The Ginetta GT Supercup is a single make racing championship in UK. There are 2 cups challenged for using 2 models.
The G50 Cup
This cup is competed for using identical Ginetta G50 cars. The car can be purchased at prices starting around £50,000. It was launched in 2008 and has been a reckoning force in the British GT since. The car weighs in at 945kg and holds a Ford 3.5 litre V6 engine.
The G55 Cup
This cup is competed for using identical Ginetta G55 cars. The G55 is the successor to the 2008 Ginetta G50, launched in 2011, it is the most powerful race car Ginetta have ever produced. The G55 can be bought for around £75,000, it sports more aerodynamic features than the G50, showing Ginetta’s intention for contention in GT3 racing. It houses a front-mid mounted engine like its predecessor but it is a 3.7 litre V6 this time around pumping out 370bhp (70bhp more than G50).
The races for both cups take place on the same day and will consists of 3 rounds at each circuit, usually lasting around 20 minutes each.
The current circuits are:
- Brands Hatch (Indy), Kent
- Donnington Park
- Thruxton, Hampshire
- Oulton Park (Island), Cheshire
- Croft, North Yorkshire
- Snetterton (300), Norfolk
- Knockhill, Fife
- Rockingham, Northamptonshire
- Silverstone, Northamptonshire
- Brands Hatch (Grand Prix), Kent
Follow our sponsored driver, Tom Sharp, as he contends for the G55 Cup. He has been selected for the BRDC Rising Star Programme 2012 and is sure to make massive impact on the racing scene in years to come!