Setting a new standard in F1
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Setting a new standard in F1

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, Tony Dodgins

The new Yas Marina circuit wowed everybody who witnessed the spectacular new facilities built to host the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Tony Dodgins describes how the track set a new standard

"We give Bernie a hard time sometimes but he still creates races and encourages people to build facilities like this. I think it's just fantastic," Ross Brawn said.

It was a sentiment unanimously expressed and anyone witnessing the size and scale of the Yas Island project and the Yas Marina circuit could not be other than impressed. When you walked the track and looked around you, it was hard to conceive that this had all been done to host a Formula 1 race. Twenty or 30 years ago it would have been simply unthinkable.

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