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Attempto Racing – Challenge in the Desert

Once more the German Attempto Racing team will take on the challenge in the desert. The Gulf 12 Hours is a permanent fixture in the racing calendar of the Langenhagen team.   They will compete with two cars at the endurance classic in Abu Dhabi – both with the 2019-specification Audi R8 LMS GT3. With #99 […]

Gulf 12 Hours Reveals Record Entry List

The 2018 Gulf 12 Hours will feature the largest field in its eight-year history, with at least 31 cars lining up on the grid at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on 15 December.   This year’s race will see the competitive debuts of a number of 2019-specification cars, including the new McLaren 720S […]

Car Collection to enter Gulf 12 Hours & GSCC

The German team Car Collection Motorsport is bringing two Audi R8 LMS with the 2019 Evo kit to the 8th edition of the Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on 15 December, and to the second round of the inaugural Gulf Sportscar Championship on 6-7 December at the Dubai Autodrome.   […]

AKKA ASP – Eyes set on winning the 2018 AM class

Jerome Policand’s team AKKA ASP will return to the 8th edition of the Gulf 12 Hours with two cars in 2018. The French racing car driver and team manager of the team hailing from Rabastens is no stranger to the endurance classic on the Yas Marina circuit. Their Mercedes AMG GT3’s are regulars. This year […]

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, […]