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Oman Racing Team take overall Pole Position with Aston Martin Vantage

In their debut at the Gulf 12 Hours, Oman Racing Team have taken pole position in PRO class with the #44 Aston Martin Vantage, qualifying ahead of both the #2 Mercedes SLS (Al Faisal/Haupt/Buurman) and #1 Mercedes SLS (Al Qubaisi/Bleekemolen/Engel), run by Black Falcon. Darren Turner (Adam/Al Harthy) set the fastest time of 2:09.341, whilst […]

Loris Capirossi Interview – Gulf 12 Hours 2015

The former Italian motorbike rider and three-time world champion, Loris Capirossi, is taking to a new kind of motorsport by racing a GT3-car for the first time in the Gulf 12 Hours on Yas Marina Circuit. Capirossi, who retired from professional motorsport in 2011, is looking ahead to this new challenge, racing a Ferrari 458 […]

Final drivers confirmed for Gulf 12 Hours

The last missing drivers for both Avelon and Black Pearl Racing by Rinaldi, competing in the 5th edition of the Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina Circuit this coming Friday, have been confirmed today. Avelon, racing with the Wolf GB08, has Austrian driver Philipp Protte team-up with Amro Al-Hamad from Qatar and Sam Taheri from […]

Premiere for Oman Racing Team and Ahmad Al Harthy

Oman Racing Team along with Oman´s top racing driver Ahmad Al Harthy are celebrating their debut at the prestigious Gulf 12 Hours, taking place at Yas Marina Circuit this coming Friday. The 5th edition of the Gulf 12 Hours will mark the Muscat racer’s first competitive outing in the Middle East region under the Oman […]

BLACK FALCON GT at the 5th Gulf 12 Hours Abu Dhabi

Press Release issued by BLACK FALCON. BLACK FALCON will bring their action-packed 2015 season to a close by tackling the Gulf 12 Hours, a challenging two-part endurance race to be held at the spectacular Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. BLACK FALCON have always performed well at Yas Marina. The team took victory in the 2013 […]

Loris Capirossi to debut in Endurance Racing with Kessel Racing

Loris Capirossi, the three-time MotoGP World Champion, will celebrate his debut in international endurance motorsport, racing a Ferrari 458 GT3 with Swiss team Kessel Racing in the Gulf 12 Hours, taking place o 11 December 2015. Kessel Racing is known to offer famous names from the MotoGP world a cockpit: In 2012, Valentino Rossi took […]

Follow the Gulf 12 Hours on Radio Le Mans

The Gulf 12 Hours are cooperating with Radio Show Limited, the team behind Radio Le Mans, IMSA Radio and Global Audio partner to the FIA WEC for the 5th edition of the 12-hours-race at Yas Marina Circuit. Coverage of the Gulf 12 Hours will start with Midweek Motorsport at the special time of at Midday […]

Victory for AF Corse in 2014 Gulf 12 Hours

A last minute safety car caused by a spin from the Kessel Racing Ferrari 458 GT3 of Jorge Lorenzo changed the face of the 2014 Gulf 12 Hours race. Michele Rugolo, driving the AF Corse Ferrari 458 GT3, made the best use of the lapped traffic following the restart with just 30 minutes remaining, to […]