Yas Marina Circuit is the only motorsports venue in the world where all of the grandstands are covered and where part of its pit lane exit runs underneath the track for premium motorsport events. When there's no racing on, visitors can engage in a complete driving experience, with tuition and driving packages available at the Yas Racing School, Yas Drag Racing Centre and Yas Kartzone. Yas Marina circuit also hosts the prestigious Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
CAPACITY: The seating capacity is 41,093.
FACILITIES: The Yas Marina circuit offers a variety of facilities and things to do during and outside the Formula 1 race. The first and foremost thing is the Formula 1 race held towards the end of the year which provides motor heads with their fill of world class action. Other than the race it self there are other amenities such as a drag racing track and go-karting, and you can even take a trip around the track with a passenger or a driver experience. There are also corporate facilities available in and around the circuit.
PARKING: Limited car parking, one car per three tickets on Grand Prix day.
MEMBERSHIP: Price depends per event which can be located on the website.
MAP: You can view a lay-out of the facility by clicking here.
Instead of us writing the review, here's what Heikki Kovalainen told Sport360 before the 2012 GP:
“The facility is the best in the calendar in terms of the grand stand, in terms of the pit lane, the garages... in terms of everything it doesn’t get any better than here. It’s as good as it gets.
"In terms of the quality of the tarmac, it is very smooth, it’s very grippy so it’s the kind of circuit we can set up very low, I can feel under my bum that we are close to the tarmac.
“The only turns with a little bit of character are two and three – after the first corner you go left, then right, but we have enough grip to go through them flat out. But I really enjoy the circuit, it’s so smooth, very simple features.
“I always enjoy it here, it’s maybe not the best for the race because it’s so difficult to overtake, for the show it isn’t ideal but as a driver you don’t care about that, you just care about getting the feel for the car and here it is very good."