Finesse Motorsport

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Finesse Motorsport
Motor racing team
Founded 2008
Country  United Kingdom
Team Principal(s) Neil Giddings
Current series BTCC
Renault Clio Cup UK
Former series Ginetta GT Supercup
Ginetta Junior Championship
Drivers
Teams' titles

Finesse Motorsport is a British motor racing team based in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire founded by Neil Giddings. They have raced on the TOCA support package in the Ginetta GT Supercup, Ginetta Junior Championship and Renault Clio Cup United Kingdom before stepping up to the British Touring Car Championship in 2013.

TOCA Support Series[edit]

Finesse Motorsport was formed in November 2008 by Neil Giddings, the team entered the Ginetta Junior Championship in 2009 to run a car for Neil's son Jake Giddings.

The team entered the Ginetta G50 Cup starting with the Snetterton round of the 2010 season with Aaron Williamson.[1] When the championship became the Ginetta GT Supercup in 2011, FML stayed on with Williamson. A Ginetta G55 was added for Fergus Walkinshaw for the Knockhill and Rockingham rounds.

The team joined the Renault Clio Cup United Kingdom for the 2012 season with Jake Giddings and Aaron Williamson.[2] The team returned for the 2013 season running a single car for Giddings.[3]

British Touring Car Championship[edit]

Chevrolet Cruze (2013)[edit]

Finesse Motorsport entered a partnership with Tech-Speed Motorsport to run a Super 2000 Chevrolet Cruze for Joe Girling in the Jack Sears Trophy under the M247 Racing banner in 2013.[4] Girling decided to take a sabbatical from the BTCC after the mid–season break and the car was returned to Finesse Motorsport who entered it for the Knockhill round with Scottish teenager Aiden Moffat driving. He became the youngest driver in BTCC history at the age of 16 years, 10 months and 28 days.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WRATHALL HITS BACK WITH SIXTH WIN OF SEASON". Ginetta (Ginetta Cars). 9 August 2010. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Season start for tin top Media Day". Renault Clio Cup United Kingdom (Renaultsport UK). 21 March 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Twenty two Renault UK Clio Cup cars for season opener". Renault Clio Cup United Kingdom (Renaultsport UK). 22 March 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Girling gears up for BTCC bow". British Touring Car Championship (TOCA). 18 March 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Moffat to make BTCC history". British Touring Car Championship (TOCA). 20 August 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 

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