OVERVIEW: The Yas Marina circuit is the site of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The district was built by Hermann Tilke and is located on Yas Island, about 30 minutes from the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi. Yas Marina is the second Formula One track in the Middle East, the first in Bahrain. A two-day test of the GP2 Asia Series was conducted to officially open the circuit, which was held a week before the 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It also hosted the opening ceremony of the Australian V8 Supercars series, the Yas V8 400, in February 2010. Apart from the motorsport, the circuit was used for the final phase of the 2015 Abu Dhabi Tour first-round race. The district has an FIA Grade 1 license.
Launched in 2009 to host the Formula 1 ™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Yas Marina Circuit remains one of the UAE’s premier, sports and business destinations. Created to elevate the status of Abu Dhabi as a world-class sports venue, this amazing mega-region attracts travelers from all over the world.
Surrounding the beautiful Yas Marina, this modern racing track not only offers a spectacular and thrilling race show, but also a year-round expedition with car experts, as well as other sporting events and experiences. Consider running a kart at Yas Kartzone, drag racing on Yas Drag Night, hiking, running, and cycling as part of TrainYAS and GoYAS with Daman ActiveLife programs, racing training at Yas Racing School, or corporate events in meeting rooms at -Yas Central
This popular sports and entertainment venue is considered one of the largest event hosting regions on the F1 ™ calendar, with five major viewers’ destinations. Abu Dhabi Hill, opposite North Grandstand, also provides fans with open grass banks where they can sit and watch what happens.
In addition to a comprehensive year-round program of state-of-the-art and low-cost vehicles as well as sporting events and experiences, the region has emerged as a successful destination for entertainment and community events in the UAE. As the most technologically advanced center in the region, the circuit is a leading MICE venue, regularly hosting various corporate meetings, conferences, and events. So, even if you want to experience the joy of traveling with your family, check the limits there over 200 km/hour in Aston Martin GT4, get your race license, hang out with friends, take part in one of the many sporting events, or do business with the track, Yas Marina Circuit is the Champions League meeting place.
Twenty-one corners turn Yas Island off the coast of Abu Dhabi, passing by the sea and passing the Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi designed by New York-based architects Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture of Asymptote Architecture with the bright facade design of Rogier van der Heide, and moving to the corners tall and strong corners. Sea-based developments include a theme park, water park, as well as residential areas, hotels, and beaches.
The region has five grandstands (Main Grandstand, West Grandstand, North Grandstand, South Grandstand, and Marina Grandstand (Support) and part of its tunnel line extends from the bottom of the track. of the pit, the Media Center, the Dragster Track, and the VIP Tower.  In addition, one of the escape areas operates under Grandstand.
• Residence Capacity – 60,000
Area – 161.9 ha
• Length – 5.5 km
• Extreme – 1.14 km (1,246.72 yd)
• Changing height – 10.7 m
The district is made up of chief contractor Cebarco-WCT WLL, under a contract from developer Aldar Properties. Among the smaller contractors involved were Malaysia’s KOH AH HING (KAHBINA) (building contractor), and sub-contractors such as Voltas (MEP), PKE-Siemens (MEP), Able-Middle East (Earthworks), Hamilton International (internal), and Bau Bickhardt (track) to name a few. The region is made up of a permanent lighting system provided by Musco Lighting, similar to the one installed on the Losail Circuit in Qatar. Yas Marina Circuit is a project to illuminate the largest sports arena in the world; previously that title was held by Losail.
The surface of the track is made of graywacke aggregate, shipped to Abu Dhabi from Bayston Hill quarry in Shropshire, England. The textbooks are highly recommended by circuit managers and Formula One drivers for the high level of capture it offers. The same composite material is used in the Bahrain International Circuit for the Bahrain Grand Prix. On 7 October 2009, the circuit was granted final approval to host Formula One races by the FIA. Bruno Senna was the first pilot to complete the circuit test.
After the first practice sessions at the 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the region was welcomed by drivers, Nico Rosberg noted that all corners are ‘different’, while double world champion Fernando Alonso echoed his sentiments, saying it was exciting because it was always something to be done. Force India’s Adrian Sutil rated the region as better than any other Formula One night race in Singapore as he heard there was a lot of light in Marina Bay. Not all drivers praised it, Giancarlo Fisichella expressed some dislike for the exit of the pit, which sank under a large circuit in the form of a tunnel. Although the exit of the pit was usually free of incidents of early practice, Fisichella said it was very difficult and dangerous. Kimi Räikkönen is famous for giving her thoughts on the region, saying that “the first few turns are really nice, but the rest is very good”. After the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix designer Hermann Tilke said they were considering making changes to the route to introduce more opportunities to pass.