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Ginetta Confirm LMP2 Intentions With Chassis Bid

Ginetta Confirm LMP2 Intentions With Chassis Bid Following a successful Le Mans test at the Circuit de la Sarthe over the weekend, Ginetta can today confirm plans to submit an expression of interest to the Automobile Club de l'Ouest with a view to become one of the licensed chassis manufacturers for LMP2 from 2017.

As the LMP3 project has shown, Ginetta are committed to their LMP programme, ... Read More
Jun 3, 2015

Niclas Lindström wins both races at Kinnekulle Ring

Niclas Lindström wins both races at Kinnekulle Ring The Swedish Ginetta GT5 Challenge moved from Mantorp Park to twisty Kinnekulle Ring for rounds four and five last weekend. A total of 18 cars made qualifying, with a heavy rain storm making it difficult for drivers entering the track a bit too late. Otto Gullberg headed two more G20´s with the best G40´s a bit down. Champion ... Read More
Jun 2, 2015

Ginetta-Nissan Enjoy Successful LMP3 Test At Le Mans

Ginetta-Nissan Enjoy Successful LMP3 Test At Le Mans The Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 car completed its first laps of the famous Circuit de la Sarthe in France on Sunday, 31st May, as Team LNT fielded two cars during the official test day for the globally renowned Le Mans 24 Hours.

Behind the wheel of one car, Nissan’s LMP 1 rookie racers - Super GT Champion Tsugio Matsuda, ex F1 racer Max Chilton and ... Read More
Jun 2, 2015

GINETTA GT SUPERCUP RETURN FOR TCR WITH SERIES DEBUT FOR POINTON

GINETTA GT SUPERCUP RETURN FOR TCR WITH SERIES DEBUT FOR POINTON Total Control Racing will make a welcome return to the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup during the fourth event of the season at Oulton Park Island Circuit on 6th/7th June, having agreed a deal with its Ginetta GT5 Challenge front-runner Callum Pointon to debut in the BTCC support category.

Although at this point a one-off appearance for the ... Read More
Jun 2, 2015

Ayres Confirms 2016 KICK Start Energy Ginetta Junior Plans

Ayres Confirms 2016 KICK Start Energy Ginetta Junior Plans Ginetta can today confirm that karting ace Anthony Ayres is set to join the Mectech Motorsport team with a view to contest the  2016 KICK Start Energy Ginetta Junior Championship.

Anthony has raced with the Mectech karting team for the last six years and will start a testing program towards the end of 2015 with the aim of competing in the ... Read More
Jun 2, 2015

Optimum Return To Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup With Ade Barwick

Optimum Return To Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup With Ade Barwick Top British endurance racing squad, Optimum Motorsport, will make a return to the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup this weekend at Oulton Park, with Ade Barwick at the wheel of a Ginetta G55.

Following a four-year absence, Optimum Motorsport will return to Ginetta’s flagship single-make championship, and it will mark the first time the 2013 ... Read More
Jun 2, 2015

Team LNT Claim Top Ten Finish In Frantic British GT Encounter

Team LNT Claim Top Ten Finish In Frantic British GT Encounter Mike Simpson and Steve Tandy secured a top ten finish for Team LNT at Silverstone today (31 May), to add to the growing points tally of the #32 car following the three hour endurance encounter.

Starting from an unrepresentative 13thand 15thon the grid, a strong start for Rick Parfitt Jnr in the #44 car saw him pick up a pair of places over a ... Read More
Jun 1, 2015

Kellett Takes Three From Three In Silverstone GT5 Challenge

Kellett Takes Three From Three In Silverstone GT5 Challenge James Kellett has further extended his lead of the Ginetta GT5 Challenge after a trio of wins from the former Ginetta Junior racer puts him 44 points ahead of his closest rival, Ollie Chadwick.

Kellett started what was an eventful weekend opener for the Ginetta GT5 Challenge drivers from pole position and led into turn one before an opening lap ... Read More
May 31, 2015

James Taylor Takes Two Wins From Two In Silverstone GRDC

James Taylor Takes Two Wins From Two In Silverstone GRDC The Ginetta Race Drivers Club enjoyed their second meeting of 2015 at Silverstone this weekend (30/31 May), with a number of drivers making their debut on the grid, including CAR magazine journalist James Taylor, who claimed both available wins at the home of British motorsport.

Former want2race competition winner Taylor qualified on pole ... Read More
May 31, 2015

Silverstone Preview : Ginetta Racing Drivers Club

Silverstone Preview : Ginetta Racing Drivers Club Following their competitive motorsport debut at Rockingham Motor Speedway earlier this month, the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club class of 2015 are looking forward to another exciting race weekend, all behind the wheel of their brand new, fully road legal Ginetta G40 Club cars.

The man to beat this weekend is Adrian Campbell-Smith who picked up ... Read More
May 28, 2015

Silverstone Preview : Ginetta GT5 Challenge

Silverstone Preview : Ginetta GT5 Challenge As the Ginetta GT5 Challenge season nears its halfway point at Silverstone, the championship is still wide open with 10 different drivers having enjoyed top five results and rounds seven, eight and nine of the 21 race championship promising lots of excitement. Ruth Harrison looks at the competitors.

James Kellett (TCR) leads the standings heading ... Read More
May 28, 2015

Nissan’s LMP1 Racers To Test Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 At La Sarthe

Nissan’s LMP1 Racers To Test Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 At La Sarthe Team LNT are delighted to welcome Nissan’s LMP 1 drivers into the fold for one weekend only, as their three race rookies -– Buncombe, Chilton and Matsuda – get behind the wheel of our LMP3 car this coming Sunday.

The trio, who will all need to complete their mandatory 10-lap runs during the test day, will get behind the wheel of ... Read More
May 28, 2015

Team LNT To Defend HSF Brooklands Team Challenge

Team LNT To Defend HSF Brooklands Team Challenge Team LNT are preparing to defend their 2014 title at this year’s Henry Surtees Foundation Brooklands Team Challenge on June 30, with a team of Ginetta Junior racers past and present ready to race in the highly coveted annual event.

Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 factory driver Charlie Robertson, a successful karter and twice Ginetta champion will lead ... Read More
May 26, 2015

GRDC+ Leaders want2race Head To Silverstone With Trio Of Entries

GRDC+ Leaders want2race Head To Silverstone With Trio Of Entries The opening round of the British GT supporting GRDC+ saw the want2race team leave Rockingham Motor Speedway with five trophies and the championship lead – one they intend to bolster at Silverstone in just over a week’s time.

Taking home a total of five trophies between them, Rob Keogh and Ben Hyland dominated the newly introduced ... Read More
May 21, 2015

United Autosports To Join Ginetta-Nissan LM P3 Fraternity

United Autosports To Join Ginetta-Nissan LM P3 Fraternity United Autosports is laying the foundations for a two-car entry in the 2016 European Le Mans Series (ELMS). The Anglo-American team, with ambitions to ultimately contest the Le Mans 24 Hours, will contest the LM P3 category with a brace of Ginetta-Nissan sportscars.

The team, based in Leeds, England, and created in 2009 by Zak Brown and ... Read More
May 13, 2015