Entering it’s nineteenth year in 2021 and with over 300 races to its name, Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain is still the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK and a firm fixture in every motorsport enthusiast’s diary. Identical cars put driver skill firmly in the spotlight and a combination of close, thrilling racing and exceptional facilities for teams and drivers is a big draw.
The championship has proved itself time and time again to be a springboard for drivers seeking diﬀerent careers and accomplishments within the motorsport arena.
Many drivers desiring a career as a professional sports and GT racer have used the Porsche Carrera Cup GB as a launch pad. Former Porsche Carrera Cup GB champions Charlie Eastwood, Richard Westbrook, Michael Meadows and Damien Faulkner have built careers as professional GT racers and 2012 Carrera Cup GB runner-up Ben Barker continues to race a Porsche 911 RSR in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Drivers have progressed from Porsche Carrera Cup GB into the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), including double champion Dan Cammish, as well as Sam Tordoﬀ, Tom Oliphant, Ollie Jackson, Tony Gilham, Glynn Geddie, Liam Griffin and Daniel Lloyd.
Nicholas Latifi, 2020/21 Formula 1® driver for Williams Racing, competed in Porsche Carrera Cup GB in 2015.
In addition, a large number of previous Porsche Carrera Cup GB drivers participated in this year’s Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at Silverstone, including former Porsche GB Scholar and 2014 champion Josh Webster, 2018 champion Tio Ellinas, 2018 Rookie champion George Gamble, 2018 Pro-Am category champion Seb Perez and Porsche GB 2018 / 2019 Junior / 2019 Porsche Carrera Cup GB champion Dan Harper – the youngest champion in Porsche Carrera Cup GB history.
All these achievements emphasise the calibre of driver that the Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain continues to attract and support.
We continue to invest heavily in both drivers and teams and the following pages provide the highlights for what promises to be another action-packed championship in 2021.