2013 Ginetta GT Supercup season

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2013 Ginetta GT Supercup season
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2013 ToCA Support series:
2013 BTCC
2013 British Formula Ford Championship
2013 Ginetta Junior Championship
2013 Renault Clio Cup UK
2013 Porsche Carrera Cup GB

The 2013 Ginetta GT Supercup is a multi-event, one make GT motor racing championship held across England and Scotland. The championship features a mix of professional motor racing teams and privately funded drivers, competing in a Ginetta G55 or Ginetta G50 that conform to the technical regulations for the championship. It forms part of the extensive program of support categories built up around the BTCC centrepiece.

This season will be the third Ginetta GT Supercup, having rebranded from the Ginetta G50 Cup, which ran between 2008 and 2010.

Teams and drivers[edit]

Team No. Drivers Class Rounds
TCR 1 United Kingdom Carl Breeze[1] G55 All
20 United Kingdom Alex MacDowall G55 9–10
44 United Kingdom David Dickenson G55 4
71 United Kingdom Jamie Orton[2] G55 1–5
77 United Kingdom Mark Davies[3] G55 All
Douglas Motorsport 11 United Kingdom Andrew Watson[4] G55 All
Richardson Racing 12 United Kingdom Reece Somerfield G55 3–10
22 United Kingdom Louise Richardson G50 9–10
53 United Kingdom Dan Jones G50 5
Privateer 12 United Kingdom Reece Somerfield G50 1
G55 2
32 United Kingdom Mike Simpson G50 2, 4
Century Motorsport 14 United Kingdom Tom Oliphant G55 8–9
17 United Kingdom Rob Smith G55 1
24 United Kingdom James Birch[5] G55 1–3
25 Spain Pepe Massot[6] G55 6–7
70 United Kingdom Max Coates G55 5
71 United Kingdom Jamie Orton[6] G55 6–10
72 Japan Osamu Kawashima G55 10
73 United Kingdom Nathan Freke G55 4
Academy Motorsport 18 United Kingdom Will Burns G50 8–10
52 United Kingdom Sean Huyton[7] G50 1–6
G55 8–10
88 United Kingdom Matt Nicoll-Jones[7] G55 All
Ginetta Team Norway 23 Norway Steffen Feet I50 9
33 Norway Andre Falkenhaug I50 9
Hillspeed[8] 25 Spain Pepe Massot[9] G55 1–5
JHR Developments 8–10
80 United Kingdom Tom Ingram[10] G55 All
95 United Kingdom Marcus Hoggarth[11] G55 1–9
99 United Kingdom Rob Boston[11] G55 All
CBM Motorsport 41 United Kingdom Carl Boardley G55 All
Matt Roach Racing 46 United Kingdom Rob Gaffney G50 9–10
Simon Green Motorsport 56 United Kingdom Simon Green G50 1
CWS 78 United Kingdom Colin White G55 2–7, 9–10
Priocept Racing 79 United Kingdom Dan Norris-Jones[12] G50 1–3
G55 4–10
Brad Bailey Racing 84 United Kingdom Brad Bailey G55 7
FW Motorsport 91 United Kingdom Fergus Walkinshaw[13] G55 All
Icon Class
G55 Ginetta G55
G50 Ginetta G50
I50 Invitation G50

Race calendar and results[edit]

The series will last for 27 races over 10 rounds, and will support the British Touring Car Championship at all rounds.

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 Brands Hatch (Indy), Kent 30 March United Kingdom Jamie Orton United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Carl Breeze TCR
R2 United Kingdom Tom Ingram Spain Pepe Massot Hillspeed
R3 31 March United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
2 R4 Donington Park, Leicestershire 20 April United Kingdom Carl Breeze United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Carl Breeze TCR
R5 21 April United Kingdom Andrew Watson United Kingdom Carl Breeze TCR
R6 United Kingdom Tom Ingram Spain Pepe Massot Hillspeed
3 R7 Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 4 May United Kingdom Fergus Walkinshaw United Kingdom Carl Breeze United Kingdom Carl Breeze TCR
R8 United Kingdom Carl Breeze United Kingdom Carl Breeze TCR
R9 5 May United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
4 R10 Oulton Park, Cheshire 8 June United Kingdom Tom Ingram Spain Pepe Massot United Kingdom Nathan Freke Century Motorsport
R11 9 June United Kingdom Nathan Freke United Kingdom Nathan Freke Century Motorsport
5 R12 Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire 22 June United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
R13 23 June United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
R14 United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
6 R15 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 3 August United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
R16 4 August United Kingdom Carl Breeze United Kingdom Carl Breeze TCR
R17 United Kingdom Mark Davies United Kingdom Mark Davies TCR
7 R18 Knockhill Racing Circuit, Fife 24 August United Kingdom Andrew Watson United Kingdom Rob Boston United Kingdom Matt Nicoll-Jones Academy Motorsport
R19 25 August United Kingdom Andrew Watson United Kingdom Matt Nicoll-Jones Academy Motorsport
R20 United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
8 R21 Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northamptonshire 14 September United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
R22 15 September United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
9 R23 Silverstone (National), Northamptonshire 28 September United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
R24 29 September United Kingdom Tom Ingram United Kingdom Tom Ingram JHR Developments
10 R25 Brands Hatch (GP), Kent 12 October United Kingdom Rob Boston United Kingdom Matt Nicoll-Jones United Kingdom Rob Boston JHR Developments
R26 13 October United Kingdom Rob Boston United Kingdom Rob Boston JHR Developments
R27 United Kingdom Jamie Orton United Kingdom Jamie Orton Century Motorsport

Championship standings[edit]

A driver's best 25 scores counted towards the championship, with any other points being discarded.

Pos Driver BHI DON THR OUL CRO SNE KNO ROC SIL BHGP Pen. Pts
G55 Supercup
1 United Kingdom Tom Ingram 5 4 1 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 Ret DNS DNS 763
2 United Kingdom Carl Breeze 1 6 Ret 1 1 Ret 1 1 2 4 4 2 3 Ret 2 1 4 3 3 4 8 7 7 3 6 3 6 626
3 United Kingdom Matt Nicoll-Jones 2 2 2 6 3 3 4 10 8 Ret 15 4 Ret 2 6 5 Ret 1 1 2 3 12 6 4 2 Ret 3 521
4 United Kingdom Rob Boston 4 7 6 3 4 4 11 11 14 Ret Ret 3 2 6 4 6 5 5 8 12 2 6 3 5 1 1 4 514
5 Spain Pepe Massot 6 1 7 4 6 1 6 9 7 Ret 6 8 5 Ret 3 3 2 7 13 13 NC 5 2 2 3 2 9 492
6 United Kingdom Mark Davies 9 5 3 5 7 Ret 7 5 4 3 3 5 8 7 5 4 1 11 4 11 4 2 Ret 9 7 7 Ret 470
7 United Kingdom Andrew Watson 7 8 4 Ret 9 Ret 2 Ret 13 Ret 9 7 7 4 7 7 7 10 5 3 Ret 4 12 13 10 5 2 372
8 United Kingdom Jamie Orton 3 3 Ret 9 5 7 10 6 3 5 5 Ret DNS DNS Ret 8 Ret 4 9 5 Ret 11 4 Ret 5 6 1 370
9 United Kingdom Carl Boardley 10 Ret 9 7 11 6 5 3 5 7 8 Ret 6 Ret 9 9 6 6 Ret 10 11 Ret 7 7 4 Ret Ret 316
10 United Kingdom Reece Somerfield Ret 10 8 9 4 6 6 7 9 9 Ret 8 10 Ret 8 6 Ret 5 10 10 10 9 4 7 295
11 United Kingdom Fergus Walkinshaw 12 11 5 10 12 Ret 8 7 9 8 16 11 12 8 11 Ret DNS 15 7 6 9 8 14 12 Ret DNS DNS 244
12 United Kingdom Marcus Hoggarth 11 12 10 11 Ret 10 12 8 10 9 10 DNS 14 11 10 11 Ret 12 12 9 6 9 16 15 221
13 United Kingdom Dan Norris-Jones 11 13 12 10 10 12 Ret 8 14 11 8 10 Ret 15 14 DNS 12 12 152
14 United Kingdom Colin White Ret 13 9 Ret Ret DNS 10 DNS 10 Ret 5 Ret 13 10 9 Ret Ret 11 11 17 Ret 15 133
15 United Kingdom Sean Huyton 12 3 8 6 11 Ret 5 97
16 United Kingdom James Birch 8 9 8 8 8 5 Ret DNS DNS 88
17 United Kingdom Nathan Freke 1 1 71
18 United Kingdom Alex MacDowall 9 8 8 8 8 68
19 United Kingdom Max Coates 6 4 3 66
20 United Kingdom Brad Bailey 13 10 7 35
21 United Kingdom Tom Oliphant 7 13 13 Ret 32
21 Japan Osamu Kawashima 16 13 16 29
23 United Kingdom Rob Smith 17 14 11 27
23 United Kingdom David Dickenson 12 11 19
G50 Cup
1 United Kingdom Sean Huyton 16 13 12 12 14 11 13 12 11 Ret 14 13 11 9 13 12 9 565
2 United Kingdom Dan Norris-Jones 14 15 Ret 14 16 12 14 13 12 236
3 United Kingdom Will Burns 13 14 18 18 14 11 11 215
4 United Kingdom Louise Richardson 17 16 12 10 10 176
5 United Kingdom Rob Gaffney 13 9 13 144
6 United Kingdom Reece Somerfield 13 10 13 100
7 United Kingdom Dan Jones 14 13 12 90
8 United Kingdom Simon Green 15 16 Ret 48
9 United Kingdom Oliver Basey-Fisher 15 Ret 14 44
guest drivers ineligible for points
United Kingdom Mike Simpson 13 15 DNS 13 12 0
Norway Steffen Feet 20 17 0
Norway Andre Falkenhaug 21 Ret 0
Pos Driver BHI DON THR OUL CRO SNE KNO ROC SIL BHGP Pen. Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carl Breeze set for Michelin Ginetta GT Supercup return". Ginetta.com (Ginetta Cars). 27 March 2013. Retrieved 29 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jamie Orton set for 2013 Supercup bid with JHR Developments". Ginetta.com (Ginetta Cars). 12 December 2012. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Paice, Simon (18 January 2013). "G50 champ Davies joins TCR for Supercup title bid". The Checkered Flag (BlackEagleMedia Network). Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Andrew Watson to graduate to Michelin Ginetta GT Supercup". Ginetta.com (Ginetta Cars). 13 February 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "James Birch targets Michelin Ginetta GT Supercup with Century". Ginetta.com (Ginetta Cars). 7 March 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Massot & Orton join forces with Century Motorsport". Century Motorsport (P1 : Digital). 2 August 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Academy Motorsport to run two-car team in Ginetta GT Supercup". Ginetta.com (Ginetta Cars). 7 February 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "Hillspeed set for 2013 Ginetta GT Supercup move". Ginetta.com (Ginetta Cars). 14 December 2012. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  9. ^ Paice, Simon (18 January 2013). "Massot sticks with Hillspeed for Supercup debut". The Checkered Flag (BlackEagleMedia Network). Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  10. ^ Paice, Simon (19 December 2012). "Clio and Ginetta stars given KX Academy backing". The Checkered Flag (BlackEagleMedia Network). Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  11. ^ a b "MARCUS HOGGARTH SET FOR GINETTA GT SUPERCUP RETURN". Ginetta.com (Ginetta Cars). 13 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  12. ^ "Norris-Jones confirms full season entry in Ginetta GT Supercup". Ginetta.com (Ginetta Cars). 18 March 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  13. ^ "FW Motorsport launches at Autosport International". Ginetta.com (Ginetta Cars). 10 January 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 

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