Ginetta G55 GT4 Accepted Into Trans Am Series For 2018

The Ginetta G55 GT4 will be homologated for the 2018 Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli.

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Adolpho Rossi, Ginetta’s East Coast distributer, has secured a place for the G55 GT4 in the series’ TA3 Class. This adds yet another series to the roster of accepted G55 GT4 entries in the USA, which already boasts the Pirelli World Challenge, NASA and FARA championships.

The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli is marketed as; ‘America’s Road Racing Series’ and dates back to 1966. The series is split across four classes; TA, TA2, TA3 and TA4 with grids of 70 plus cars.

Ewan Baldry, Ginetta Technical Director; “We are delighted to see the G55 GT4 has been accepted into the 2018 Trans Am Series and thank you to Adolpho Rossi for his continued hard work. The car has been making waves in the USA for a few years now and its popularity is going to continue to grow. It’s the car to beat in GT4 endurance racing, and we look forward to following our teams progress in 2018.”

In 2017 the championship took in some of the USA’s most iconic circuits, including Sebring International Raceway, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Road Atlanta, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Brainerd International Raceway, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Road America, Watkins Glen International Raceway, New Jersey Motorsports Park, Circuit Of The Americas and Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL

This latest news continues Ginetta’s expansion across the globe and reaffirms its position as the car of choice for GT4 racing worldwide. A winner on the international stage, in the four years since the G55 GT4 car replaced the G50 GT4 in 2014, the Yorkshire marque has taken around 100 wins in some of the globe’s biggest GT4 race series.

Victories have included the Dubai 24 Hours five times in six years and the Mugello 12 Hours three times in three years. Not only that, but the car claimed a first and third in class on its Motul Sepang 12 Hours debut last season, two wins in the TCE series and class victory in the Euro GT4 Southern Cup. A Ginetta GT4 has also won British GT seven times in the past 10 years.