Ginetta, a British marque so semi-obscure that you may have forgotten that people still race Ginettas all the time, announced its plan to add teams in the World Endurance Championship’s LMP1 privateer class starting in 2018. That’s good, because there’s only one entry in LMP1 privateer this year. Sad!
If there’s one place to see really odd race cars you’ve never seen before in the United States, it’s Pirelli World Challenge. This weekend’s massive 103-car field at Circuit of the Americas features everything from Honda Accord Coupes and Nissan GT-Rs to KTM X-Bows that resemble a space-pod more so than a car.
Ginetta boss Lawrence Tomlinson has an estimated wealth of $800 million and knows a few things about racing, having won the GT2 class at Le Mans in 2006 driving a Panoz Esperante. Now, his company offers way more than just fun cars.
The Ginetta Cup is happening right now and man do these cars look chuffed about it.
Mike Simpson races in the British GT3 Championship in a Ginetta G55. Fighting for the lead at Brands Hatch, his car is hit by flying debris at a not inconsiderable 140mph or so. But what kind of debris, you'll ask if you didn't read the title? Well, not a mirror or a bird carcass or a Green Shell, but an entire door.…
Time to make the donuts in this Farboud GT. No wait, it's a Farbio GTS. No, it's actually a Ginetta G60, the undead, always-orphaned supercar.
UK kit and specialty car builder Ginetta has apparently weathered a storm of corporate upheaval and come to rest under the aegis of motorsports engineering firm LNT Automotive. Does that mean the company's doomed to shadow its parent? Not quite, the company says. It released images of what will likely be the company's…