The focus now change to Yas Marina circuit and Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2010.
The photos are from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2009.
Yas Marina Circuit is owned by the Executive Affairs Authority of the government of
and operated by Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management. It employs about 180 full-time staff, supported by up to 200 part-time workers and volunteers at peak times. Abu Dhabi
Right next door is the iconic Yas Hotel, a luxury marina, yacht club, six other hotels, the
golf links and the Ferrari World indoor theme park, set to open in late 2010. The international airport is close by and only 25 minutes away is the thriving city of Yas Island , the capital of the UAE, largest of the seven Emirates and one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the world. Abu Dhabi
How to Get There
Yas Marina Circuit is easily accessible by road or air from the UAE and internationally. Situated on a natural island, visitors traveling by road from
city can reach Yas Marina Circuit in around half an hour, while Abu Dhabi is just over an hour away. Access to the circuit is via a 12-lane highway which can be accessed from the Sheikh Maktoum (E10) highway from Dubai , or the Sheikh Zayed (E11) highway from Abu Dhabi . For overseas visitors, Dubai is just 15 minutes away by road. Abu Dhabi International Airport
Key facts and figures
The Formula 1™ track is 5.55 km long and can be split into two smaller tracks of 3.1 km and 2.4 km, which can operate simultaneously where desired.
Approximately 50,000 spectators can view the action on the circuit from the comfort of permanent, covered grandstands and air-conditioned
VIP facilities. Yas Marina Circuit is the only motorsports venue in the world where all the grandstands are covered.
To know more about it, please visit Yas Marina circuit. online.