Seb Perez is set to make a full season return to the newly rebranded Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship in 2016, after announcing a renewed contract with the JHR Developments team.
Following an impressive showing in the Ginetta Junior Winter series, which saw Perez make his debut on the Junior Championship podium, the 16 year old from Cheshire now has his sights set on more silverware.
Seb Perez, driver;“I had a great first year with Ginetta. I’ve gotten used to the Ginetta G40 race car and the circuits we travel to, so I’m hoping that experience will come in handy when it comes to picking up more podium positions! I’ve got a great team behind me with JHR Developments, and I’m really looking forward to getting back out on track.”
Ashley Gallagher, Ginetta Championships Manager; “Seb really impressed in the KICK Start Energy Drink Ginetta Junior Winter Series at Snetterton. He’s spent a year learning the circuits as part of the Rookie class so should be in a strong position going into the 2016 season.”
With more races than ever before, the 2016 Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship see’s five additional rounds added to the calendar, with three races scheduled at Donington Park, Croft, Knockhill, Rockingham and Silverstone.
Committed to bringing drivers into motorsport, and nurturing their development as racing drivers throughout their careers, Ginetta has implemented a number of changes to the Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship for 2016.
There will be an additional five races added to the calendar, with three races scheduled at Donington Park, Croft, Knockhill, Rockingham and Silverstone. Whilst in order to control season costs, a testing restriction will be introduced.
The changes are designed to further strengthen the Ginetta motorsport ladder, the prize package is also designed to encouraged progression through the formulae. The winner of the Junior series will be loaned a Ginetta G55 GT4 car to be used in the 2017 Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup.
Broadcast live on ITV4, the opening rounds of the Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship get underway at Brands Hatch on 2/3 April 2016.