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Two-times winners Kessel Racing back with three Ferrari 488

20 July 2017 Kessel Racing will be back to defend their title at Yas Marina Circuit in December following confirmation that they will be entering three Ferrari 488 in the 2017 Gulf 12 Hours. The driver line ups have yet to be confirmed. The 2015 and 2016 absolute winners will be going for a hat-trick […]

Three car entry for United Autosports

United Autosports have confirmed they will enter three cars in the 2017 Gulf 12 Hours on 16-17 December. The Anglo-American team will return to Abu Dhabi after scoring two LMP3 podiums at the same event last year. In 2016 Alex Lynn, Shaun Lynn and Richard Meins finished second in the LMP3 class, with Stefan Johansson, […]

Gulf 12 Hours receives ACO backing

LMP3 class in the Gulf 12 Hours has received the endorsement of the ACO 11 July 2017   The Asian Le Mans has today confirmed the LMP3 Class within Gulf 12 Hours has received official ACO endorsement, and will be run under the full ACO technical regulations. The race will take place at Yas Marina […]

Kessel Racing successfully defend title

Kessel Racing successfully defended their Gulf 12 Hours title after Michael Broniszewski, Giacomo Piccini and Davide Rigon finished one minute 15 seconds ahead of local team Dragon Racing after 12 hours of racing. Starting from pole position, the number 11 Ferrari led from the opening lap and held off strong competition from the two remaining […]

Kessel Racing take pole with Ferrari 488

Last year’s winners Kessel Racing are on pole in their Ferrari 488 for the Gulf 12 Hours, which gets underway at Yas Marina Circuit on Saturday. Michael Broniszewski, Giacomo Piccini and Davide Rigon, an identical driver line up to 2015, finished just 0.1 seconds ahead of Graff Racing, who themselves lead the way in the […]

Two female drivers to race in Gulf 12 Hours

Following the recent FIA Women in Motorsport seminar, the Gulf 12 Hours welcome not one but two female competitors to this weekend’s event. Deborah Mayer and Flick Haigh join the list of 72 drivers, from no fewer than 12 countries, as they combine race craft and fitness to endure long stints around the 5.5 kilometre […]

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 […]