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2Ginetta-Juno reveals LMP3 prototype design

It's only been a couple of weeks since the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) announced the formation of a new LMP3 class, and already we have our first constructor lining up to compete.

16Ginetta racecar hit by flying door

Mike Simpson, you're a bad, bad man. The Ginetta factory driver was piloting his G55 GT3 around Brands Hatch in the Avon Tyres British GT race when a freaking door flew into his windshield at 140 miles per hour.

23Ginetta reveals new Farbio-based G60 in full

Many elements typically lead up to the launch of a new car – or a new version of an existing one – and the gestation of this latest supercar has played out before our eyes over the course of the past year or so.

8Ginetta teases upcoming GXX sportscar

You may not recognize the name Ginetta, buried as it is in a sea of cottage-industry British niche automakers, but British racing fans know it and know it well. The company is best known for its Le Mans Prototype racers, but also makes a line of sportscars that are primarily built for racing as well, and recently acquired Farbio to boot. Now the Leeds-based automaker is preparing to launch a new vehicle.

19Ginetta releases official renderings of new G55

Ginetta G55 – Click above for image gallery

11Nigel Mansell going for the Triple Crown at Le Mans with a little help from his sons

The Triple Crown of Motorsport is an elusive distinction earned by only a handful of drivers in the history of motor racing. It's elusive partly because it evades definition, but given its immense difficulty, we'll take the broadest possible: To score the Triple Crown, a driver has to win either the Indianapolis 500 or the Indy/CART title, plus either the Monaco Grand Prix or the F1 drivers' title and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Fortunately not in the same year, but over the span of a career.

9Ginetta G40 spec racer debuts at Autosport International

Ginetta G40 live at Autosport International – Click above for high-res image gallery

1Report: Ginetta G50 EV stalled due to lack of funds

Ginetta G50EV and John Surtees at the Channel Tunnel – Click above for high-res image gallery

3Report: Ginetta G50 EV stalled due to lack of funds

Ginetta G50EV and John Surtees at the Channel Tunnel – Click above for high-res image gallery

3EV Cup electric car racing series to light up tires in 2011

If you've been impatiently waiting to watch electric cars rip racetrack asphalt asunder, an end to your suffering may be in sight. A new racing series branded EV Cup has just been launched in London with plans to bring 3 separate classes of cars to a half-dozen tracks around Europe beginning in 2011. City and Sports EV series would consist of mono-maker grids using production vehicles, though they would receive some race prep in the way of stripped-out cabins and juiced-up powertrains. The Proto

10John Surtees pilots electric Ginetta G50EV through Channel Tunnel

Ginetta G50EV and John Surtees at the Channel Tunnel – click above for high-res gallery

3John Surtees pilots electric Ginetta G50EV through Channel Tunnel

Ginetta G50EV and John Surtees at the Channel Tunnel – click above for high-res gallery

4Ginetta developing all-new G40 for the road and track

Ginetta G40 – Click above to view in high resolution

13Autosport's Car of the Year? The Ginetta G50

Lawrence Tomlinson bought historic British car maker Ginetta in 2005, and in just three years his team has hit it over the wall with the maker's first car under his tenure: the Ginetta G50, has taken Autosport's number one slot in its Top 10 Cars of the Year.

6Lightweight Ginetta G50 brags of 300hp Ford V6

You might not be familiar with British car builder Ginetta, but it's been around since 1958. The latest offering is the G50, a wide, low-slung, lightweight coupe the company plans to build a cup race around. With only 800kg (1,750 pounds) to push around, the mid-mounted, 300hp, 3.5 liter Ford V6 should make this one sexy-fast ride.

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