DRIVER DEVELOPMENT

HELPING OUR DRIVERS ACHIEVE THEIR POTENTIAL

Whatever your background, whatever your experience, whatever your ambitions – through our Motorsports Academy we can offer driver training packages to help achieve your goals.

There are three pillars to becoming a successful racing driver:

The Racing Driver

Must have the ability and skills to successfully drive and race a car on track.

The Athlete

Must have the fitness to perform to the highest standards in all circumstances.

The Negotiator

Must have the funding to support their racing career. 

THE RACING DRIVER

Karting – Through our world leading partner, M Sport, we can either get you started on the motorsport ladder, develop your on-track skills ready to compete on the European stage, or prepare you for your move into car-racing. Training packages start from £750 per day at Whilton Mill kart track in Northamptonshire.


Junior drivers – We offer simulator and on-track training packages ahead of entry into the Ginetta Junior Championship and F4 British Championship. Taster packages start from £750 per day using Ginetta’s own Blyton Park circuit in Lincolnshire.


Senior drivers – For drivers aged over 16, we can offer simulator and on-track training packages for entry into one-make Ginetta competition in the GRDC, G40 Cup and GT5 Challenge. Taster packages start from £750 per day at Blyton Park.


Experienced drivers - Whether you’re preparing for a move into GT4 competition, or looking to improve your lap times and confidence on track, we also offer training packages in our race-prepared Aston Martin GT4.

Alongside our Ginettas, we can provide on-track training in our own Caterham. We’ll prepare you for racing in any of the Caterham championships available, while the car is perfect for any driver to improve their car control skills in. The one-make Ginetta and Caterham championships all offer fantastic, competitive racing in a friendly environment. They provide the ideal starting point for drivers to work out whether this will be a compelling hobby or a career choice.


Our on-track coaching is provided by our highly experienced and qualified driver coaches, who between them have enjoyed top-level success in single-seater, touring car and GT racing in the UK, Europe and around the world. All our training programmes are supplemented by use of our state-of-the-art simulator, based at our facilities in Corby. It has been meticulously developed to offer a highly realistic representation of both our single-seater and GT cars, allowing drivers to learn new tracks and basic skills.

THE ATHLETE

Through our partner The Training Shed we offer:

  • State-of-the-art DNA and physical testing to determine bespoke physical training packages for every driver.

  • Monitoring of training using mobile technology-based apps.

  • Nutritional advice and plans that equip you with the tools and knowledge needed to manage your own nutrition, with a bespoke programme based upon your DNA analysis.

  • Expert psychological guidance and training to get your ‘head into the right place’ for every race, to ensure you’re in the best position to achieve your goals.

  • A friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable team on hand to support you with your programmes. 

THE NEGOTIATOR

Through our partner Next Level Motorsport we offer:

  • Driver sponsorship and branding development, giving you all the tools required to create a brand that will stand out from the crowd, build your profile and create new partnerships.

  • Support with sponsorship acquisition and the creation of key pieces of marketing material.

  • A PR package including press releases produced for each of your race weekends, social media support during and in-between race meetings, and a photography package.

  • A bespoke website for you to advertise and promote your racing career.

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