Ginetta GT4 Supercup

PREVIEW: Can Reece Somerfield retain championship advantage as Ginetta GT4 Supercup heads to Croft

2 Mins read
Credit: Ginetta Cars

After the drama of Donington and a seven week break, the 2019 Miller Oils Ginetta GT4 Supercup makes its way to North Yorkshire and Croft Circuit, for rounds six, seven and eight this weekend.

No doubt the competition will be tight between the top runners, on the recently resurfaced track.  

Former Privateer Reece Somerfield, now with Elite Motorsport, heads to Yorkshire, leading the Pro Class Championship on 172 points, after a good showing at Donington.  And snapping at his heals is new team mate Harry King just 17 points behind, on 155. 

Rob Boston Racing’s Will Burns is also likely to be in contention after two podiums finishes including a race win at Donington.  Tom Hibbert and Triple M Motorsport will also be in the mix after winning the final round at Donington.

Mike Epps, commented on social media this week, that he was unsure if he would make Croft, and at the time of writing still wasn’t confirmed.

Total Control Racings Fin Green returns to the grid, after a horrific incident at Donington saw his car wrecked and a visit to hospital.  Team HARD’s Tom Barley returns this weekend after missing the last outing with a broken wrist.

Rounding out the Pro class entries is RBR’s Simon Rudd and Privateer Carlito Miracco. The only absentee from the Pro Grid, is Carl Shield who will miss his home race due to budget restrictions.

The Pro class standings look like this heading to Yorkshire.

[table id=3908 /]

In the Amateur class, Team HARD’s Darron Lewis leads the Championship heading to Croft with 140 points, his team mate Paul Taylor, is still missing though after involvement in the huge crash at Donington.  

RBR’s James Kell is second in the table, just twelve points behind Lewis, and only three point ahead of Century Motorsport’s front runner, Nathan Heathcote.  Just  twelve points also separates the next three, Lucky Khera, Jack Oliphant and Dan Kirby are all likely to be in contention. And with only 36 points between Lewis and sixth place Kirby, this could well go to the final race of the season.

With Shield missing, Carl Garnett will be the only runner for AK Motorsport, no doubt looking to improve on his solid start to the season.  Rounding out the Am Class will be Lee Front, Peter Bassill, Chris Ingram and Colin White. White making it back after sustaining some major car damage at Donington.

The Am Class championship, looks like this heading to Croft.

[table id=3909 /]


Related posts
BTCCF4 British ChampionshipGinetta GT4 SupercupGinetta JuniorMINI ChallengePorsche Carrera Cup GBPorsche Sprint Challenge GB

TOCA announces August start for 2020 BTCC and support categories' season

1 Mins read
TOCA has unveiled a tentative 27-race calendar for the 2020 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship and all support categories, set to begin in August
Ginetta GT4 Supercup

2019 Champions Amongst First Confirmed GT4 SuperCup Entrants

2 Mins read
The first five drivers set to contest the 2020 Millers Oils Ginetta GT4 SuperCup have been announced.
FIA WECGinetta G50Ginetta GT4 SupercupGinetta GT5 ChallengeGinetta JuniorGinetta Junior IrelandGinetta Series

Shoot-Out for Ginetta Factory Drive

1 Mins read
Ginetta have announced a new competition for young drivers to win a factory development driver role.

Leave a Reply