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Architecture

Yes, Hermann Tilke also designed Yas Marina F1 circuit

Yas Marina was the second Grand Prix circuit to be completed in the Middle East after Bahrain. Tilke Engineers and Architects are about the only track designers Bernie Ecclestone will trust – and in some ways, you can understand why. Completed in late 2009, the state of the art circuit is a design masterpeice. Continue Reading

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Art + Design, Formula 1

Pirelli present new F1 P Zero range for 2017 season

Along with the the new aerodynamic regulation changes, next year’s cars will lower lap times by around three seconds compared to 2016. The full range of wider 2017 tyres (including new tread patterns that will feature on their intermediate and wet compounds) were unveiled on Thusday in the Yas Marina paddock.

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Architecture

Asymptote are the architects behind The Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi

You won’t be able to miss the distinctive Yas Hotel at this weekend’s F1 World Championship decider in Abu Dhabi – The race track literally passes through the complex under a bridge linking the two towers of the hotel… Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The new BMW M6 Gran Coupé takes to Yas Marina F1 circuit

Individually the details are impressive, combined they are mind blowing: The BMW M6 Gran Coupé is much more than a perfectly tuned mix of high-performance technologies. It is the embodiment of the experience and craftsmanship of BMW M engineers, with a spirited, majestic character that you really have to experience for yourself. Preferably in one of the five perfectly contoured seats – and, if you wish, surrounded by the finest materials from the BMW Individual Collection.

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The world’s first Formula One theme park opens in Abu Dhabi

The Ferrari World theme park opened on the 4th of November in Abu Dhabi, after 3 years of development. The park boasts the largest space frame structure ever built and the world’s faster rollercoaster – the Formula Rossa. Continue Reading

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