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BUTEL WARMS-UP IN DUBAI AHEAD OF GT SPORTS CAR SEASON

Jack Butel contested his first race meeting of 2019, with the Jerseyman traveling to the Middle East to contest the Dubai 24 hours with new team Optimum Motorsport in its Ginetta G55 GT4 sports car. Butel will be driving for the English team this season and used the desert curtain raiser to familiarise himself with … Continue reading

ONE-TWO RESULT FOR THE BMW M4 GT4 IN THE 24H DUBAI GT4 CLASS

The first endurance highlight of the season ended in great success for BMW customer racing teams. The excellent performance of the BMW M4 GT4 in particular stood out at the Dubai 24 Hour (UAE). After 552 laps, the MRS GT Racing team #426 car triumphed in the GT4 class. Franjo Kovac (CRO), Fredrik Lestrup (SWE), Tomas … Continue reading

GRT GRASSER RACING MAKE SUPERB CHARGE UP FIELD IN 24H DUBAI

Their mission was never in any doubt. Conditions were perfect, and the start went absolutely according to plan. GRT Grasser Racing intended to win the 24 Hours of Dubai at the third attempt, but things turned out differently in the end. After 24 exciting hours filled with stress, Lamborghini works driver Mirko Bortolotti together with … Continue reading

CAR COLLECTION MOTORSPORT AUDI WINS 2019 24H DUBAI

German team Car Collection Motorsport is the winner of the 2019 Hankook 24H DUBAI. With the #88 Audi R8 LMS GT3, drivers Dirk Parhofer, Christopher Haase, Frédéric Vervisch and Rik Breukers racked up a total of 607 laps of the 5.390 metres long Dubai Autodrome to win the opening round of the 2019 Championship of … Continue reading

KCMG’S HONDA DRIVER ANDY YAN THANKS RESPONSE AFTER FIRE IN DUBAI 24H

The KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) Honda enjoyed a strong start to the Dubai 24 Hour, but a fire during the night forced them into retirement. Driver Andy Yan thankfully managed to avoid injury and the cause of the fire is not yet known. Andy Yan and the KCMG team would like to thank the marshals … Continue reading

THE 2019 24H DUBAI IS GO

At 15.00 hrs today, the 2019 Hankook 24H DUBAI got underway at Dubai Autodrome as His Highness Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum and His Excellency Mohammed Khalfan Alrumaithi, Chairman of the General Authority of Sport, waved the flag of the United Arab Emirates to send off the 74-car field. The 14th running of the … Continue reading

GRT GRASSER RACING AIMING FOR MAIDEN DUBAI WIN

While the GRT Grasser Racing headquarters in Austria are currently buried under snow, the team’s first major outing of the 2019 season is about to get underway some 5,000 kilometres to the south-east. On the weekend of 10th – 12th January, GRT will be competing in the top A6-PRO classification of the prestigious 24 Hours … Continue reading

BORTOLOTTI SECURES 24H DUBAI POLE POSITION FOR GRT GRASSER RACING TEAM LAMBORGHINI

For the second year running and for the third time in the event’s 14-year history, a Lamborghini will be on pole position for the Hankook 24H DUBAI. On his 29th birthday, Mirko Bortolotti gave himself and his teammates the best present by posting the fastest outright qualifying lap time of 1m57.446s in the GRT Grasser … Continue reading

MERCEDES-AMG CUSTOMER RACING TO START THE 2019 MOTORSPORT YEAR WITH A PAIR OF ENDURANCE HIGHLIGHTS

In the Dubai 24-hour race, Mercedes-AMG is aiming at its fifth victory in the desert metropolis. The BLACK FALCON team already secured the overall win for the performance and sports car brand from Affalterbach in the years 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018. This year, the team is running the Mercedes-AMG GT3 with starting number 2 … Continue reading

KCMG AIMING FOR DUBAI 24 HOUR VICTORY TO KICK OFF 2019 SEASON

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) gets its 2019 season underway this weekend with the Dubai 24 Hour (11-12 January), in which it will field a pair of Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 cars and a Honda Civic Type R TCR (FK7), as the Hong Kong squad aim for overall and class victories. The United Arab Emirates endurance … Continue reading

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