2017 Gulf 12 Hours
Taking place on the Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi the 2017 Gulf 12 Hours the track comprises of twenty-one corners twist through Yas Island off the Abu Dhabi coast. The 5.5 km strip of tarmac has an elevation change on 10.7m as well as featuring the a straight which is 1.14 km long.
Salih was racing for the United Autosport team, in the Ligier JSP3 LMP3 car, along with Guy Cosmo, Mike Benham and Patrick Byrne in the number 24. With all of the hard work and effort from both the drivers and the team it saw a 3rd place podium finish in class.