grand Prix series. The provisional 2024 calendar is available now at www.ginetta.com.
2024 Ginetta Championship Calendar
30 March/01 April – Oulton Park
27/28 April – Silverstone GP
25/26 May – Donington Park GP
29/30 June – Anglesey (G-Fest)
13/14 July – Snetterton 300
17/18 August – Silverstone National (Junior Exclusive)
7/8 September – Donington Park GP
28/29 September – Brands Hatch GP
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Pirelli was founded in Milan in 1872. Today it stands as a global brand known for its cutting edge technology, high-end production excellence and passion for innovation that draws heavily on its Italian roots.
Pirelli is a major player in the tyre industry. It’s the only global player to focus solely on the Consumer tyre market, which includes tyres for cars, motorcycles and bicycles. In March 2017, Pirelli spun off its industrial tyre business making the company 100 per cent focused on consumer tyres. Pirelli is now concentrating on High Value tyre markets, delivering innovative tyres and developing Specialties and Super Specialties for its comprehensive product portfolio.
Pirelli has a long link with motorsport. It sustains its technological excellence by bringing innovations developed within the motorsport arena into its consumer products. The company currently supports over 460 car and motorcycle sport events. It has been the exclusive tyre supplier to the Formula One™ World Championship since 2011. Such a strong presence in motorsport enables Pirelli to transfer a series of avant-garde solutions to its day-to-day operations providing the final consumer with the maximum levels of performance and safety.