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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 […]

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, […]