United Autosports has confirmed its it will enter the Gulf 12 Hours with three Ligier JS P3 cars.
The Anglo-American team will return to Abu Dhabi for the fourth time, having scored two LMP3 podiums in 2016.
Alex Lynn, Shaun Lynn and Richard Meins finished second, with Stefan Johansson, Jim McGuire, Matt Keegan and Nico Rondet taking third place.
“The Gulf 12 Hours is a fantastic event and one we are proud to be involved with,” said team owner/managing director Richard Dean.
“We had a good week there last year scoring a double podium and the change in the regulations for the LMP3 cars for this year’s event will make the competition even more exciting.”
This year’s event will take place on Dec. 14-16, with two practice sessions set to take place on Thursday, followed by two more practice sessions and qualifying on Friday.
The two-part race will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16.