Geri Nicosia has today confirmed his intentions to challenge for the 2016 Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship as part of the JHR Developments team.
On his debut with Ginetta, Geri hit the ground running. He secured top rookie and fourth overall in the 2014 Ginetta Junior Winter Series, before signing up for the main championship in 2015. The 16 year old from Princes Risborough enjoyed several top 10 rookie class results, and a class third place at Snetterton.
Switching to JHR Developments for this season, former Fiesta Junior Champion Geri is hoping to finish inside the championship top three, whilst picking up even more silverware along the way.
Geri Nicosia, driver:"I am really looking forward to making a return to the Ginetta Junior Championship this season. The JHR Developments team were a force to be reckoned with in 2015, so I am hopeful we can see some of that pace continuing into this year.”
Ashley Gallagher, Ginetta Championships Manager:"It’s great to have Geri back for 2016. He’s shown some real pace in the G40 in the past, and with a year of racing under his belt, he will certainly be one to watch in the main championship this year."
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 supporting driver development, the Junior prize package is 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.