Gulf in the News
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…