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10/28/09
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Photos of Yas Marina Circuit  

Development Statistics
Work on Yas Marina Circuit began in February 2007, and has included:
- Employing a workforce of 14,000
- Investing 35 million man hours
- Shifting 1.6 million cubic meters of earthwork
- Laying 720,000 square meters of asphalt
- Pouring 225,000 cubic meters of concrete
- Installing 30 kilometers of special electronic ducts
- Installing 25 kilometers of electrical cabling
- Installing 17 kilometers of drainage
- Installing 22 kilometers of irrigation piping
- Landscaping 430,000 square meters of ground
- Planting 5,000 trees
- Setting 40 kilometers of curb-stones

Yas Marina Circuit Facts
Yas Marina Circuit has a unique combination of facilities including:
- A 5.55km Formula 1™ standard race track
- The longest straight of any Formula 1™ track
- Raised grandstand with run-off area below
- First tunnel re-entry back onto the track
- Five covered, permanent grandstands
- State-of-the-art air-conditioned hospitality facilities
- 70 garages in two pit buildings
- The five-star 500 room Yas Hotel that straddles the circuit
- A drag strip (YMC Raceway)
- A driving academy
- A marina and yacht club

Yas Island Future
Yas Island is one of the most unique and highly-touted projects within Aldar Properties’ current portfolio. The completion of Yas Marina Circuit represents Phase One of the Yas Island Development. With construction well on its way since 2007, the entertainment destination of Yas Island will occupy a total land area of 25km2 with approximately 17km2 used for development.
At completion, Yas Island will play host to numerous other attractions, such as a signature hotels, theme parks, marinas, golf courses and much more. Yas Island will cater to the local resident population as well as international tourists. The variety of attractions will make Yas Island a place for everyone to enjoy.

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