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Invitations revealed for 10th Gulf 12 Hours

An exclusive invitation list of 39 cars has been drawn up to compete in the 10th edition of the Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on 8 January 2022. Following many entry requests for the return of the prestigious race to the United Arab Emirates, the race promoter has been in […]

Gulf 12 Hours Abu Dhabi confirmed for 8 January 2022

The 10th edition of the Gulf 12 Hours Abu Dhabi has been confirmed to take place on 8 January 2022 as the exclusive endurance race returns to Yas Marina Circuit in the United Arab Emirates. Following the recent track modifications announcement by Yas Marina Circuit and its operators Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management, this year’s race […]

Barnicoat storms McLaren to pole in Gulf 12 Hours Bahrain

Ben Barnicoat dedicated pole position for the 2021 Gulf 12 Hours Bahrain to the 2 Seas Motorsport mechanics who worked throughout the night to repair the team’s #33 McLaren 720S GT3 following an accident the previous day. Barnicoat and team-mates Isa Bin Abdulla Alkhalifa and Martin Kodrić went into the final part of the qualifying […]

Barnicoat keeps 2 Seas on top in Free Practice 3

The #33 2 Seas Motorsport McLaren 720S GT3 took its turn at the top of the times following the end of the third and final Free Practice session ahead of qualifying for the 2021 Gulf 12 Hours Bahrain. McLaren factory driver Ben Barnicoat was quickest, setting the fastest time of the day’s three sessions with […]

RAM Mercedes Leads Free Practice 1 in Bahrain

The #3 RAM Racing Mercedes AMG GT3 of Callum Macleod led the opening Free Practice session of the 2021 Gulf 12 Hours Bahrain ahead of the twin-McLaren attack of 2 Seas Motorsport. Macleod, sharing the Pro-Am car alongside fellow British drivers John Loggie and Chris Froggatt, headed the times with a best lap of 2m00.655s, […]

Team Parker to race Bentley GT3 in Bahrain

Team Parker Racing will make its debut appearance at the Gulf 12 Hours Bahrain later this week as Derek Pierce, Andy Meyrick, and Euan McKay compete in a second-generation Bentley Continental GT3. The race will be held at Bahrain International Circuit, in the Sakhir desert, for the first time in its history, moving from its traditional […]

Optimum confirms Bahrain driver line-ups

Optimum Motorsport has confirmed the driver line-ups for its two-car challenge on January’s Gulf 12 Hours Bahrain, competing in both the GT3 and GT4 classes. International GT Open drivers Brendan Iribe, Ollie Millroy, Nick Moss and Joe Osborne will compete with the team’s McLaren 720S GT3 under the banner of ‘Inception Racing with Optimum Motorsport’. […]