Variety is the name of the game for entries this year.
In the fourth round of the Blancpain Endurance Series, Mücke set his best time, 2:20.675, on his second of two Superpole laps, pipping SMP Racing's Alessandro Pier Guidi
The increased competition of this years’ field was in evidence with the top ten cars covered by just 1.7 seconds across Friday's three sessions.
The long-term agreement will commence with a new car for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.
Throughout the 24 hours, nine different sport dream cars changed lead 29 times.
Repeating their maiden win from 2012, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 team was strong again with Khalid Al Qubaisi, Sean Edwards, Jeroen Bleekemolen, and Bernd Schneider.
Kuwaiti driver Khaled Al Mudhaf to drive Gulf Racing Middle East Lamborghini Gallardo LP600 in the round the clock event.
It's the forth 24h race of the Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 for rhino’s Leipert.
Last year's winner, Al Qubaisi returns with his team fielding two Mercedes. Dragon Racing and Gulf Racing Middle East are among other UAE entrants.
Stephen Errity, GT Correspondent
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Stephen Errity, GT correspondent