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– New McLaren 720S GT3 laps the entire field on race debut at Gulf 12 Hours
– First race car designed and built in-house by McLaren Automotive outperforms new GT3 cars from rival manufacturers on outright pace
– McLaren Customer Racing team salvages strong race finish after late-race drama
– 720S GT3 set to continue test and development programme ahead of homologation Read More »

– Partner team Beechdean AMR secures third in end-of-season enduro
– Two Vantage GT3s in the top ten and all three make the distance
– New Vantage GT4 takes pole on its debut and shows class-winning pace

Aston Martin’s new Vantage GT3 secured its first podium finish in the season-ending Gulf 12 Hours endurance race at the Yas Marina Circuit, in Abu Dhabi. Read More »

– Ben Barnicoat, Alvaro Parente and Shane van Gisbergen to drive McLaren 720S GT3 at Gulf 12 Hours on December 13-15
– Endurance race at the Abu Dhabi Yas Marina circuit will be the competitive debut of the new 720S GT3 race car
– 720S GT3 is the first car designed and built by McLaren Automotive’s in-house motorsport department
– Car will be entered by in-house McLaren Customer Racing team for debut race Read More »

The 650S GT3 secured a hard-fought podium finish at the 2014 Gulf 12 Hour endurance race at Yas Marina Circuit over the weekend, signing off a successful and competitive year for McLaren GT.  The works factory-run effort entered two cars as part of the final stages of the intensive development programme for the 650S GT3, bringing both cars home after a gruelling 12 hours of hard racing, finishing 3rd and 12th overall. This first competitive outing underlines the performance and reliability of the latest GT model from McLaren ahead of a wider racing schedule in 2015.

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McLaren Gulf 12hr 14McLaren GT works drivers Rob Bell (GB), Kevin Estre (FR) and Alvaro Parente (PT) will start on pole position for the 2014 Gulf 12 Hour, after the trio drove the 650S GT3 on its competitive debut outing at the Yas Marina Circuit this afternoon. The team’s second entry will start P10 in the Pro-Am class. The 12 hour endurance race is the final development stage for the 650S GT3 before it enters competition with McLaren GT customer teams next season. Read More »

• Guy Smith, Steven Kane and Andy Meyrick to drive the Continental GT3
• Gulf 12 Hours marks the return of Bentley to motorsport
• Development continues after endurance testContinental_GT3_3_2 Read More »