Dubai, UAE. 4 January, 2018: Following the success of the inaugural event one year ago, the prototypes are back at Dubai Autodrome for the second running of the Hankook 3x3H DUBAI. As the name of the event indicates, it is a triple-header of three-hour races, each with a separate classification and prize-giving ceremony.
The Hankook 3x3H DUBAI is counting towards the Championship of the Continents of the 24H PROTO SERIES powered by Hankook, with the next rounds scheduled at the track of Portimao in Portugal (6-8 July) and the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas (15-18 November).
For the round in Dubai, prototypes from three different categories are expected, with P2, P3 and CN1 cars all featuring on the entry list. British team Simpson Motorsport has entered a pair of Ginetta G57s in the P2 class, with another Ginetta entered by Century Motorsport.
The Ligier JS P3 is the car of choice in the P3 class with entries from Speedworks Motorsport, Graff and Spirit of Race.
In the CN1 class, French team Krafft Racing is running a pair of Norma M20 FCs while the locally-based team AUH Motorsport, that has its headquarters at Dubai Autodrome, will be running up to three of its Radical SR3 RSX cars.
Free practice is scheduled on Saturday, 6 January, from 8.30-10.30 hrs, followed by qualifying from 11.00 till 12.00 hrs and the first race from 15.00-18.00 hrs. The second race runs on Sunday from 9.00-12.00 hrs, the third race is held from 15.00-18.00 hrs. The races can be followed live on the series’ website, www.24hseries.com while regular updates will be posted on Facebook (24H Series) and Twitter (@24HSeries).
Photo: Aaron Meriwether