Ginetta Junior Championship

The calendar, dates and everything you need to know about the Ginetta Junior Championship


The G40 Junior is the ideal first step for young drivers looking to graduate from karting and into car racing. It has become one of the most well-known models on the British Touring Car Championship support bill for drivers 14-17 years old.

The championship is a natural progression route from kart racing as well as those wanting to get into motorsport without any previous experience. The cars are evenly matched putting the pressure on the drivers and the teams to perform.

Based on Ginetta's versatile G40 platform, the G40 Junior car offers a perfect introduction to sports car racing for karting graduates and motorsport newcomers alike.

Ginetta Junior Championship 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 unrivaled opportunities for driver and sponsor exposure.

Live ITV4 Coverage

As the most popular support series to the British Touring Car Championship and with 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.

Broadcast live on ITV4, the Ginetta Junior Championship offers unrivaled exposure for drivers, teams and sponsors thanks to its place on the BTCC support bill.

Supporting the BTCC, the single-make championship uses identical G40 race cars, featuring on weekend with 30000 trackside spectators, With at least one race per weekend live on ITV4, this offers the best showcase to drivers and sponsors.

Championship Format

Each weekend racing features plenty of track time, There is a 2 x 30 minute practise sessions, followed by a 15 minute qualifying session with two races at 5 weekends & 3 races at the other 5 weekends.

The Ginetta Junior Championship is a 26-race calendar that visits some of the best British circuits all over the country, including Brands Hatch, Silverstone, Knockhill, Thruxton and more.

The combination makes Ginetta Juniors the perfect grounding for young drivers wishing to progress up the motorsport ladder.

Ginetta Junior graduates have gone on to secure international racing success with many now competing in GT, Touring Cars and Prototype championships across the world.

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.