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Pirelli powers ninth edition of stellar Gulf 12 Hours race

2019 edition is the largest in the event’s history with 37 cars on the grid sporting Pirelli tyres Sponsorship underlines manufacturer’s commitment to region’s motorsport scene Seven-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi will make his Gulf 12 Hours debut in a Ferrari 488 GT3   Dubai, UAE, 9 December 2019: Pirelli, the world-leading tyre manufacturer and […]

A few days until 9th edition of Gulf 12 Hours

The countdown has begun to the 2019 Gulf 12 Hours, with only a few days until the ninth edition of the famed endurance race is run at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi (13-14 December 2019). With the teams’ entry list now confirmed, and driver nominations open, the 2019 endurance race will be the largest […]

Provisional entry list published

The provisional entry list of the ninth edition of the Gulf 12 Hours has been published on the event website: entry list The Gulf 12 Hours will take place at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, on Saturday 14 December 2019. The following teams have been invited to enter cars and have finalised their entry: […]

Audi leads opening half of 2018 Gulf 12 Hours

The #88 Car Collection trio of Dimitri Parhofer, Christopher Haase and Markus Winkelhock took the chequered flag in the lead of the first part of the 2018 Gulf 12 Hours in the World competitive debut of the new Audi R8 LMS GT3 at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.   The Audi performed well in […]

Graff LMP3 takes 2018 Gulf 12 Hours pole

The #4 Graff Racing Norma M30 LMP3 car scored pole position for the 2018 Gulf 12 Hours after its sister #39 car was handed a post-session grid penalty which knocked it off the front of the grid at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.   The pace set by both cars in the earlier Free Practice sessions […]

Graff continues to top times in Free Practice

The #39 Graff Racing Norma M30 topped the time sheets during the three Free Practice sessions for the 2018 Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.   Following on from its sister car’s successful start to the weekend in the previous day’s official test, the #39 car shared by Sergio Pasian, […]

Graff leads the way in Thursday test

The #4 Graff Racing Norma M30 set the early pace in the official test session of the 2018 Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.   Driven by Australian racer Jake Parsons, the LMP3 car he shares with James Winslow and Neale Muston topped the times early on with a time […]

Creating History: Q&A with Reema Al Juffali

Reema Al Juffali is the first Saudi Arabian female driver to race with a Saudi racing licence. Despite being in the early stages of her career, Reema has targeted a progression into GT racing, which could lead to her driving in a future Gulf 12 Hours event. At this weekend’s 2018 Gulf 12 Hours, Reema […]