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GT Career Highlights

  • British GT Champion
  • Aston Martin Racing Junior Factory Driver
  • Winning on GT3 debut in GT Open
  • Winning on Prototype debut in Praga Cup
  • Aston Martin Racing Academy Winner
  • Aston Martin Valkyrie Test Driver
  • Dynisma Simulator Test Driver
  • Record number of fastest laps in a GT4 European Series season
  • Ranked best GT4 driver by Autosport

Career Overview

Tom is a 22 year old British racing driver with 6 years of GT racing experience across GT4 and GT3. He has been racing for Aston Martin Racing as a Junior Driver since 2019. In this role, Tom has raced in British GT, GT4 European Series, GT Cup, GT Open, British Endurance Championship and Asian Le Mans Series with support from AMR.

In 2019, Tom became British GT Champion at the age of 17 in GT4 before winning the AMR Academy, which is when he was signed as a Junior Driver. Tom has since received support and represented the brand in various championships as well as driving for all new car shakedown tests and development tests including testing for the 2024 GT4 and GT3 cars.

Tom was brought on by Darren Turner to become one of the high performance test drivers for the Aston Martin Valkyrie, a role that he has been in for over 2 years. Tom gained a lot from this experience working closely with drivers such as Darren Turner, Jonny Adam and Peter Dumbreck. Tom also works with Dynisma as a Simulator Test Driver, developing car models for Formula 1, Formula E and Endurance racing teams.

2022 Racing Calendar

  • 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual
  • 15th to 16th January 2022
  • Praga Cup - Silverstone
  • 12th to 13th March 2022
  • GT4 European Series - Imola
  • 30th March - 3rd April 2022
  • GT4 European Series - Circuit Paul Ricard
  • 3rd to 5th June 2022
  • GT4 European Series - Misano
  • 1st to 3rd July 2022
  • GT4 European Series - Spa Francorchamps
  • 28th to 31st July 2022
  • GT4 European Series - Hockenheimring
  • 2nd to 4th September 2022
  • GT4 European Series - Barcelona
  • 30th September to 2nd October 2022
  • GT Cup - Donington Park National
  • 1st to 2nd April 2023
  • GT Cup - Brands Hatch GP
  • 29th to 30th April 2023
  • GT Cup - Snetterton 300
  • 3rd to 4th June 2023
  • GT Cup - Oulton Park International
  • 1st July 2023
  • GT Cup - Silverstone GP
  • 29th to 30th July 2023
  • GT Cup - Donington Park GP
  • 16th to 17th September 2023
  • GT Cup - Snetterton 300 Finale
  • 7th to 8th October 2023


  • Tom Canning
  • Date of birth: 26th February 2002
  • Residence: Bath, Somerset, UK
  • Current Series: GT4 European Series 2022
  • Interests: Motorsport, CrossFit, Road Cycling, Running and Gym Training


Career History

Tom's career history from karting to endurance racing.....

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