- Dubai Autodrome
Dubai Autodrome Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates Architect HOK Sport (now Populous) Major events GP2 Asia, A1GP, FIA GT1 World Championship, Yas V8 400, Dubai 24 Hour Length 5.39 km (3.35 mi) Turns 16 Lap record 1:41.220 (Kamui Kobayashi, DAMS, 2008, GP2 Asia)
The Dubai Autodrome is an F.I.A. sanctioned 5.39 km motorsports circuit located in Dubailand, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Opened in October 2004 with the final round of the 2004 Formula Renault V6 Eurocup season, Dubai Autodrome was the first part of the Dubai Motor City development that was available for use. The venue hosted the December 2005 A1 Grand Prix and the FIA GT Championship from 2004 to 2006. The Dubai Autodrome was the location of the Fast Forward task during Season 15 for the hit reality TV show The Amazing Race. The record of track at the longest configuration was held by Kamui Kobayashi (DAMS) 1:41.220 in GP2 Asia car. The circuit was designed by Clive Bowen of Apex Circuit Design www.apexcircuitdesign.com.
No Competitor Date Course Section Race Event Machine 1 Christophe Hissette April 2010 Qualifying session Car 2 Pascal Grosjean 27 Nov 2010 Finish 2010 Sportsbike Championship race UAE Sportbike 600cc championship Sportbike 600cc
Gallery of courses for this track
These are the courses with access to the pit area
Video games featuring this track
- GTR - FIA GT Racing Game 2
- Shift 2: Unleashed
- Official site
- Dubai 24 Hour Official site
- TrackTalk - Motorsport News for the UAE
- The drives of your life - Driving experiences available to members of the public at Dubai Autodrome.
- Under starters orders - Time Out article about driving at the Autdrome.
- Union Properties - Developer's site
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