Driver Spotlight: George Gamble
George Gamble (Toyota GAZOO Racing UK) has been a regular within the TOCA paddock as far back as 2011. Here is his journey to the 2023 Kwik Fit British Touring Car season.
He competed in various karting championships from 2007 to 2010, racing against the likes of Formula 1 driver Alex Albon, Formula E driver Jake Dennis, and World Endurance Championship driver and former IndyCar driver Ed Jones.
Gamble made his car racing debut in the 2010 Ginetta Junior Winter Series with HHC Motorsport and signed with TJ Motorsport for his debut full season in the main championship the following year. In the main championship he finished third overall with three wins. He also competed in the Winter Series in 2011, which he won.
In 2013, Gamble would move to the Ginetta GT5 Challenge, where he raced in one round with Total Control Racing, of which he won both races in this round, putting him 18th in the standings. Gamble continued with TCR for his first full season in 2014, which he won, with 7 victories and 18 podiums.
After a two-year sabbatical, Gamble made his racing return in the 2017 Ginetta GT4 Supercup, racing with JHR Developments. He finished third overall, with four wins.
Gamble joined Amigos Team Parker for the 2018 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain, where he finished sixth overall in the Pro class with 3 wins.
He switched to Amigos Redline Racing for the 2019 season, where he finished third in the Pro class with four wins. Gamble appeared at the Silverstone round of the 2019 Porsche Supercup, racing as a guest driver for JTR.
On 28 February 2022, it was announced that Gamble would make his BTCC debut in the British Touring Car Championship, racing alongside Adam Morgan at Car Gods with Ciceley Motorsport.
He achieved his first win in the series in Race 3 at the Knockhill Racing Circuit in the 2022 season. He finished 13th in the overall standings, and runner-up in the Jack Sears Trophy. For 2023, Gamble moved to Toyota Gazoo Racing UK, driving alongside Rory Butcher and Ricky Collard.
Gamble achieved a season’s best of eighth at Brands Hatch Indy and Knockhill and finished 21st overall in the Drivers’ Championship. We look forward to seeing what he does next.