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01. 02. 03. 05. 06. 07. 08. 09. 10. 11. 12. WELCOME P1 HERITAGE P2 - 3 THE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 CALENDAR SPONSORSHIP & MARKETING HOSPITALITY TV & MEDIA JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP ROLL OF HONOUR PREVIOUS GINETTA DRIVERS TEAM CONTACTS P4 - 11 P14 - 15 P16 - 17 P18 - 19 P20 - 23 P24 - 25 P26 - 27 P28 - 29 P30 - 31

04. GRDC P12 - 13

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// Welcome
Welcome to the Ginetta Media Pack for 2014. The information provided within is designed to give you a comprehensive overview of the company, in addition to explaining the range of championships we operate and the opportunities and exposure they provide. 2014 aims to build upon our previous successes, whilst also welcoming the launch of the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club, a specifically designed entry level series for the ever popular G40, hosted at some of the finest UK circuits. Ginetta will once again run a pair of championships on the ITV4 covered TOCA/BTCC package with the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup and Junior Championship; offering exciting and accessible racing for both senior and junior drivers., whilst the highly competitive Ginetta GT5 Challenge will also form a key part of the SRO/British GT package on Motors TV. Throughout 2013 Team LNT fielded their Ginetta G55 GT3 car in a number of British and European competitions whilst the Ginetta was once again the British GT4 championship winning marque with the Ginetta G50 GT4 car. Brand awareness of Ginetta has never been higher and we are looking forward to another year of competitive, exciting and high-profile racing with the most watched single-make series in the UK. This success is in no small part due to the fantastic support of our sponsors, teams, drivers, supporters and Ginetta staff who come together to form the Ginetta family. 2014 is Ginettas 56th year of manufacturing British race cars, and its going to be a great one!

Lawrence Tomlinson Chairman

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// Heritage
Ginetta has been building British road and race cars since 1958 and, as one of the few remaining British sports car manufacturers, are historically responsible for some of the most iconic race and road cars. Since its purchase by Lawrence Tomlinson in 2005, the company has grown to become one of the most significant players on the global motorsport scene, producing around 200 hand-crafted cars per year, for customers across the globe.

// Manufacturing
Tomlinson runs his operation from a stateof-the-art, 75,000 sq. ft. factory in Garforth, Leeds, within which many components are crafted by hand at every stage of the build. Employing around 55 staff, from car and engine designers to mechanical engineers and fabricators, Ginettas production line currently includes the G40 Junior car, G40 Senior car, G50 cup, G50 GT4, G55 Cup, G55 GT3, as well as the G40R race car for the road and the G60 supercar, as well as the new-for-2014 Ginetta Racing Drivers Club car. // In-house R&D, CAD & engineering teams // Engine build, design and development facilities // Two engine dynamometers // Carbon fibre production facility // State of the art chassis/roll cage production

// Racing
With racing pedigree throughout the business; the factory-run Team LNT exudes racing passion with an impressive on-track record having competed at some of the worlds most prestigious long distance and historic race meetings including the Petit Le Mans in Atlanta, Sebring Florida, Goodwood Revival, Silverstone 24 hours and the 24 Heures Du Mans, with Lawrence winning the GT2 class in 2006. The Ginetta Championships provide competitive and affordable racing for everyone from the aspiring driver wanting to take their first step into competitive sports car racing, to the seasoned professional looking for close, competitive thrills and excitement, combining top class manufacturing with a dedication to teamwork and success. The Ginetta series offer unrivalled exposure for drivers, teams and sponsors both on and off track; with TV coverage of all races combined with a constant flow of media coverage and high-profile championship partners.

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Ginetta Across The Globe


// AUSTRALIA // AUSTRIA // BELGIUM // BRAZIL // CHINA // CZECH REPUBLIC // FRANCE // DENMARK // GERMANY // HOLLAND // HONG KONG // ITALY // JAPAN // MALAYSIA // NORWAY // POLAND // PORTUGAL // SINGAPORE // SPAIN // SOUTH AFRICA // SWEDEN // SWITZERLAND // UK // USA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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// The Championships
Race with the Best of British in 2014
Lawrence Tomlinsons vision for Ginetta is to provide competitive and affordable motorsport for drivers as young as 14 to be able to progress through the Ginetta championships comprehensive career ladder, before ultimately competing in top level GT or single-seater arenas. No other British manufacturer runs three championships within the two biggest racing packages in Britain and receives the levels of media exposure gained throughout the season. The Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup and Ginetta Junior Championship can be seen running alongside the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, whilst the Ginetta GT5 Challenge is a firm favourite on the British GT package. Ginetta ensure teams and drivers have both technical and parts support at each championship round whilst a dedicated hospitality area is available for teams and drivers which serves a variety of snacks, drinks and hot food. Its the perfect environment to take in the latest racing action or simply relax. After the introduction of the car loan scheme in 2013, this package has proved popular and will return for 2014. The all-inclusive package provides everything drivers require to go racing for a fixed price, and includes the car loan, race tyres, entry fees, Friday testing and race fuel in order to ensure costs are kept under control. Over the past five years, Ginetta have supported over 240 drivers as they took their first steps into the thrilling world of motor racing; and have already established clear routes from entry-level racing, right through to the pinnacle of sports car competition; the 24 Heures Du Mans. Sporting Regulations All cars carry on board judicial cameras Driving standards are closely monitored, with licence points compounded with championship points deductions Dedicated, full-season championship clerk of the course and eligibility/safety scrutineer MSA sanctioned

Technical regulations All gearboxes/engines/ differentials/ECUs sealed to ensure parity between cars Ginetta are the only approved service agent for engines/ gearboxes/differentials and ECU. Weight limit for both car and driver Tyre limits in place to reduce costs Ginettas state of the art dynamometer truck is used during the scrutineering process which is capable of producing flywheel and driven wheel BHP figures The cars are designed with mechanics and engineers in mind, and use common components which require limited adjustment

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Ginetta brings fantastic value to the TOCA package, with the Ginetta Junior Championship and Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup having cemented themselves as two incredibly competitive and entertaining support series. Ginetta nurture the progression of newcomers and are active in the development of both championships and the drivers themselves, with a number of former Ginetta drivers currently competing in the BTCC.
Alan Gow
Series Director of the British Touring Car Championship

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Broadcast live on ITV4 during the Sunday race day, The Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup is a single-class race series which features both the Ginetta G50 & G55 GT4 sports cars; running in support of the British Touring Car Championship. Having renewed their contract with organising body TOCA, Ginetta will remain a permanent fixture on the BTCC support package until at least 2016. This coincides with the decision to introduce the G50 GT4 car to replace the old G50 Cup cars, which will race alongside the current G55 Cup car, which is also to be homologated as the 2014 GT4 spec car. The 2014 Ginetta G55 GT4 car will use the inhouse Ginetta developed 3.7 Ford V6 engine, producing 355bhp. The drivetrain starts with the Hewland six-speed sequential gearbox with new for 2014 Ginetta factory-developed pneumatic paddle-shift system.

With over 150 Ginetta G50s in circulation across the globe - many of which are homologated GT4 cars in addition to a number of G55 Cup cars, the move will enable more Ginetta owners to compete in the single-make championships. This commitment is further backed by global tyre manufacturer Michelin continuing its title sponsorship of the Ginetta GT Supercup as well as the series remaining as a BRDC qualifying championship, with a number of drivers having already been invited to join this prestigious club. Ensuring friends, family and sponsors can share drivers on-track experience, Ginetta provide every driver with 12 TOCA season passes, as well as complementary race day hospitality. Drivers also receive a Ginetta-branded race suit, as well as the opportunity to invite guests to Ginettas head office for a tour of the facility.

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Having progressed from the Ginetta Junior Championship into the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup, Ginetta have offered me affordable racing, extremely high competition, masses of public exposure and an all-round good time. I started out as a very inexperienced racer with a lot to learn, and now I feel I am ready to take my first championship title in the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup in 2014.
Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup Competitor

Andrew Watson

Ginetta offer any aspiring professional drivers the opportunity to showcase their talents on the biggest Motorsport package in the UK, that being the TOCA tour. The championship is cost effective, highly competitive & provides a great platform to progress your career. Its the place to be!
2012 champion and 2013 runner-up in Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup

FACT BOX // 29 COMPETITORS IN 2012 // 13 DIFFERENT WINNERS // 14 POLE SITTERS

Carl Breeze

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As the only company in the world which offers junior drivers a genuine route into top-level racing, this value-for-money championship uses the G40 Junior car, and gives aspiring racing drivers aged between 14 and 17 the chance to take their first step up the motor racing ladder. A support race to the famed BTCC since 2008, the Ginetta Junior Championship has proven to be a very popular addition to the package and has evolved into one of the most subscribed, most well-attended, most televised and ultimately, most prestigious Junior car racing championship in the UK offering unrivalled opportunities for driver and sponsor exposure. With its sealed Ford Zetec 1.8-litre engine and tubular steel chassis, full integral FIA approved roll cage and fibre-glass shell, the car is restricted to 100BHP and includes a six-speed sequential Quaife gearbox, sealed Quaife ATB Differential. Not only that, but all cars run on controlled Michelin tyres and the G40 chassis is 53 times

stronger than FIA requirement in order to uphold Ginettas ethos of providing safe, controlled racing, whilst focussing on driver potential rather than racing budget. All competitors receive an official Ginetta race suit, eight official TOCA season passes, as well as full access to the Ginetta hospitality area for the duration of the weekend. Drivers, teams and sponsors are encouraged to make use of Ginettas opulent boardroom facilities in Leeds, for meetings, events and factory tours.

FACT BOX // 18 COMPETITORS IN 2013 // 7 DIFFERENT PODIUM FINISHERS // 6 DIFFERENT RACE WINNERS

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The Ginetta Junior Championship provided me with a wealth of invaluable experience in many aspects of my racing; from the driving aspect to media ability. The level of competition on the Ginetta grid couldnt be found in any other series and it offers huge exposure for drivers to shine, providing excellent exposure for our sponsors.
Ginetta Junior Championship Runner-Up 2013

Ginetta Juniors is the perfect way for aspiring drivers to start a career in motorsport, it allows them to not only learn the key driving dynamics of a race car in the most competitive junior environment in Europe, but also sees them learning how to conduct themselves in all aspects of professional motorsport. Whether they go on to be a professional driver, driver coach, data engineer, team manager or any other role in the professional motorsport world they will have experience to fall back on from the earliest possible point in their career.
HHC Commercial Director

Charlie Kemp

Keith Donegan

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The Ginetta GT5 Challenge offers a unique, low-cost opportunity to race in a single-make racing championship, over seven race weekends supporting the British GT package. A popular entry-level championship for many GT racers, the series boasts packed grids with close racing and an exciting weekend for motorsport fans. For 2014, the series will once again return to Spa for an international round alongside the Swedish Ginetta Challenge series. All competitors receive six official SRO season passes for entry into the circuit and are encouraged to enjoy the Ginetta hospitality area throughout each event. Drivers, teams and sponsors are also welcome to take full advantage of Ginettas grand facilities in Leeds for meetings, events and factory tours. Trophies are awarded to the top three finishers in both the G40 and G20 class races, with the overall G20 champion winning a free entry for the following season, whilst the G40 champion is awarded a G50 for use in the Ginetta GT Supercup.

FACT BOX // 39 COMPETITORS IN 2013 // 17 DIFFERENT PODIUM FINISHERS // 9 DIFFERENT RACE WINNERS

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I graduated into the Ginetta GT5 Challenge after leaving karting, and the competitiveness of the series and quality of the cars has ensured that my race-craft has developed quickly, turning me into a race winning driver.
Ginetta GT5 Challenge competitor

Luke Davenport

Ginetta have been incredibly supportive during my first year in the GT5 Championship. The friendly and close-knit family environment allowed me to learn a lot in a short space of time, which is a rare quality in motor sports. The team are highly skilled drivers and its a great organisation to be a part of.
Ginetta GT5 Challenge Competitor

Barbara Kubicka

The Ginetta GT5 Challenge gives you an opportunity to race at some of the most prestigious circuits in the world with friendly and professional support from the Ginetta team.
Ginetta GT5 Challenge competitor

Mark De Spong

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// Ginetta Racing Drivers Club

For 2014, Ginetta launched the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club; an all-inclusive package designed to provide drivers who have limited track experience, with everything they need to begin competing in motor racing from their own road legal Ginetta G40R, to tuition and their National B Racing licence. Created exclusively for newcomers to the sport, the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club (GRDC) is aimed at drivers with a desire to learn their race craft behind the wheel of a truly British sports car, offering step-by-step support as they move from the UK roads to some of the finest GT circuits in the country. Committed to providing great value motor racing, members are entitled to a complete ARDS racing licence package, two track days with one-on-one tuition and the delivery of a brand new, fully-road registered Ginetta G40 Club Car with 12 months road tax.

Membership is also fully inclusive of entry into four race weekends in support of the British GT at some of the most prestigious circuits on the calendar. At such events drivers will be entered into official Friday test sessions, one qualifying session and two sprint races. Not only that, but to ensure fair competition and maintain their reputation as a truly beginners club, professional teams will not be permitted in the GRDC paddock and spare parts and technical support will be made available by Ginetta as part of the package. Ginetta Racing Drivers Club members will be invited to join Ginetta Chairman and racing driver Lawrence Tomlinson at a number of social events throughout the year, including golf days and an annual trip to the Le Mans 24 Hour to commemorate Tomlinsons 2006 victory with the backdrop of a traditional French chateau.

I always fancied going racing, but never found an easy and non-time-consuming way into the sport. When I saw the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club offer it was obvious this was the route many businessmen like myself have been waiting for. Not only will Ginetta do all the hard work for me as well as provide a great race series which doesnt overrun the diary, but at the end of it all, I have my own Ginetta G40, suitable for the racetrack and the road.
Peter Brook
Managing Director of both Oracle Finance and Lawton Brook Ltd and the inaugural member of the Ginetta Racing Drivers Club

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1958

GINETTA RACING DRIVERS CLUB

The GRDC was exactly what I needed at this stage of my racing career; which is a total novice looking to gain experience in a friendly environment. By signing up, I can test out whether I enjoy racing Im pretty sure I will and also see whether I have any talent behind the wheel. Greg Stuart
Motorsports Journalist, Videographer & Ginetta Racing Drivers Club member

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// 2014 Calendar
The Ginetta GT4 Supercup & Junior Championship
(in support of the BTCC)

23 - 24 August

KNOCKHILL

28 - 29 June

CROFT

OULTON PARK
7 - 8 June

SNETTERTON
3-4 August

DONINGTON
19 -20 April

SILVERSTONE

ROCKINGHAM
6 - 7 September

27 - 28 September

THRUXTON
3 - 4 May

BRANDS HATCH
29 - 30 March & 11 - 12 October

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// 2014 Calendar
The Ginetta GT5 Challenge (in support of the British GT)

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1958

GINETTA RACING DRIVERS CLUB

ROCKINGHAM 4 - 5 May SILVERSTONE 31 May - 1 June SNETTERTON 30 - 31 August DONINGTON 13 - 14 September

OULTON PARK
19 - 21 April

SNETTERTON 300
21 - 22 June

DONINGTON

13 - 14 October

SILVERSTONE
31 May - 1 June

ROCKINGHAM
3 - 4 May

BRANDS HATCH GP
30 - 31 August

11 - 12 July

SPA FRANCERCHAMPS

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// Sponsorship & Marketing


designed to educate teenagers on career opportunities within motorsport. Developing imaginations and inspiring the future generations through a motorsport writing competition, representatives from both Ginetta & Michelin visit schools local to each TOCA weekend, before a writing competition results in one pupil being invited to attend and write a race report on a Ginetta Junior Championship round.

Ginettas prominence within the motorsport scene offers an exciting, value-for-money opportunity for sponsors looking to expand their brand awareness on a national level, through extended television coverage, coupled with print and online exposure. With eight square metres of advertising space available on a G55 or G50 and a further seven square metres on the G40, there are a plethora of opportunities for both consumer and business-to-business brands to expand their market presence. Drivers often display sponsor logos on their race overalls, beside their name on ITV4 and in all press releases and race day programmes. Ginetta have extensive links with leading global tyre manufacturer Michelin, who extended their title sponsorship of the Ginetta GT Supercup for a further two years, taking the partnership forward into 2015. The relationship with Michelin will continue to grow in 2014, as they remain the sole tyre supplier to all Ginetta s singlemake championships and further build upon their newly launched Michelin & Ginetta Junior Academy Of Media; a comprehensive education programme within the UK

Ginetta offer a fantastic promotional opportunity for new and existing brands to establish further market awareness within the UK, and electronic cigarette company SKYCIG opted to back 2013 Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup Champion Tom Ingram in 2012 following a visit to the Ginetta operation at Thruxton circuit in the early part of the season. Realising the value of being a part of the TOCA package, SKYCIG then went on to purchase a G40R and run a season-long competition to give the car away at the annual Ginetta Awards Dinner.

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Ginettas support for up and coming talent, television exposure through the BTCC and exhilarating racing were just a few of the reasons we invested in Tom Ingrams championship challenge. It has been a real honour to sponsor Tom and watch him speed through win after win! We are delighted to be able to offer a Ginetta G40R to one of the racing fans and be able to play a part in supporting such a fantastic sport.
Tom Rolfe
President of SKYCIG

We are proud to be involved with Ginetta, both in supplying tyres for their road cars and as tyre partner in their race series. The racing is particularly exciting, with the GT Supercup and GT5 championships making very interesting viewing throughout 2013, and the excellent Ginetta Junior Championship offering a host of opportunities and scholarships to the next generation of race drivers. Total performance, including handling and safety is a key attribute of Michelin tyres and they particularly suit the sporty characteristics of Ginettas cars. As a result we are very pleased to have been selected as their exclusive tyre partner.
Commercial Director, Michelin Tyre PLC

Malcolm Scovell

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// Hospitality

The backdrop of one of the UKs premier race series offers the perfect platform for drivers, teams, sponsors and businesses to entertain guests looking for an exciting day out. Ginettas hospitality suite offers the perfect environment for guests to relax and - on occasion, keep out of the British weather - for the duration of the weekend, where comfortable seating and a selection of hot and cold drinks are always available. As the hub of the championship management team as well as the spare parts store, this area creates a one stop centre for everything championship-related, with television coverage streamed of all live races. This makes for a great spot to socialise, network, keep abreast of the latest action or discuss team strategy, all whilst never missing a moment of the on-track thrills. Each team and guest of Ginetta receive passes for the weekend, entitling them access to the hospitality suite at any time, with a buffet style lunch served on race day, offering a choice of hot main dishes and sides as well as a selection of hot and cold drinks. Additional guest or hospitality passes are available on pre bookable request. Set out in a variety of areas from formal seating to informal lounge area, Ginetta promise to do everything possible to ensure guests enjoy motorsport just as much as we do.

There is always a warm welcome in the paddock and plenty of support from Ginetta & other competitors. I will be with Ginetta until they kick me out!
Jonny Greenwood
Ginetta GT5 Challenge competitor

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// TV & Media

The Ginetta championships benefit from being a part of the UKs highest-profile race series in terms of both press coverage and spectator appeal offering unrivalled exposure for all involved. The Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup and Junior Championship viewing audiences exceeded over 3 million viewers in 2012, with races broadcast live on ITV4 during the championship race days, plus highlights shown on ITVs Motorsport UK as well as their watch again service on itv.com. The Ginetta GT5 Challenge receives its main TV coverage from Motors TV, which is broadcast globally to 22.5 million homes across 38 countries in Europe.

Over the past few years, Ive thoroughly enjoyed watching some great racing from both the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup and Junior Championship. Its also been fascinating to see how the drivers develop in all aspects of their career; from their driving skills, to how they present themselves to our ITV4 viewers during the live post-race interviews as well as to all the media teams within the paddock.
Louise Goodman
ITV Sport Presenter

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Any motor race can entertain to some degree but when youve got exceptional driver talent coupled with superb British sports cars it moves the whole experience to another level. From a journalists point of view, as well as great racing, theres an ongoing narrative as drivers move through the different formulae within the Ginetta family. That story will continue 2014 and Im looking forward to it already.
Richard John Neil
ITV Sport Commentator

Theres proof beyond doubt of being part of Ginettas family, with their philosophy and staircase of talent. The proof is Tom Ingram. He learnt his craft and became a champion in Juniors, when most teenagers are still learning how to be moody. He won the G50 title the following year and developed his craft, and further honed it in 2013 with the G55 title. The attention this impressive journey has received has led to being part of the prestigious KX Akademy which brings with it the considerable nurturing skills of Jason Plato. All of this as part of the Ginetta family - and what a beautifully functional family it has proven to be.
Pit Lane Reporter

Alan Hyde

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// Ginetta.co.uk / Ginetta TV
Motorsport media and fans alike are constantly kept up-todate with Ginetta news via the busy press office, which not only coordinates press coverage across numerous media outlets, but also updates the central hub of Ginetta news Ginetta.com. Providing a platform for teams and drivers to share their news with the online community, Ginetta.com attracts an average audience of over 110,000 unique users per month, with many signed up to receive a monthly newsletter which offers further opportunity for teams and drivers to further market their sponsors products. Recognising the rapid growth of social media as an essential way to communicate with a fast-moving online audience, Ginettas media output now includes dedicated sites on Twitter (@GinettaCars), Facebook facebook.com/ GinettaCars). Over 15,534 fans now follow Ginettas social media sites, with more joining every day as images, competitions and videos are liked and shared by the online community within seconds of being uploaded. Ginetta also have a dedicated videographer who attends all championship rounds as well as any related events. Working with teams and drivers, the marketing team have established a popular YouTube channel which is home to a number of post-race videos and is populated in that days following each event. Youtube.com/ginettatv. The Ginetta newsletter also delivers the latest news from the factory and their customers, straight to fans inbox, with 2,360 subscribers having joined the mailing list in the first year of distribution.

// Factfile Figures

AVERAGE VIEWS PER MONTH: 319,799 UNIQUE VISITORS: 196,435 PAGE VIEWS: 1,122,918

BROADCAST, PRINT & ONLINE COVERAGE


BBC REGIONAL NEWS CBBC ITV MOTORS TV MOTORSPORT NEWS AUTOSPORT THE CHECKERED FLAG THE SUNDAY TIMES THE SUN SHOUT MAGAZINE MORE MAGAZINE

TWEETS: 2012 - 3,000 + 2013 - 6,000 + 8k


FOLLOWERS

7k 6k 5k 4k
MARCH APRIL JULY AUG JUNE SEPT MAY OCT

TRACK SIDE ATTENDANCE 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2012: 6,354 2013: 7,899
295,000 310,000 320,000 366,000 371,000 373,000

2013

*Based on cumulative three-day attendance figures over ten race weekends.

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// Television Figures

Michelin Ginetta GT4 Supercup & Junior Championship


2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 10.7M 10.4M 11.7M 13.8M 14.1M 19.4M 19.5M 20.5M

Ginetta GT5 Challenge Viewing Figures


MOTORS TV
GLOBAL: 26.4 MILLION UK + IRELAND: 12.6 MILLION 10+ HOURS OF TELEVISION COVERAGE

CHANNEL 4
174,000 VIEWERS

ESPN (Fox International)


16.4 MILLION VIEWERS

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// Ginetta Junior Scholarship

At the heart of each Ginetta championship is the philosophy of supporting drivers as they ascend the motorsport ladder. The Ginetta Junior Scholarship is designed to assist youngsters in making the transition into sports car racing with a fully-funded season in the Ginetta Junior Championship on offer for the winner. Launched in 2009, the scholarship is awarded to one driver who shines in the eyes of Ginetta. Not only by offering the overall racing package of speed, an ability to learn, professionalism, fitness and team work, but also as a marketable individual who will run well in our sponsorship-backed G40. Having boosted the motorsport careers of Louise Richardson, Sennan Fielding, Oliver Basey-Fisher and Jamie Chadwick, the 2014 Ginetta Junior Scholar, Alex Sedgwick beat 60 other drivers to secure a fully-funded season in the 2014 Ginetta Junior Championship, in support of the BTCC.

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My first year as the Junior Scholarship Winner has been like a whirlwind TV, radio appearances, introductions to sports celebrities, magazine features, invitations, social media, signing autographs, racing cars .... a fantastic experience for a 14 year old, yet everyone took great care of me at every stage
Jamie Chadwick
Outgoing Scholar

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// Ginetta Roll Of Honour 2013

Adam Morgan Third in the BTCC Independent Driver trophy


Winning the inaugural Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup title was the springboard I needed to launch a career in the British Touring Car Championship. As an ultracompetitive championship which allows drivers to compete at the top level of racing at a fraction of the cost of other rival series it is a great way for aspiring pro drivers to showcase what they can do to a mass audience, in turn gaining crucial exposure for themselves, teams and sponsors.

Rick Parfitt Jnr British GT4 Champion


I started racing in the Ginetta GT5 Challenge which offers fantastic value for money and the best way to start your racing career. Now, just a few years later I am British GT4 champion with my teammate Ryan Ratcliffe.

Seb Morris Ginetta Ambassador & F4 Championship runner-up


I am hugely proud to be a brand ambassador for Ginetta. My experience racing in the Ginetta Junior Championship has proved absolutely invaluable to my success in single seaters. I would not hesitate to recommend the Championship and indeed the car to any aspiring racing driver.

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David Pittard Ginetta GT5 Challenge & BRDC Rising Star Henry Surtees Challenge Champion Mark Griffith Australian GT Sports Champion Shane Lewis & Adolpho Rossi Victorious In Miami Race Of Champions Andr Falkenhaug and Steffen Andr Feet Norwegian GT Champions

Ginetta is a proven training ground for British racing drivers of the future, with all of the below BRDC Rising Stars having raced within a Ginetta championship previously; Alice Powell Benji Hetherington Charlie Robertson Daniel Lloyd David Pittard Dino Zamparelli Jake Cook Jake Hill Jody Fannin Josh Hill Seb Morris Tom Ingram

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// Previous Ginetta Drivers

Jody Fannin Started in Ginetta Juniors and moved to the G50 Championship in 2011, 2012 SRO British GT4 Champion, MSA Elite member & BRDC Rising Star
I have progressed through the Ginetta ranks from my first year of racing in 2010 where I competed in Ginetta Juniors, a brilliant way of getting into car racing, to 2012 where I won the British GT4 Championship in the Ginetta G50. Being part of the Ginetta family has given me the foundations and exposure to progress in my chosen career. Ginetta is a great, cost-effective way of starting your career in motorsport, and provides a ladder all the way through to GT3 which allows a driver to compete at the top level of GT racing.

Alice Powell Started in Ginetta Juniors, moved to Formula Renault BARC, won the championship in 2010, combined the season with racing the Ginetta G50 Cup BRDC Rising Star
I started my career with Ginetta Juniors. The cars are incredible and Ginetta do a brilliant job in promoting the drivers; if it was not for the experience and everything I learnt from racing with Ginetta, I would not be a champion or where I am today

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Henry Surtees
Started in Ginetta Juniors, moved to Formula Renault and then Formula 2 BRDC Rising Star

Luciano Bacheta
Started in Ginetta Juniors, moved to FPA, Formula Renault, GP3 and is the current FIA F2 Champion BRDC Rising Star

Dino Zamparelli
Started in Ginetta Juniors, winning the Championship at his first attempt. Successfully moved to Formula Renault in 2009, finishing 3rd overall, going on to win the Championship in 2011. Currently running in the FIA F2 Championship. BRDC Rising Star

Matt Bell
Started racing with Ginetta in the G20 championship. Currently driving a GT3 Mclaren for United Autosports.

Joe Osborne
Started racing with Ginetta in 2007 in the G20 Championship, went on to place 3rd in British GT in 2008 and Won the European GT4 Championship in 2009, both in a Ginetta G50.

Ben & Freddie Hetherington


Started with Ginetta in the G20 and G50 Championships, later going on to compete in British GT in a Ginetta.

Lee Mowle
Started his career in motorsport in the Ginetta G20 Championship. Moved up to the G40, before entering GT4 racing, gaining a British GT4 win and the Dubai 24 hour class win in his first year of competing. Competed in British GT in 2013 behind the wheel of a BMW Z4.

Tom Sharp
Six years with Ginetta and 2012 Ginetta GT Supercup Runner up; The Ginetta GT Supercup is an ultra-competitive championship, which allows drivers to compete at top level motorsport at a fraction of the cost of rival series.

Its not only drivers who develop their career with Ginetta
Ginetta championships are also a stepping stone for teams to ascend the motorsport ladder Four BTCC teams started life with Ginetta, including Dynojet, Speedworks, Rob Austin Racing & Cicely. A G50 GT4 won class honours at the Dubai 24 Hours in 2012 & 2014.

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// Ginetta Team Contacts

LAWRENCE TOMLINSON
Chairman

SIMON FINNIS
General Manager

ASHLEY GALLAGHER
Championship Manager ashley.gallagher@ginetta.com 0113 385 4144

MIKE SIMPSON
Commercial Manager & Official Driver mike.simpson@ginetta.com 0113 385 4171

RUTH HARRISON
PR & Communications ruth.harrison@ginetta.com 0113 385 4165

HAYLEY HICKMORE
Marketing & GRDC hayley.hickmore@ginetta.com 07808 187 131

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Ginetta, Helios 47, Leeds, LS25 2DY | +44 (0)8452 10 50 50 | championships@ginetta.com

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