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Yas Marina Circuit
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DESIGNER
 
 
Hermann Tilke

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DESCRIPTION
 
Yas Marina Circuit Hermann Tilke
  • Yas Marina Circuit hosted the inaugural 2009 Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from 30 October - 1 November 2009
  • Yas Marina Circuit Hermann TilkeThe 5.55 km circuit has been designed by the world-renowned circuit designer Hermann Tilke
  • The track can be viewed from one of the 45,000 grandstand seats or from many of the boats moored in the Yas Marina
  • Yas Marina Circuit is packed with unique and innovative features:
• Every Grandstand seat is covered – a first for any Formula 1 circuit
• The Yas Hotel straddles the track allowing guests to experience the sensation of race cars passing underneath a bridge and between two sections of the hotel
• Yas Marina Circuit can be used as two separate tracks
• Cars in the pit lane re-enter the circuit via an underground tunnel
• Drivers who miss their breaking point at the end of the longest straight in Formula 1™ will traverse a run-off area beneath the West Grandstand
  • The ancillary facilities include YMC Raceway, a drag racing strip along the eastern waterfront, as well as technologically advanced go-kart facilities
  • This is the only facility on the Formula 1™ circuit to feature permanent lighting
  • The circuit will also feature driving schools, including the first open Ferrari Driving School in the world (open to non-owners of Ferrari cars)
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Asia
Nation
United Arab Emirates [Al-Imarat al-'Arabiya al Muttahida]
Emirate
Abu-Dhabi [Abū Ẓabī]
Town
Abu-Dhabi [Abū Ẓabī]
Isle
Yas Island
 
 
Website
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MAP
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Sports buildings
Racing circuits and tracks
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2007    
Realisation
2007 - 2009
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Cesare Maria Mannucci, "Abu Dhabi. I segreti di una pista da fantascienza", Autosprint 43, 27 ottobre 2009, "F.1" pp. 10-13
"Messa a punto difficile. Parola di Senna", Autosprint 43, 27 ottobre 2009, "F.1" p. 13 (10-13)
Cesare Maria Mannucci, "L'isola del tesoro", Autosprint 32/33, 11 agosto 2009, "F.1" pp. 26-31
"Nuovi orizzonti F.1. Arriva Abu Dhabi", Autosprint 32/33, 11 agosto 2009, "F.1" pp. 26-27 (26-31)

"Paradiso d'oriente", Autosprint 32/33, 11 agosto 2009, "F.1" pp. 27-28 (26-31)
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CLIENT
 
 
Aldar Properties P.J.S.C.
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AMOUNT
 
 
$ 1,322,000,000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Lenght
km. 5.554
Number
21 turns
Capacity
41,093 seats
Surface
ha. 161,9
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STAFF
 
Developer
Cebarco-WCT WLL
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 


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CREDITS
 
 
Courtesy by Yas Marina, Tilke & Co.

Yas Marina Circuit Hermann Tilke



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