- Middle East Business News
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 10:21 UAE time
Abu Dhabi F1

Live blog from Yas Marina circuit
We meet Lewis Hamilton, Damon Hill, Bernie Ecclestone, Richard Branson and a Pussycat Doll.

New fund eyes top class UAE racing team
Partnership set up to establish UAE Indy Car team, drivers; ultimate aim of entering F1.

F1 supremo hails Abu Dhabi as best circuit
Drivers say they're also impressed by the Yas Marina circuit, part of $40bn revamp.

Talking F1

Best of Bernie
F1 supremo, Bernie Ecclestone, has to rank among the world’s most successful businessmen, says Claire Ferris-Lay.

Claire Ferris-Lay  

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    20% of Mideast men confess to skipping work for TV sport

    Sports addicts even admit to checking results when at family weddings.

    Hamilton on pole for first Abu Dhabi F1 race

    British driver tops qualification session at Yas Marina circuit, Button fifth.

    Ferrari theme park building complete - Aldar

    On eve of Abu Dhabi F1 race, developer announces 2010 project milestone.

    F1 team signs deal for tech centre in Qatar

    QSTP's Williams Technology centre will be F1's first outside Europe.

    EXCLUSIVE: F1 drivers' $130m pay day for 2009

    Raikkonen tops list with $45m salary while world champ Button earns less than average.

    Tickets for Abu Dhabi F1 race sold out

    Organisers hail 'amazing response'; TV station announces live free-to-air coverage deal.

    Royal Jet gears up for Abu Dhabi F1 event

    Executive jet firm expands facilities; plans 3 VIP lounges for GP event.

    Abu Dhabi F1 circuit works 'on schedule'

    Race organiser ADMM says all work will be finished 'in plenty of time' for Nov race.

    Beyoncé, Aerosmith set for Abu Dhabi F1 race weekend

    US singer, rock band due to open, close Abu Dhabi GP festivities on Oct 29, Nov 1.

    Bahrain Grand Prix first of 2010 F1 calendar

    Race kicks off extended series on March 14, while Abu Dhabi moved to penultimate slot.

    Aldar hands over Yas Marina track for Abu Dhabi GP

    Abu Dhabi's crown prince expresses his satisfaction after track inspection.

    Abu Dhabi F1 hospitality area expanded

    EXCLUSIVE: Big demand for corporate tickets despite global economic crisis - CEO.

    Race to the finish for F1 circuit

    Heavy machines will have plenty to do until the official opening of Abu Dhabi’s racetrack.

    Yas Island works on track for Abu Dhabi F1 race

    Developer Aldar says infrastructure has been completed, now being tested, commissioned.

    Abu Dhabi eyes more major sporting events

    Tourism chief says emirate is in talks in bid to add major attractions to calendar.

    F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2009

    The first Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will take place from Oct 30 to Nov 1.

    Tickets in huge demand for Abu Dhabi F1 race

    Huge demand seen as Formula One fans queue across the UAE to buy best tickets.

    Abu Dhabi's F1 firm reveals break even target

    Company running UAE capital's first F1 race says it will be out of red in three years.

    Abu Dhabi targets 3,000 extra rooms for F1 debut

    Tourism officials say accommodation stock will increase in time for Nov's grand prix.

    The Yas Island experience

    A Ferrari theme park, an F1 circuit, marinas and plush hotels – the Yas Island development is set to become the ultimate tourist destination in the UAE. Features Editor, Shikha Mishra goes on site to see how this US $40 million development is progressing.

    Aldar to commission seven hotels ready for F1 date

    New Yas Island tourism plan will increase hotel rooms in UAE capital by nearly 2,300.

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