Welcome to want2race with Ginetta cars, the UK’s biggest novice racing driver competition and experience. Open to all aspiring racing car drivers over the age of 18, want2race competitors take part in three exciting stages of driving. want2race qualification offers a combination of go-karts or Ginetta race cars initially, you then progress further in the want2race fleet of G40 race cars out on circuit, learning to drive the cars to the limit and aiming for the final stage of this epic driving competition and experience.
want2race offers an unrivalled experience with even more track time and instruction out on circuit in race cars than ever before. Now in our fifth year, we welcome all want2race drivers and can guarantee you'll feel part of something special. Year on year we are proud to see such talented novice drivers get involved with the whole want2race exeprience & community.
Once again this year we'll work alongside some of the UK's finest racing driver and instructing talent, on hand and there to support you each step of the way.
In 2017 James Crawshaw was selected as our winning driver, competing with team want2race for a full season in 2018 and racing in the Ginetta GRDC. Read all the latest competition news here.
The competition is now closed for 2017 - we will be launching the 2018 campaign to find our sixth want2race Ginetta champion in January 2018 who will WIN A FULLY FUNDED SEASON IN 2019. REGISTER YOUR INTEREST AND JOIN OUR MAILING LIST HERE.
Our ethos is to provide a cost effective unrivalled experience out on circuit, don’t take our word for it here are just a few competitor comments from previous years at want2race:
"A quick note to say thank you for an awesome couple of days. The competition is excellent. A great learning curve. You have a brilliant team."
"Thank you and your amazing team for giving me a shot at my dream. The experience alone was just magical - driving a race car fast, and I got to compete with the best novice drivers in the UK - things I've only dreamt about!"
"Just a quick email to thank you and your team for a great experience, I thoroughly enjoyed my time in the competition and meeting you and all the want2race team. You have got a great deserving winner this year and I wish you lots of success in the 2018 championship."
"I just wanted to thank you once again for an incredible opportunity. It's been a true realisation of potential for myself and that feeling of you are actually quite good at something."
“Thank you for the amazing experience I had at Want2Race., a great competition which makes all involved feel welcome but let's them know what they are fighting for is an opportunity not to be wasted.”
“Thanks to the whole want2race team for a fantastic couple of days at the competition. Organisation, and event quality was spot on again. See you next year!”
“I’ve had such a good time, it’s been such a great experience. Everybody at the Team are fantastic you've created something really special there and it has been an honour being part of it.”
"The best experience of my life, what a well organised and fun day"
"We were really encouraged to push, something you’re rarely allowed to do - I loved it"
"This year you guys have really stepped up your game and the standard of the competitors this year showed that, the venue, cars, instructors and whole package was brilliant - top job and see you next year."
"The in-car instruction was superb, really feel like I’ve taken a lot away and learnt from it. Getting to drive on track sat next to guys you normally only get to see racing on the TV was worth every penny."
"It was a real thrill to experience real Ginetta racing. I can't recommend entering the competition highly enough."