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Gulf 12 Hours Preview: A Brief History

In only one month’s time, the eighth edition of the Gulf 12 Hours will take place at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Over the course of the past seven editions of the longest racing event on the Formula 1 circuit in the United Arab Emirates, the following facts about the race, which we collected […]

BMW to Make Gulf 12 Hours Debut

This year’s Gulf 12 Hours will feature a BMW GT car for the first time in its history with the addition of a M6 GT3 run by the MRS GT-Racing team. The German outfit, which competes in the Porsche Mobil1 Supercup, Porsche Carrera Cup Germany, as well as the ADAC GT Masters, has clinched a […]

Gulf 12 Hours Grid Continues to Grow

This year’s Gulf 12 Hours is set for the largest and highest quality grid of GT3 cars in its eight-year history, with multiple marques confirmed to compete at December’s event in Abu Dhabi. The endurance race, staged around the glamorous Yas Marina circuit, will feature up to six Audi R8 cars upgraded to 2019 specification, […]

Entries open for 2018 Gulf 12 Hours

Team entry has now officially opened for the eighth edition of the Gulf 12 Hours, taking place at Yas Marina Circuit on Saturday 15 December 2018. Logistics planning support is available to all teams competing in this renowned endurance race at Abu Dhabi’s glamorous Formula One venue.

Kessel Racing takes third Gulf 12 Hours win

Kessel Racing reigned victorious by taking their third win at the Gulf 12 Hours, after 302 laps around the 5.555 kilometre long famous Yas Marina Circuit. The #11 Ferrari 488 GT3 of Michael Broniszewski, Davide Rigon and Miguel Molina dominated the Gulf endurance event after starting on pole for the 12-hour battle in Abu Dhabi last […]

Hat-trick of victories for Kessel Racing

The #11 Kessel Racing Ferrari 488 GT3 of Michael Broniszewski, Davide Rigon and Miguel Molina claimed the 2017 Gulf 12 Hours win after 12 hours of superb endurance racing. This result gave Kessel their third straight win in the series, and Rigon his fourth, the first being with AF Corse in 2014. It was a […]

New equalisation for GTX class

Gulf 12 Hours enforces strategy to equalise the overall classification of the GTX class, through an ‘end of race’ handicap. A special trophy has been created by Gulf 12 Hours which is aimed to even up cars of varying performance in the GTX class. The GTX class in the 2017 Gulf 12 Hours is divided […]

New 2018-2019 Gulf Sports Cars Championship

Driving Force Events, the promoter of the Gulf 12 Hours, are to announce the creation of the Gulf Sports Cars Championship. This very unique development is what the United Arab Emirates motorsport community has been waiting for. The Championship is set to consist of five rounds, each round will host two one-hour races shared between […]

Radio Le Mans to host the Gulf 12 Hours live coverage

Gulf 12 Hours has enlisted the expertise of the radiolemans.com crew to provide in depth commentary and insight into the 2017 endurance event. This year, the ‘super radio show’ will be complimented by live video imagery, from around Yas Marina Circuit, and timing information will also be provided throughout the streamed programme. Established commentators Joe […]