Porsche Carrera Cup GB continues to be an unmissable feature of every motorsport enthusiast’s calendar. It is still the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the country. Entering the 2022 season with its 350th race, the prestigious Porsche championship returns for its milestone 20th anniversary.
But it is not only a magnetic attraction for spectators. The championship acts as the perfect audition for ambitious drivers keen to prove themselves and accelerate their progression in the world of motorsport.
Focusing on pure driver skill, the Championship uses identical cars creating a thrilling, close racing environment and features superb facilities for both drivers and teams.
Former drivers such as Charlie Eastwood, Richard Westbrook, Michael Meadows and Damien Faulkner have used their success as Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain champions to fuel their careers as professional GT racers. Ben Barker, the 2012 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain runner-up, now competes in a Porsche 911 RSR in the FIA World Endurance Championship, whilst 2018/2019 Porsche Junior Dan Harper is achieving enviable success as a factory driver for the BMW Junior Team.
Others have made the move into British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), including triple champion Dan Cammish, as well as Sam Tordoff, Tom Oliphant, Ollie Jackson, Tony Gilham, Glynn Geddie, Liam Griffin and Daniel Lloyd. Nicholas Latifi, who took part in the 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain season, reached the pinnacle of motorsport as a driver for the Formula 1® championship team, Williams Racing, since 2020.
A number of other former champions have gone on to compete in rounds of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, including Josh Webster, who won the Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain in 2014. Joining Josh were 2018 champion Tio Ellinas, 2018 Rookie champion George Gamble, 2018 Pro-Am category champion Seb Perez and the 2018/2019 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain Junior Driver, and the youngest ever Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain champion, Dan Harper. The latest to join these Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup alumnus, was 2020/2021 PCCGB Junior, Harry King, who also kicked off 2021 with a double victory at the Red Bull Ring with Porsche Carrera Cup Benelux.
This list of names and their impressive achievements are further testament to how the Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain both attracts and helps to develop the highest calibre of skill and demonstrates how Porsche, as a brand, passionately invests in drivers and teams.
So welcome to 2022’s championship, we continue to invest significantly in both drivers and teams for what promises to be another action-packed season.
Porsche GB Motorsport Book (PDF; 11 MB)