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McLaren 720S GT3 to Debut at 2018 Gulf 12 Hours

  The new McLaren 720S GT3 car will make its competitive debut at this year’s eighth edition of the Gulf 12 Hours on December 15 as it competes for overall race victory at the iconic Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Having made its first public appearance at the Bahrain GT Festival on November 30, […]

Question & Answer: Villorba Corse

There’s a long history of racing behind the SVC Sport Management racing team, even if it’s apparently a new one: that’s the customer racing department of the famous Italian crew Villorba Corse. The team was born in 1992 near Treviso, Italy, when a group of motorsport enthusiasts centred around a dream: creating a proper racing […]

Gulf 12 Hours Still An Option for Team WRT

Bosses of long-time Audi Sport partner W-Racing Team have not ruled out competing in December’s Gulf 12 Hours race, and have praised the newly launched Gulf Sportscar Championship. The team fielding a single Audi R8 LMS GT3 car in the inaugural round of the Gulf Sportscar Championship, co-driven by sportscar rookies Charles Weerts and Mike […]

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 […]