Track Guide

Yas Marina, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Location

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Number of laps

55

Number of turns

21

Circuit Length (Km)

5.554

Race Distance (Km)

305.36

Fastest Qualification Lap

1:38.481

Sebastian Vettel at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on April 11, 2013
Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing, 2011
Fastest Race Lap

1:40.279

 Sebastian Vettel at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on April 11, 2013
Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing, 2009
Most Wins
Sebastian Vettel at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on April 11, 2013

Sebastian Vettel

2009, 2010
Most Pole Positions
Sebastian Vettel at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on April 11, 2013

Sebastian Vettel

2010, 2011
Top Three Drivers
  1. 3
    Kimi Raikkonen
    Kimi Raikkonen
  2. 1
    Sebastian Vettel at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on April 11, 2013
    Sebastian Vettel
  3. 2
    Lewis Hamilton in his Mercedes kit
    Lewis Hamilton
Starting Positions vs Winning Positions
The track over the years
1
Did you know

Day and Night

The race is unique in that it begins before sunset and ends at night. Floodlights are used to provide seamless transition from daylight to darkness.

2
Interesting fact

Showdown

In 2010 the circuit hosted the title decider where, for the first time in history, four drivers could win the Championship. Sebastian Vettel emerged victorious.

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Strange but true

Room service

The circuit passes under the Yas Marina Hotel which features LED lights that change colour during the race.

4
Fun fact

Theme Park

Just outside the circuit is Ferrari World, home to the world's fastest roller coaster which reaches a top speed of 240kph