CAR Middle East spends the day on track at Yar Marina Circuit's Race School in Abu Dhabi. Read about the Race School: http://www.carmiddleeast.com/article-1-1710-yas_marina_racing_school
Editor Tom Bird tries out the tracks 'Supersports' cars (Radicals) and the gorgeous and awesome-sounding Aston Martin GT4. Plus he gets the ride of his life with Mika Salo in a two-seater Formula 1 car
Group63 AMG drag race event at Yas Marina Circuit Abu Dhabi
Group63 AMG drag race event at Yas Marina Circuit Abu Dhabi
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Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4 Yas Marina Circuit Drive Experience
driver experience at Yas Marina Circuit in Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT4....
superb car! and noise it makes!!! but with no experience whatsoever with
racing cars i learn how fragile brakes are, i overheat these racing ceramic
brakes, i need more practice to learn how to treat them properly.
Racing School - Laguna Seca
This is a video of one of my lapping sessions at the Skip Barber Racing
School at Laguna Seca Race Track near Monterey. Start the video at 5:30 in
order to get to the start of the lapping session.
F1 Track test on Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi
A test drive on the Yas Marina circut in Abu Dhabi. The Yas Marina Circuit
has been announced as the venue for a Formula One race in 2009, the event
to be named the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It will be a newly-built circuit
designed by Hermann Tilke, on Yas Island, about 30 minutes from the
country's capital Abu Dhabi. Yas Marina will be the second Formula One
track in the Middle East, with the first being in Bahrain. A GP2 test race
will officially open the circuit, which will be held the week before the
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It will also host the opening event for the
Australian V8 Supercars series in February 18-20 2010.
The Yas island is the site of a US$40 billion development project by Aldar
Properties. It occupies a total land area of 2,500 hectares, of which 1,700
hectares will be claimed for development. The island will feature
attractions such as a motor sports racetrack which will be used to host the
Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from 2009 onwards, a movie theme park by
Warner Bros called Warner Bros Movie World, hotels, the Ferrari theme park,
water park, and the Abu Dhabi destination retail development of 300,000 sq
m retail area, links and parkland golf courses, lagoon hotels, marinas,
polo clubs, apartments, villas and food and beverage outlets that will
create a tourist destination.
Yas Marina Circuit - Abu Dhabi - F3000 Driving Experience
This video shows the driving experience I had at Yas Marina Island circuit
in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I recommend everyone to go an have it. It is really
amazing to drive a F3000 at top speed throught one of the best Formula 1
circuits. I paid for this Experience and video. Worth it!
Yo conduciendo un auto de Formula 3000 en el espectacular autodromo de Abu
Neil Tocher Formula 1 Racing School
After driving a BMW Mini, then Ferrari 456, Aston Martin Vantage V8,
Formula Ford, Formula 3, then Formula 1. The Three Sisters race track.
This was about as fast as the car would go for the size of track.
The last lap was the fastest lap of the day.
Formula Drift - Abu Dhabi 2011 - Yas Marina Curcuit - Urban Skillz
Formula Drift - Abu Dhabi 2011
Yas Marina Curcuit
Pure Drift Race Sounds
Tanner Foust - Golden Child
Chris Forsberg - The Force
Dai Yoshihara - Child Of The Drift
Fredric Aasbo - On The Way Up
Ryan Tuerck - Hampsha
Michael Essa - The BMW Freak
Mike Whiddett - Mad Mike
Ken Gushi - I am... The Future
Tony Brakohiapa - The Wise One
Shpongle - Once Upon the Sea of Blissful Awareness
The Prodigy - Omen
FIA GT1 2011 - Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi
http://www.racedepartment.com - Aston Martin sealed a thrilling victory in
the Championship Race at Abu Dhabi with the Hexis AMR No. 3 of Stef
Dusseldorp and Clivio Piccione holding off a late charge by the JR
Motorsport Nissan GT-R No.22 of Peter Dumbreck and Richard Westbrook to
take the chequered flag.
Third place went to the All-Inkl Munnich Motorsport Lamborghini No.38 of
Marc Basseng and Markus Winkelhock, which also had to fight hard in the
closing stages, with both the No. 4 Hexis Aston Martin of Christian
Hohenadel and Andrea Piccini and the No. 8 Young Driver Aston Martin of
Darren Turner and Stefan Mucke finishing within two seconds on the road.
Victory belonged to Piccione and Dusseldorp however, with Hexis' superb pit
stop the key as it allowed the team to jump from fifth into a healthy lead
of around seven seconds. That proved just enough as Westbrook in the JRM
Nissan GT-R was able to close to within four tenths in the final stages of
the race, but couldn't quite do enough to find a way through.
Piccione acknowledged the role the stop had played, saying: "A big thank
you to the team; they made this win possible with an amazing pit stop."
The win, which comes on Dusseldorp's GT1 debut, also puts the Dutchman and
his teammate top of the 2011 standings, while Hexis sit top of the team
The start of the race was notably less dramatic than its afternoon
counterpart, although a storming start by Enrique Bernoldi in the No. 20
Nissan Sumo Power GT-R saw him jump from fourth to first.
The top five remained within two seconds of each other almost until the pit
lane opened, but drama ensued as the lead No. 20 Sumo Power GT and the No.
41 Marc VDS Ford - which had been second - collided in the pit lane. The
Nissan suffered damage and the Ford was later penalised, ending both cars'
That left the No. 3 Hexis Aston Martin and the No. 22 JMR Nissan in a
shootout for the win, while behind them the No. 38 All-Inkl Lamborghini did
will to hold onto third under heavy pressure from the second Hexis Aston
Martin and a resurgent No. 8 Young Driver Aston Martin, which had started
the race from the penultimate row of the grid.
Tomas Enge and Alex Muller were sixth in the No. 7 Young Driver AMR, ahead
of the No. 5 Swiss Racing Lamborghini of Peter Kox and Karl Wendlinger.
Despite their penalty the No. 41 Marc VDS of Maxime Martin and Frederic
Makowieski was Ford's highest finisher in eighth, while Mike Hezemans and
Nicky Catsburg guided the Exim Bank team China Corvette to tenth.
The pinnacle of sports car racing features 12 teams, 24 cars and 48 of the
world's leading drivers will compete on 10 of the leading circuits on four
continents. Overall, the new FIA GT1 World Championship is ground-breaking,
truly global, prestigious, and technically innovative; ushering in a new
era for sportscar racing.
Cars from six of the most renowned sportscar marques will battle for
supremacy. The Aston Martin DB9, Corvette Z06, Ford GT, Lamborghini
Murciélago RS-V, Maserati MC 12 and Nissan GT-R are all striving for top
spot. Monitor how they perform in each race and the final championship
Bugatti Veyrons on Track at Yas Marina
The final stage of the Bugatti Grand Tour Middle-East took the 6
from Dubai to Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi via a stop at a private car
When the cars, including the Vitesse WRC, normal Vitesse, Grand Sport, and
3 'normal' Veyrons
reached the circuit the owners would each take them out for some laps
including a few little parade laps and some epic flybys!
Thanks for watching, Tim
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