After complaints about not delivering sufficient spectacle for F1 final yr, circuit house owners gave the inexperienced mild for a significant overhaul of the structure.
After months of labor, the change work in three areas of the observe has now been accomplished and consequently the observe has turn out to be barely shorter at 5.28 km.
The second is the largest tweak to the newly named Marsa nook on the finish of the backstraight, the place the sequence of 90-degree turns has been changed by a single banked flip. Simulations recommend the vehicles will make it to 240 km/h.
The hairpin earlier than the primary again straight has additionally been modified, earlier than the rooster is eliminated and the tight flip itself has been widened to a 20-metre-wide nook.
It’s anticipated that the vehicles will method this hairpin at a pace of 300 km/h.
A much less apparent change has additionally been made to the resort complicated, the place the corners have been opened up barely to permit the vehicles to raised comply with one another.
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Saif Al Noemi, deputy CEO of Abu Dhabi Motorsports Administration, which runs the occasion, stated: “That is an unimaginable second in historical past for the Yas Marina circuit.
These are the primary upgrades to the observe for the reason that circuit was first inbuilt 2009, since then Method 1 vehicles, together with others in our fleet, have advanced of their design and efficiency and as such, we stay dedicated to creating progress with them. Huh. Present the final word racing expertise on the occasions held on the circuit.
“The adjustments will improve the aggressive nature of all motorsports occasions held on the venue, however with this proper across the nook, we’re definitely notably excited to see how the brand new circuit structure takes motion throughout subsequent month’s season finale. involves the fore.”
Mark Hughes, Managing Director of Mrk1 Consulting in session with the observe design, stated: “After nearly a yr of planning with Abu Dhabi Motorsports Administration, it has been wonderful to see the designs come to life in the previous couple of months.
“The Yas Marina Circuit is already one of the crucial fashionable and spectacular Method 1 tracks on this planet, and these enhancements will enable spectators in attendance to see a wealth of leisure throughout all motorsport disciplines, in addition to present exhilarating racing for these in attendance. . Monitor.”