The Dubai Hankook 24 Hour Endurance Race
Motorsport in Dubai is fast becoming one of the most popular sporting events in the region and, luckily, the many fantastic venues in Dubai offer up some amazing opportunities to see some of the greatest motorsport competitions in the world. Dubai’s new focus on becoming a major sporting, health and fitness powerhouse in the world allows Dubai to host a huge number of great events like this.
The upcoming Hankook 24 Hour endurance race is going to be one of the biggest if not longest races in the coming year, so make sure you’ve got your cheap hotel in Dubai booked so you can enjoy the race in its entirety.
The Hankook 24 Hour
The Hankook 24 Hour Endurance is going to be a high octane adrenaline fuelled event that, funnily enough, should take a full 24 hours to complete. This mixture of amateur, professionals and others will be coming together to see who can keep their wits about them for the full 24 hour block.
The Hankook 24 Hour race will be taking place at the Dubai Autodrome.
Around 100 cars will be taking part, with GTs, Touring Cars, Silhouette and 24 Hour specials involved. There’s going to be a few purpose-built secret weapons too, we think.
The race is kicking off on the 12th of January at 3:00 PM and will finish 24 hours later, on the 13th of January at 3:00 PM.
Luckily for us, entry is completely free. However, you will be required to register for your free entry online before arriving.
The Dubai Autodrome
The Dubai Autodrome opened up as the UAE’s first ever complete multipurpose facility for motorsport and entertainment in 2004 and includes a 5.39km circuit which can operate under six different configurations.
The Dubai Autodrome also features a racing school, an indoor and outdoor karting track, a huge retail plaza, the Motorsport business park, a VIP Paddock and entertainment facilitates.
The Autodrome, which has a prime location near to the centre of Dubai, is a safe and comfortable venue for huge crowds of people to enjoy some of the best motorsport the region has to offer. With a huge host of international events, tourists flock to Dubai to watch all kinds of races and events at the Autodrome.
For more than 10 years, since opening, the Dubai Autodrome has hosted some of the world’s best racers from some of the best and most challenging racing championships all over the world.
Some of these championships are:
- The FIA GT Championship
- The European Touring Car Championship
- The A1 GP
- The GP2 Asia
- The Lamborghini Super Trofeo ME
- The MRF Challenge, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge ME
- The Radical Middle East Cup
- And, finally, of course, the Hankook 24H Dubai Endurance Race.
The Dubai Autodrome track is also often used to promote some of the local motorsport teams and events which take place in Dubai such as the NGK Racing Series, the UAE Sport bike Championship, the FIA UAE F4 Championship and the Formula Gulf Academy races.