2011 Ginetta Junior Championship season

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2011 Ginetta Junior Championship season
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The 2011 Ginetta Junior Championship season was the fifth season of the one make racing series for junior drivers aged 14 to 17. The series is based in the United Kingdom and gives aspiring racing drivers aged between 14 and 17 the chance to take their first steps up the motor racing ladder.

The 2011 season commenced on 3 April at Brands Hatch and concluded on 16 October at Silverstone, after twenty races to be held at ten meetings in support of the 2011 British Touring Car Championship.

Teams and drivers[edit]

Team No. Drivers Rounds
Hillspeed 3 United Kingdom William Palmer[1] 6, 9–10
25 Jersey Struan Moore[2] 1–8, 10
31 United Kingdom Seb Morris[2] All
Beacon Racing 5 Republic of Ireland Niall Murray[3] All
FML 7 United Kingdom Jake Giddings[4] All
Privateer 8 United Kingdom Finlay Ractliffe 2–3
71 United Kingdom Max Coates[5] All
Rollcentre 12 United Kingdom Eric Morris[6] 1–4
TJ Motorsport 14 United Kingdom Declan Jones 10
21 United Kingdom George Gamble[7] All
40 United Kingdom Sennan Fielding[7] All
84 United Kingdom Brad Bailey[7] All
Kelvin Jones Motorsport 14 United Kingdom Declan Jones[8] 1–7
22 Northern Ireland Patrick McClughan[8] 1–3
Westbourne Motorsport 14 United Kingdom Declan Jones 8–9
95 United Kingdom Myles Collins[9] 1–6
Tollbar Racing with WIRED 20 United Kingdom Tom Howard[6] All
41 United Kingdom William Foster[6] All
HHC 22 Northern Ireland Patrick McClughan[10] 4–6, 8–10
54 Northern Ireland Andrew Watson 10
55 United Kingdom Charlie Robertson[11] All
79 United Kingdom Michael Day[12] 1–6
95 United Kingdom Myles Collins[13] 7–9
JHR 33 United Kingdom Oliver Chadwick 2–10
34 United Kingdom Christie Doran[14] 7

Race calendar and results[edit]

All rounds were held in the United Kingdom. The series supported 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 3 April United Kingdom Jake Giddings United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
R2 United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
2 R3 Donington Park, Leicestershire 16 April United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
R4 17 April United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom George Gamble United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
3 R5 Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 30 April United Kingdom George Gamble United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom George Gamble TJ Motorsport
R6 1 May United Kingdom George Gamble United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
4 R7 Oulton Park, Cheshire 4 June United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
R8 5 June United Kingdom Seb Morris Republic of Ireland Niall Murray United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
5 R9 Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire 19 June United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom George Gamble TJ Motorsport
R10 United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom Charlie Robertson HHC Motorsport
6 R11 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 7 August United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
R12 United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom Seb Morris United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
7 R13 Knockhill Racing Circuit, Fife 3 September United Kingdom George Gamble Jersey Struan Moore United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
R14 4 September United Kingdom George Gamble Jersey Struan Moore United Kingdom George Gamble TJ Motorsport
8 R15 Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northamptonshire 17 September United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom Seb Morris Hillspeed
R16 18 September United Kingdom Charlie Robertson United Kingdom Sennan Fielding United Kingdom Charlie Robertson HHC Motorsport
9 R17 Brands Hatch (GP), Kent 1 October United Kingdom George Gamble United Kingdom Sennan Fielding Republic of Ireland Niall Murray Beacon Racing
R18 2 October United Kingdom George Gamble Republic of Ireland Niall Murray United Kingdom Charlie Robertson HHC Motorsport
10 R19 Silverstone (National), Northamptonshire 15 October United Kingdom Brad Bailey United Kingdom Brad Bailey United Kingdom Sennan Fielding TJ Motorsport
R20 16 October United Kingdom Brad Bailey United Kingdom William Foster Republic of Ireland Niall Murray Beacon Racing

Standings[edit]

Pos Driver BHI DON THR OUL CRO SNE KNO ROC BHGP SIL Total Drop Pen Pts
1 United Kingdom Seb Morris 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 4 5 1 1 1 6 1 4 2 2 3 2 625 39 24 562
2 United Kingdom Charlie Robertson 4 5 2 DSQ 6 10 2 4 2 1 2 4 5 3 8 1 4 1 6 3 476 27 12 437
3 United Kingdom George Gamble 6 6 5 5 1 2 3 3 1 13 11 2 2 1 Ret 5 Ret DNS 4 9 402 1 18 383
4 Republic of Ireland Niall Murray 7 8 3 8 Ret NC 8 2 13 4 Ret 10 6 4 2 2 1 3 2 1 383 27 356
5 United Kingdom William Foster 5 3 4 2 10 8 6 5 3 3 4 9 7 Ret 6 12 Ret Ret 8 5 325 15 310
6 United Kingdom Max Coates 9 4 6 4 3 3 17 7 5 9 6 11 10 8 4 13 3 6 9 11 327 12 6 309
7 United Kingdom Sennan Fielding Ret 7 Ret 12 5 7 4 8 10 10 12 7 4 9 3 3 9 Ret 1 15 285 285
8 United Kingdom Tom Howard 3 2 Ret 3 16 5 9 6 6 2 5 6 Ret Ret 11 8 Ret Ret Ret 7 263 15 248
9 United Kingdom Brad Bailey Ret 10 Ret 13 4 4 7 11 Ret 8 8 8 8 10 9 15 6 4 5 10 248 9 239
10 United Kingdom Jake Giddings 2 Ret 10 15 9 13 5 Ret 7 12 3 5 Ret DNS 10 11 5 5 12 14 236 9 227
11 United Kingdom Myles Collins Ret 11 12 6 7 11 13 12 11 6 9 15 9 7 5 6 Ret 7 208 208
12 Jersey Struan Moore Ret Ret 11 Ret 8 Ret 16 DNS 8 7 7 3 3 2 Ret 14 7 4 204 9 195
13 United Kingdom Declan Jones Ret Ret 14 10 13 9 12 9 15 14 13 13 11 5 Ret 7 10 9 14 13 172 172
14 United Kingdom Patrick McClughan 8 Ret 9 9 11 14 11 15 9 Ret 15 14 7 10 8 DSQ 13 8 159 159
15 United Kingdom Oliver Chadwick Ret 11 15 16 15 14 12 11 10 12 12 11 12 9 7 Ret 15 12 144 144
16 United Kingdom Michael Day 11 9 8 7 12 6 14 10 14 Ret Ret 16 109 109
17 United Kingdom Eric Morris 10 Ret 13 14 14 12 10 13 61 61
18 United Kingdom William Palmer 14 17 11 8 10 Ret 46 46
19 United Kingdom Andrew Watson 11 6 28 28
20 United Kingdom Finlay Ractliffe 7 Ret Ret 15 22 22
21 United Kingdom Christie Doran 13 Ret 8 8
Pos Driver BHI DON THR OUL CRO SNE KNO ROC BHGP SIL Total Drop Pen Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (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 (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ginetta Junior Title Rivals Robertson and Morris Take A Pole Apiece At Snetterton". Racecar (Racecar New Media Services Ltd.). 7 August 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
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  3. ^ "2011 Cars - Beacon Racing Services". Beacon Racing. 30cms. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Jake Giddings". FML. Finesse Motorsport Ltd. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Westcott, Matt (30 March 2011). "Coates gunning for Ginetta glory". The Northern Echo (Newsquest). Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
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  7. ^ a b c "Brad Shines in his New Ginetta G40". Brad Bailey Racing (Brad Bailey). 20 March 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  8. ^ a b "McClughan to remain in Ginettas with Kelvin Jones Motorsport". Racecar (Racecar New Media Services Ltd.). 5 January 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  9. ^ "Myles signs with Westbourne Motorsport". Myles Collins (Zeal Digital). 17 January 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  10. ^ "Super Seb marches on in Ginetta Junior Championship". Racecar (Racecar New Media Services Ltd.). 1 June 2011. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  11. ^ "Season preview ahead of season openers at Brands Hatch". Ginetta Junior Championship (Ginetta Cars). 23 March 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  12. ^ "Mikey Day signs for HHC Motorsport for the 2011 Ginetta Junior Championship". HHC Motorsport (Junior Race Car Academy). Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  13. ^ "Knaresborough lad eyes Ginetta success after inking HHC deal". Wetherby News (Johnston Press). 2 September 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  14. ^ "In sure thing from Ryan". The Scottish Sun (News International). 26 August 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 

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