MotoGP star Jorge Lorenzo is to race a Ferrari sports car in this weekend's Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina Circuit, venue for the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix.

Around 90 cars will take part in the event, which will see double MotoGP champion Lorenzo driving a Ferrari 458 GT3 alongside Liam Talbot and Marco Zanuttini for the Kessel Racing team.

First practice takes place at 9.15am on Friday, followed by qualifying at 4pm. The Gulf 12 Hours will then be held on Saturday and consists a day and night race, each lasting for six hours.

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