Ginetta GT5 Challenge

The calendar, dates and everything you need to know about the Ginetta GT5 Challenge


The GT5 represents the ultimate evolution of the G40 platform, offering exhilarating racing for all ages and experience.

With the most powerful engine in the G40 range plus full-slick tyres and a sequential gearbox, this model unleashes the G40's maximum potential.

The Ginetta GT5 Challenge family is one of the largest on our roster. Packed grids of Ginetta G40's flock to the British GT and BTCC support series to enjoy ultra-competitive single-make motorsport.

Suitable for all ages and levels of race experience, the Ginetta GT5 Challenge is widely known as the breeding ground for future professional drivers.

Championship Format

GT5 Challenge features an 18 round championship, across seven race weekends which include racing as a support series to five British GT and two BTCC support race weekends.

To appeal to all classes of drivers, the GT5 Challenge features a Pro and Am class structure - which allows drivers to compete directly with drivers of a similar experience level so there is always someone to race.

Tight technical controls to ensure parity between cars, with Ginetta parts and technical support at all races, alongside complimentary hospitality at all events

Live ITV4 Coverage

By being one of the most hotly contested support series to the British Touring Car Championship, alongside live coverage on ITV, the equalized car and single-make championship is designed to uphold Ginetta’s ethos of providing safe, controlled racing,whilst focusing on driver potential rather than racing budget.

Live ITV 4 coverage of the races will be featured during BTCC weekends, with post event race report across motorsport press provided for all rounds and both classes within the Pro and AM drivers.

Race Team Packages

Elite Motorsport provide you with a car which is professionally prepared by our mechanics. These mechanics will continue to provide assistance throughout your testing.

The car is readily available for use immediately and our packages can be tailored to suit your specific requirements.

Car specification

Car specs

  • Sealed 1800cc Zetec SE Engine
  • Restricted to meet MSA requirements
  • FIA Safety Cage
  • FIA Safety Cell
  • FIA Drivers Seat and Harnesses
  • Heated Windscreen
  • Composite Bodywork
  • Power: 100bhp (MSA Limit)
  • Acceleration: 0-60mph < 6.0s
  • Top Speed: 120mph
  • Weight: 830kg
Suspension & Tyres
  • Ginetta Single Adjustable Dampers
  • Ginetta Michelin Pilot Cup Tyres
  • FIA Safety Cage
  • FIA Safety Cell
  • FIA Drivers Seat and Harnesses
  • Heated Windscreen
  • Composite Bodywork
  • Quaife 6 speed sequential Gearbox
  • Quaife ATB Differential- 6 piece composite gel coat bodywork
  • Front 280mm Vented Brake Discs w/ 4 pot Billet Calipers
  • Rear 280mm Vented Brake Discs w/ 2 pot Billet Calipers

2023 Calendar

Car specs

2024 Packages

2024 Ginetta Junior, GT5 and GT4 Supercup Test and Season Packages

Elite Motorsport have various drives available in their newly prepared range of Ginetta G40 Juniors for the Ginetta Junior Championship and testing, as well as in the GT4 Supercup and GT5 Challenge.

We are able to tailor a package that fits your requirements, whether it is a full season campaign in a Championship plus testing, or just completing a testing programme through the year - we can cater for a range of options!

Complete arrive & drive packages are also available. This packages include full team support, race entries, tyres, fuel & consumables.
We ensure there is everything on hand that you could possibly need to go racing and or testing, in order to compete and prepare at the highest level.

Testing is available immediately, please Contact Us for more details and to arrange dates.

Additionally, Elite Motorsport is a supporter of the Ginetta Scholarship that runs at the end of every calendar year.

We are able to provide drivers with pre-scholarship Ginetta Junior testing available at Bruntingthorpe and Blyton Park, in order for new drivers to familiarise themselves with the machinery before heading into the coveted scholarship.

For more information on what Elite Motorsport can provide you, please view our range of Services here.