Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Circuit
Consulting Engineer: Tilke
Main Contractor: CEBARCO WCT W.L.L
Location: Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
Contract Period: 18 Months
Contract Completion: December 2008
Value: In Excess of US $ 400,000,000
The Abu Dhabi Formula 1 circuit will form a focal point of the Yas Island Development, a lavish natural Island that occupies a total land area of 2,500 hectares (around 6,200 acres).
The Formula One track, designed by Hermann Tilke, will be 5.8 kilometres long, featuring the signature long straight leading into a slow hairpin. One part of the track is a permanent facility, and the other is 2.5-km city track through the streets of Yas Island, and running in front of the marina.
The scope of the contract includes, a Formula 1 race track and all associated grandstands, facilities and buildings, plus dune buggy track, off road vehicle track, go karting track and drag strip. Abu Dhabi will be an icon in the world of F1 with all the latest technology being employed and futuristic design.
The circuit is a challenge for Cebarco but with its experience in F1 circuits no other company is better placed to deliver this project for Abu Dhabi. Yas will become a unique tourist destination, it will be the home of the Ferrari theme park, water parks, hotels, apartments, marinas and a golf resorts. Visit http://www.abudhabigp.com/english/ for more detail of the circuit