The VR46 is in Abu Dhabi for the eleventh version of the 12 Hours of the Gulf, the tenth organized on the Yas Marina circuit, this weekend. Valentino Rossi, Luca Marini and Alessio Salucci will meet on the observe on Thursday, whereas the race will happen on Saturday. Right here is this system, schedule and video system for the occasion.
Valentino Rossi’s 2022 season kicks off this weekend. The Italian will probably be at the beginning of the 12 Hours of the Gulf, within the United Arab Emirates, to compete in an endurance automotive race during which he has participated since 2019. Third in his first look, then fourth in 2020 and 2021, he’ll attempt to return to the rostrum in 2022, all the time accompanied by brother Luca Marini and his finest pal Alessio Salucci.
Their Ferrari 488 GT3 will as soon as once more put on the colours of the VR46, however it’s not mentioned that the trio will probably be entered as Monster VR46 Kessel. The inscription at present solely bears the point out VR46, and we all know that the new sponsor of the Italian construction, Mooney, will accompany Valentino Rossi in his new adventures on Four-wheels. The brand might subsequently adorn the automotive for the primary time on the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.
The primary exams will happen this Thursday, January 6, however the true enjoyable will begin on Friday, with the qualifications for every of the three drivers. It will happen between 6 p.m. and seven:05 p.m. there (GMT +Four), so three p.m. and Four:05 p.m. Paris time (GMT +1).
Scheduled for Saturday, the race will happen in two elements: a primary from 9.35 a.m. to three.35 p.m. (6:35 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. Paris time), adopted by a break of about two hours throughout which the opponents can change the settings of the automobiles. The second half will begin at 5.30 p.m., with an arrival given at 11.30 p.m. (2:30 p.m. to eight:30 p.m. Paris time).
The 12-hour race will probably be watched reside video on the official race web site, gulf12hours.com. GP-Inside will offer you the reside hyperlink a couple of minutes earlier than departure on Saturday.
12 Hours of the Gulf – Program / Occasions (GMT +1)
Thursday January 6
6:45 – 9:30: Apply open 1
13:45 – 16:45: Apply open 2
Friday January 7
6:30 am – 7:20 am: Free apply 1
7:30 am – eight:20 am: Free apply 2
eight:30 am – 9:20 am: Free apply three
15:00 – 15:15: Qualifications driver 1
15:25 – 15:40: Qualifications pilot 2
15:50 – 16:05: Qualifications driver three
Saturday January eight
6:35 – 12:35: Race, half 1
2:30 p.m. – eight:30 p.m .: Race, half 2
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