Gulf Cup

The Radical Gulf Cup has proved to be the most successful racing series in the Middle East, with each event attracting upwards of 25 drivers of mixed cultures and nationalities.

The race series visits some of the best race circuits in the region, Yas Marina, Dubai Autodrome. 

With up to 5 hours track time per race weekend, the Radical Middle East Cup offers the best value racing proposition in the region.

Radical SR8's and SR3's are eligble for the championship in either the Masters, Supersports or Clubmans Class.

Events are held over two or three days.

Races include a compulsory pit stop during a mid-race pit window. Drivers can be changed during the pit stop thus 2 drivers may share a car.

The Gulf Cup Incorporates


  • 3 hour open pit lane - AM
    (No official timing)
  • 2 x 30 minute official practice session - PM 


  • 2 x 15 minute qualifying 
  • 1 x 45 minute race


  • 1 x 45 minute races

Middle East Cup Prizes are awarded to

At event

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each class
  • Driver of the day
  • Novice Driver
  • Gentleman Driver (over 45 years of age)

End of season

  • Overall Middle East Cup Champion
  • Team Trophy
  • Novice Trophy
  • Gentleman Trophy
  • Best GCC Driver
  • Spirit of Radicals Trophy

Race Calendar

Championship Information


2018/19 Gulf Cup Championship Regulations

Interested in taking part, contact the team at Gulf Sport for further information and join the Middle East paddock. 

Further details can be found on the Gulf Cup Website 

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