Saturday, January 3, 2015

Dubai 24 Hours: Red Camel Racing Audi R8 ready for the 10th edition race

By Tarek Ramchani

The 10th edition of the Dubai 24 Hours will be held next weekend at Dubai Autodrome, United Arab Emirates. The Middle Eastern endurance race quickly became a true classic and the first race of the international sportscar calendar each year.

The entry list of the 2015 race is stronger than ever with a great quality field mixing GT and Touring Cars. Unfortunately there is only a single Audi race car. The privately built Audi R8 (not Audi R8 LMS) from Dutch team Red Camel Racing will compete in the SP2 class. The team will be challenged by Ford Focus and Maserati Gran Turismo cars for class honors. All the cars in the race will use Hankook tires after years with Dunlop.

Action will start Thursday with three practice sessions - including a night one - and qualifying. The start of the race is set for Friday at 14:00 local time.

2015 Hankook Dubai 24 Hours entry list is here.

Photo credit: 24H Series