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Kessel Racing successfully defend title

Kessel Racing successfully defended their Gulf 12 Hours title after Michael Broniszewski, Giacomo Piccini and Davide Rigon finished one minute 15 seconds ahead of local team Dragon Racing after 12 hours of racing. Starting from pole position, the number 11 Ferrari led from the opening lap and held off strong competition from the two remaining […]

Kessel Racing take pole with Ferrari 488

Last year’s winners Kessel Racing are on pole in their Ferrari 488 for the Gulf 12 Hours, which gets underway at Yas Marina Circuit on Saturday. Michael Broniszewski, Giacomo Piccini and Davide Rigon, an identical driver line up to 2015, finished just 0.1 seconds ahead of Graff Racing, who themselves lead the way in the […]

Two female drivers to race in Gulf 12 Hours

Following the recent FIA Women in Motorsport seminar, the Gulf 12 Hours welcome not one but two female competitors to this weekend’s event. Deborah Mayer and Flick Haigh join the list of 72 drivers, from no fewer than 12 countries, as they combine race craft and fitness to endure long stints around the 5.5 kilometre […]

It’s a family affair for the Lynns

The father and son pairing of Shaun and Alex Lynn set good pace today in the opening practice sessions of this year’s Gulf 12 Hours. The duo, who is joined by third driver Richard Meins in their Legier JS P3, running with the 2016 LMP3 European Le Mans Series Champions, United Autosport, set the quickest […]

Kessel Racing return to defend their title

Last year’s winners Kessel Racing are back at the Yas Marina Circuit with three cars as they attempt to defend their Gulf 12 Hours title. Michael Broniszewski, Giancomo Piccini and Davide Rigon will team up again in the Ferrari 488 hoping to replicate the kind of form which saw them pip the Black Falcon Mercedes […]

Ex-Formula 1 driver to make Gulf 12 Hours debut

Former Formula 1 driver Stefan Johansson will contest the Gulf 12 Hours for the first time this weekend driving the Ligier JS P3 for United Autosports. The Swede, who drove for Ferrari and McLaren over his 10-year Formula 1 career, has not raced for a couple of years and confessed to feeling a bit nervous ahead […]

Containers arrive at Yas Marina

After 20 days at sea, 32 containers arrived at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Monday ahead of the Gulf 12 Hours which takes place on Saturday. Six of the containers are full of Pirelli tyres while the rest contain cars, spare parts and garage equipment. Although the majority of equipment came by […]

Teams looking for drivers

There are still some teams looking for drivers (with sponsorship budget) interested to race in the Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi. Drivers should contact the race promoter to receive a list of the seats still available. The race promoter, Driving Force Events, can be contacted by registering as a “driver” via webform, or via […]

One-month countdown for 6th Gulf 12 Hours

The sixth edition of the Gulf 12 Hours will take place in just one month’s time, with event organisers start revealing new details for this year’s event, which takes place 16-17 December at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Split into two six-hour parts, the Gulf 12 Hours attracts a wide group of entries […]

Barwell return with Lamborghini Huracan GT3

Barwell Motorsport annonced that they will be contesting this year’s Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina Circuit. The team will be fielding one of its stunning Lamborghini Huracan GT3s in this one-off annual event, having previously competed in the race in an Aston Martin Vantage GT4 in 2012. The Huracan will be driven by […]