The upcoming 2024 12 Hours of Sepang, scheduled to take place from March 14 to 16, is poised to become a pinnacle of endurance racing in Southeast Asia. In a significant development, Top Speed and the 12 Hours of Sepang jointly announce Pirelli Tires as the exclusive tire supplier for this highly anticipated event.

Set against the iconic backdrop of the Sepang International Circuit, this international endurance race will unfold over a challenging 12-hour duration, featuring an array of competitive classes such as GT3, GT4, GT Cup, and Touring Car. Following the success of the previous year’s endurance race at Sepang International Circuit and the inaugural Shanghai 8H in October, the 2024 event promises a captivating display of motorsport excellence.

“The partnership with Pirelli as the sole and official tire supplier for the 12 Hours of Sepang underlines the strength of our collaboration and ensures a competitive environment on the Sepang International Circuit,” acknowledges Davide de Gobbi, General Manager of Top Speed.

Pirelli’s role in the event extends to the provision of the Pirelli P Zero DHF tires, renowned for their advanced features and versatility in GT racing. These tires are expected to play a crucial role in maintaining a competitive edge throughout the demanding race.

Pan Wei, Racing Activity Manager of Pirelli Asia Pacific, emphasizes the strategic significance of Pirelli’s involvement: “Pirelli is honored to serve as the sole and official tire supplier for the 12 Hours of Sepang this year. Our focus is on delivering a proven GT race tire, the P Zero DHF, for this event, which has demonstrated its efficacy in leading GT races globally.”

Pirelli, with over 115 years of motorsport involvement, leverages GT racing as a dynamic testing ground for innovation. The company prioritizes meeting the evolving needs of teams and drivers by incorporating insights from car model innovations and extensive data analysis into their tire designs.

The live global streaming of the event in both English and Chinese will offer enthusiasts an immersive viewing experience. Entries are currently open, providing an opportunity for teams and drivers to participate in this competitive platform on the renowned Sepang International Circuit.

“The consistency derived from a trusted tire supplier like Pirelli is advantageous for teams and events. We anticipate a successful collaboration both on and off the track,” concludes Davide de Gobbi.

As the countdown to the 2024 12 Hours of Sepang begins, the inclusion of Pirelli as the official tire supplier sets the stage for a meticulously organized and competitive motorsport event, showcasing the endurance and skill of participants on the renowned Sepang International Circuit.


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