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MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya partner with Gulf Oil for 'Guardian on Road' initiative

Wearing helmets is compulsory for the drivers of two-wheelers, but on most occasions children pillion riders are never made to wear them. To spread awareness about this largely ignored issue of children’s safety on two-wheelers, which are ubiquitous on Indian roads, Gulf Oil Lubricants has started a unique nationwide campaign called 'Guardian on Road' to distribute more than 15000 helmets to children.

| 15th October, 2018

Third place on Ózd

Third place in the Credlio Ózd Rally was taken by the pair of Korda Racing Mitsubishis Zoltán Strider - András Apkó.

Zoli got the perfect car from the Velencze team, so they were very confident that their series of failures has come to an end.

Rally Cafe | 3rd October, 2018

Storming the Swiss Alps with a McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’

Imagine something as spectacularly ludicrous as driving a McLaren F1 GTR ‘Longtail’ – the ultimate and most extreme iteration of what is commonly held as the greatest supercar ever built – for a dawn raid on the Swiss Alps. Thanks to one very kind individual, the fantasy recently became a reality…

Classic Driver | 24th September, 2018

First Gulf Service Station in China is Open for Business

Gulf Oil International is delighted to announce that the first Gulf-branded service station in China has been opened in Guangzhou.
In May 2018, Gulf Oil International announced that it had reached an agreement to launch a national service station network in China, with the initial 25 expected to be operational within the next 12 months and with the brand aiming for 1200 stations in the coming decade.

OilVoice | 23rd September, 2018

Gulf announces partnership with Silverstone Circuits Ltd

Gulf Retail has become the fuel partner to Silverstone Circuits Ltd, providing the world renowned motor racing venue with its full requirement of fuels including a range of premium and racing fuels as well as heating oils and generator fuels. The transformation of Silverstone Circuit into one of the UK’s leading year-round leisure destinations continues and this tie up reflects a strong commitment to the future from two businesses with rich racing pedigrees.

Silverstone | 14th September, 2018

1st GULF fuel station has launched in Guangzhou China

Gulf Oil International has reached an agreement to launch a Gulf-branded national service station network in China. The first 25 service stations in China are expected to be operational within the next 12 months.

Fuels & Lubes | 12th September, 2018

Gulf Oil eyes No 2 spot among private lubricant brands; opens plant in Chennai

Helped by a higher-than-industry growth thanks to its multi-pronged strategy, Gulf Oil Lubricants is eyeing the Number 2 position among private players in the domestic lubricants market.

BusinessLine | 10th September, 2018

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition brings Gulf Oil livery to the street

In 1968, a Ford GT40 wearing the iconic Gulf Oil livery and fielded by JW Automotive Engineering won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. A year later, the same car — chassis number 1075 — won again, making it one of only a few vehicles to win the prestigious endurance race more than once.

Autoblog | 28th August, 2018

Ford GT '68 Heritage edition with retro Gulf Oil livery celebrates 50 years of Le Mans wins

Ford Motor Company and Gulf Oil are celebrating 50 years of their legendary back to back wins at the Le Mans. To mark this special anniversary, a Ford GT '68 Heritage edition has been showcased at the Rolex Historic Reunion event at the Laguna Seca Raceway in California.

Overdrive | 28th August, 2018

Marathon organized to raise funds for helpless children

8 kilometer race 'Running for a happy childhood' is driven by SOS Children's Villages and the Gulf Oil Peru company. Event will raise more than 40 thousand soles.

La Republica | 17th August, 2018

Japanese racing driver Keiko Ihara shares her story

Keiko Ihara was one of the first women in Japan to become a top racing driver.
Navigating such a male-dominated environment was not easy, but she proved her critics wrong and rose to the top of her field.

BBC | 10th August, 2018

Gulf Oil And MS Dhoni Bat For Road Safety In New 360-Degree Campaign

Gulf Oil along with its brand ambassador cricketer MS Dhoni, has walked onto a new field to create awareness about road safety which nowadays causes major fatalities due to basic flouting of regulations.

| 8th August, 2018

Certas grows Gulf network in UK, buys fuel stations in Wales

Independent fuel and lubricants supplier Certas Energy has acquired six forecourts from South Wales-based David Taylor Filling Stations as it continues to expand its Gulf network in the United Kingdom.

Petrol Plaza | 27th July, 2018

TAG Heuer Formula 1 Gulf Special Edition Watch

We’ve certainly seen no shortage of colorful and bold racing inspired watches this year – some more welcome than others.

A Blog to Watch | 17th July, 2018

GPO @ Le Mans Classic

For Grandprix Originals, Le Mans is always worth a trip, especially when it comes to the historic event at the Sarthe, which takes place every two years.

Vintage Style | 13th July, 2018

Ford GT: Three Generations And 50 Years Of Le Mans Racing Heritage

The Ford GT, also known as the GT40, first won Le Mans in 1966. The mid-engine V8 supercar went on to win the world's most prestigious race three more times, putting Ferrari down while dominating the Le Man's podium from 1966 through 1969.

Forbes | 28th June, 2018

The 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours Grid Assembles

The entire 60-car field set to compete in the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours were on track at the same time earlier today, for the traditional grid shot.

DailySportscar.com | 28th June, 2018

From classic to new-age: 8 racing cars modernised

Whether it’s a rally car storming across a bumpy gravel road or a Formula 1 car speeding towards the famous Eau Rouge corner at the Spa-Francorchamps F1 track, motorsport offers thrills to all proper petrolheads.

Wheels24 | 28th June, 2018

Amazing 50th Anniversary weekend for Gulf at Le Mans

The 2018 Le Mans week has proved to be one of the most memorable for Gulf, on many different levels. Gulf has marked the 50th Anniversary of its first victory at the world’s greatest race, the Le Mans 24 Hours, with various activities that illustrate the breadth of Gulf’s sporting and commercial partnerships, past present and future.

Garage & MOT | 27th June, 2018

McLaren gets into the spirit of Le Mans with F1-inspired 675LT

At the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1997, a ‘Longtail’ McLaren F1 GTR racing under the Gulf-Davidoff GTC Racing banner and adorned with a distinctive livery finished second overall and first in the GT1 class. Now, McLaren Special Operations has created a personalised 675LT in tribute to that very car…

Classic Driver | 6th June, 2018

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