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Ginetta releases details of new GT Academy car

28 September 2020

Ginetta has confirmed exciting new details on its latest iteration GT Academy car and announced plans for racers to sign up to the 2021 GT Academy Series.

Derived from one of the most successful GT4 chassis, the Ginetta GT Academy car delivers everything a driver needs to experience the speed, power and exhilaration of GT racing. The DNA of the car stems from 24-hour race winners, built to nullify fading performance and guarantee endurance.

Its tuned 3.6 litre V6 engine and excellent balance inspires confidence and grip in every corner, lap after lap delivering the best experience for a driver looking to sharpen skills, whilst not compromising on safety or equipment. From £62,500, the GT Academy is the perfect entry level, cost-effective and easy to operate GT track car. It runs on road-going Michelin tyres offering up exceptional grip and uncompromising performance, rewarding drivers and massively reducing costs.

Ginetta is offering an optional race series for those ready to commit from track day enthusiast to entry level GT racer. Ginetta championships are renowned for being the perfect proven route to top flight motorsport, which delivers thrilling wheel-to-wheel racing on some of the UK’s most iconic circuits and boasts some of the most talented drivers racing in same-spec cars.

In 2021, drivers of all experience levels can compete in GT Academy, where the field is split between experienced drivers and a ‘Rookie’ class. This new series replaces the GRDC as the entry point to Ginetta racing and will help bolster the ladder that includes the G40 Cup, GT5 Challenge and SuperCup.

The Rookie Series Package is the perfect platform for drivers to make a racing debut in a welcoming, competitive and cost-effective environment. At the heart of the Ginetta offer is a true arrive and drive GT race package with everything covered for a track, test or race day, encompassing driver development, technical support, car transport and storage. Fuel and tyres are also included. It covers all the support a novice driver needs to maximise experience, taking away the time and hassle involved with running a race car and delivering a premium feel and hassle-free experience.

Drivers can grow in confidence through the support of the exclusive Ginetta driver development programme, where access to simulators, fitness facilities, track testing and an advanced driving course, designed by in-house LMP1 driver Mike Simpson, is all available.

Further Details on the GT Academy Car

7L V6 Ford Engine with dry sump and race clutch

Paddleshift with auto-blip

6-speed Quaife helical gearbox

MoTeC LCD race dash

Power steering

Air conditioning

High-performance race suspension and brakes

ATL 60L fuel cell running on 98RON pump fuel

20” Wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres

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