16 / 18 April
Reigning Ginetta Junior Champions Elite Motorsport joined GB3 in 2021. The Shipdham-based squad have won the Ginetta Junior Championship for three years in succession, and are also front-runners in the Ginetta GT4 Supercup, securing the title with Harry King in 2019. The move to GB3 marked the team’s first venture into single-seater competition.
The team, established by Eddie Ives in 2011, has enjoyed constant success since entering Ginetta Juniors in 2014. Championship glory came with Tom Gamble in 2017 before they dominated in 2018, finishing first and second in the championship with Adam Smalley and 2020 British F3 racer Louis Foster.
2019 saw a dominant championship win for James Hedley, finishing 89 points clear of the opposition and claiming the title with two races to spare while Tom Lebbon claimed the same title in 2020. Their success in Ginetta Juniors has been replicated in the Ginetta GT4 Supercup.
The first season in single-seaters saw Elite take podiums with Lebbon and Javier Sagrera with both finishing inside the top-10 in the standings.
“We’ve been looking to add a single-seater campaign to our team for a while, and although this is our first move into this type of racing, we wouldn’t be doing it if we weren’t confident of success.
“I am very pleased with the outcome of our first year in GB3. It has been a very enjoyable year joining the GB3 grid."
Eddie Ives, Team Owner - Elite Motorsport
|Other Championships||Ginetta Junior, Ginetta GT4 Supercup, MINI Challenge|
|Time in Championship||New entry 2021|