Yas Marina Tag Archive

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Venues

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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Venues

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

Aston Martin Vulcan unleashed at the Yas Marina circuit

Top Gear Magazine were invited by Aston Martin to test their new track-only car the Vulcan – which is based on their limited edition One-77. It is a race car that generates more kg’s of downforce than it weights, so it could theoretically drive on a ceiling! Continue Reading

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Formula 1

Watch Marc Gene lap Yas Marina in Villeneuve’s 1980 Ferrari 312 T5

Technology is everywhere in modern day Formula 1. Electronics, data, traction control, power steering, KERS, DRS – The list goes on. But do you remember when F1 was just a man fighting with machine? Blackbird Automotive have taken a step back in time with this onboard video of Ferrari test driver Marc Gené on a flying lap at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Formula 1 circuit in Villeneuve’s 1980 Ferrari 312 T5. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Ferrari FXX K continues legacy of their first hybrid LaFerrari

The ferrari ‘FXX K’ supercar will be unveiled during the finali mondiali at the yas marina circuit in abu dhabi, and improves upon the company’s first hybrid, ‘laferrari‘. The maranello, italy-based manufacturer’s new research and development laboratory joins the vehicle with the non-competitive XX program managed by the corse clienti department. Continue Reading

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