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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 […]

Destination Abu Dhabi for Generation AMR

Packed up and en route to the Middle East is Generation AMR SuperRacing’s brand new Aston Martin Racing V8 Vantage GT4. With the team having suffered significant damage in a Free Practice shunt last time out in the European GT4 finale (which required a complete new shell) the team have elected to take their new […]

Kessel Racing win the 5th Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina Circuit

After a dramatic finish of the 5th edition of the Gulf 12 Hours, Kessel Racing took overall victory with the #11 Ferrari driven by Michal Broniszewski, Giancomo Piccini and Davide Rigon at Yas Marina Circuit with 301 completed laps. The Black Falcon #2 (Abdulaziz Al Faisal, Hubert Haupt, Yelmer Buurman) came home in second place […]

Kessel Racing leads Gulf 12 Hours after first six hours

The first six hours of the Gulf 12 Hours have been completed at Yas Marina Circuit. Kessel Racing has kept the lead with the #11 Ferrari 458 Italia, after taking first position early on in the race. Following an accident off the start between the #88 Dragon Ferrari 458 Italia and the #87 GDL Porsche, […]

Khaled Al Qubaisi Interview – Gulf 12 Hours 2015

Khaled Al Qubaisi, one of the most well-known and successful racing drivers from the Middle East, is taking part in the 5th Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina Circuit today, racing the Mercedes SLS. The Executive Director of Human Resources & Administration at Mubadal speaks about the plans for Abu Dhabi Racing for 2016 […]

Start Drivers for first part of Gulf 12 Hours

For the start of the first part of the 5th edition of the Gulf 12 Hours, taking place at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi today, the Start Drivers have been announced. #1           Abu Dhabi Bla – Jeroen Bleekemolen #2           Black Falcon – Yelmer Buurman #50         AF C – Francisco Guedes #51         AF Corse -Francesco […]