Dutch success at 24 Hours of Dubai


At the Dubai Autodrome, with numerous different GT cars and nearly eighty teams participating, the podium in the 992 Pro class was all Dutch. The two teams of GP Elite finished in the first two places. Lucas Groeneveld, Jesse van Kuijk, Daan van Kuijk and Max van Splunteren took the win and finished overalls as fourteenth.

The GP Elite car with start number 934 is the fastest in the 992 Pro class in Dubai.

The GP Elite car with start number 934 is the fastest in the 992 Pro class in Dubai.

The team with Larry ten Voorde (the replacement for Jos Verstappen), Thierry Vermeulen, Roger Hodenius and Steven van Rhee finished second. The foursome had to contend with damage twice after a collision, although the delay due to the quick work of the mechanics was not too bad. The third place went to Red Camel-Jordans with, among others, Jeroen Bleekemolen and competition organizer Ivo Breukers.

MP Motorsport, also Dutch, finished tenth in their Mercedes GT3 in Dubai. Henk de Jong, Daniël de Jong, Bert de Heus and Jaap van Lagen were the fastest in their Pro/Am class. The overall victory went to the Audi GT3 of the team MS7 by WRT.

Despite some bad luck, the GP Elite team with number 933 still finishes second.

Despite some bad luck, the GP Elite team with number 933 still finishes second.

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