The fastest cars in the Middle East are heading to Bahrain. The annual GT Festival kicks off on Friday, just in time for the Gulf 12 Hours of Abu Dhabi. Even though Winter has arrived early, McLaren is bringing some serious heat to the Yas Marina circuit. It will be the first outing for the 720S GT3. This hardcore racer is the first car built and engineered by their in-house motorsport department.
Heading up their efforts is Dan Walmsley, who said in the press release: “We’re looking forward to demonstrating the 720S GT3 at the Bahrain GT Festival, and really thrilled to be competing in the Gulf 12 Hours, which will end an exciting year for the motorsport team. The 720S GT3 is the first race car designed and built by McLaren Automotive and the development team has worked tirelessly to deliver the
The stage is set for final testing, which will ensure the car receives homologation for the 2019 season. It will be interesting to see how this new 720S fits into their GT3 program, with the Senna GT3 and the 650S GT3 teams pushing for a podium finish. If you have been curious about the 720S click the link below and stay with us for all your McLaren updates.