This winter the Dubai Autodrome will be the scene for over 30 motorsport icons battling it out for the Dubai GP Revival, including Jochen Mass’s Porsche and last year’s winner, James Hunt’s first Grand Prix winning car and the 1981 Constructors’ Champion, the Williams FW07C.
It’s set to be a retro-thriller and other cars already signed up include:
Williams FW07C (1981)
Driven by reigning world champion Alan Jones and his teammate Carlos Reutemann to the 1981 Formula One Constructors’ Championship, the FW07C was designed by the legendary Patrick Head.
Benetton B192 (1992)
The Benetton B192 is a car which occupies a significant seat in Formula One history. The B192 claimed victory at the 1992 Belgium Grand Prix, which also marked the first of Michael Schumacher’s 91 Formula One victories.
Ferrari 643 (1991)
Ferrari’s entrant to the 1991 Formula Season, the 643, was driven by four-time world champion Alain Prost and his compatriot teammate, Jean Alesi.
Porsche 962 (1986)
An icon of sports car racing, the Porsche 962 picked up plenty of silverware throughout 1986. Driven to victory at Le Mans by Derek Bell, Hans-Joachim Stuck and Al Holbert, the 962 was also victorious at the Road America 500 miles and Spa 1000km, to name but a few of its triumphs.
Maserati MC12 GT1 (2007) The Maserati MC12 GT1 is a six-litre V12 beast which was driven to FIA GT Championship success four times between 2005 and 2009. An important car in Maserati’s illustrious history, this Frank Stephenson designed machine was developed to signal the Italian marque’s return to racing after 37 years.