For motorsport fans all over the world, the Hankook 24H DUBAI has already built up a very strong reputation, right up there with the other classic endurance races.
Dubai Autodrome, Dubai
12 January 2017, 12:00 AM
14 January 2017, 12:00 AM
Hankook 24H Dubai is a 24 hour endurance race that pits drivers against time and each other to last through the entire race. Held for the first time in 2006, the Hankook 24H DUBAI has become one of the major international 24-hour races in the motorsport world. The excellent facilities of Dubai Autodrome and the pleasant atmosphere in the vibrant city of Dubai certainly have contributed to the increasing popularity of the event. With over 100 cars already on the provisional entry list, the anticipation for this 12th edition is high. The first international endurance race of the new calendar year will mark the start of the 2017 24H SERIES. Also the 3x3H DUBAI, the triple-header endurance race for prototypes will be held at Dubai Autodrome 10-11 January.
Last year race attracted a record field with 100 entrants and saw the debut of some impressive GT3 cars of the latest generation. Belgian team WRT scored the first-ever win for Audi in the event, making Audi the fourth manufacturer to claim outright honors in Dubai. Last year race also marked the debut of the TCR category as a separate class in the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook. For the race in 2017, the focus remains on amateur teams and drivers and again a good mix of GTs and touring cars. For teams wanting to participate in the Dubai race, CREVENTIC takes care of all the logistics, including transportation of race cars and equipment. CREVENTIC, the Dutch agency is the promoter and organiser of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook in co-operation with the Dutch National Racing Team (DNRT).
For many European teams and drivers, the race in Dubai has become a great opportunity to flee the cold winter and enjoy some sunshine and warm temperatures in the Middle East. Also teams and drivers from all other parts of the world love to come to Dubai for its vibrant atmosphere, its great circuit with excellent facilities and its typical Arab hospitality. There is no major changes are expected in the technical and sporting regulations of the 24H SERIES for the 2017 season, the popular and usual live coverage features for the 2017 24H DUBAI powered by Hankook will remain in place.
Ticket rate of Hankook 24H Dubai 2017
€11.900: Classes A6, SPX and Porsche 991 CUP (incl. Porsches 991 that race in the SP2 class)
Payment before 15 August 2016, after 15th of August entry fee will be12.900 euro
€9.100: Classes SP2, SP3, CUP1, Porsche 997 CUP
Payment before 15 August 2016, after 15th of August entry fee will be 10.100 euro.