G40 Cup
Competitive Entry Level Racing

G40 Cup

The competition for newly-qualified drivers

Eligible for the G40 Cup series as well as numerous MSA championships, the G40 Cup car is an evolution of the G40 GRDC car, upgraded to allow drivers to extract more from the platform, and themselves.

The Car

£35,000 +VAT


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The car

The G40 Cup Car

An evolution of our G40 GRDC car, the G40 Cup car adds slick tyres to an already compelling platform.

  • Sealed Ford 1800cc 4-cylinder Zetec producing 135bhp
  • Ginetta throttle body
Optional Extras
  • VBOX OLED display
  • Schroth harnesses
  • Tillett seat
  • T45 tubular chassis and integral safety cage built to FIA standards
  • FIA approved driver’s seat and harnesses
  • ATL 45 litre FIA approved fuel cell
  • Performance 5 speed syncro-mesh gearbox
  • Sealed Quaife ATB differential
  • Controlled slick racing tyres
  • Controlled adjustable damper
  • Rear wing
  • 7” x 17” wheels
  • Two camera V-box logging system
  • Internal soundproofing
  • Air conditioning

The package

The 2018 G40 Cup Series

The G40 Cup series is aimed at drivers who have recently shed their novice crosses. Playing host to the road legal Ginetta G40 Cup car, competitors also join the larger Ginetta GT5 Challenge grid at Silverstone and Spa Francorchamps, picking up the pace as they develop their competitive abilities.

Series entry

5,650 +VAT

Included in driver package & entry fee
  • 18 round championship
  • Six race weekends as part of the British GT calendar
  • Complementary hospitality at all events
  • Ginetta parts and technical support at every round
  • Post event TV coverage
  • Post event race report across motorsport press
  • PR and social media guidance
Race format
  • 2019 Calendar

    Oulton Park - 20th / 22nd April
    Snetterton - 18th/19th May
    Silverstone - 8th / 9th June
    Zandvoort British Race Festival - 6th / 7th July
    Brands - 3rd / 4th August
    Donington Park - 14th / 15th September

  • Friday

    Optional testing

  • Saturday and Sunday

    1 x 20 minute qualifying
    3 x 15 minute race

Championship Prizes
  • Overall

    Free entry into the 2019 Ginetta GT5 Challenge

  • Runner-up

    Half price entry into the 2019 Ginetta GT5 Challenge

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I've completed a full season of racing and I am no longer classed as a 'novice'. Now I feel ready to move up to the G40 Cup. None of this would have happened without Ginetta making it easy to get involved in motorsport through the GRDC.

David Holloway

G40 Cup Driver, 2017