Dubai Autodrome


Dubai Autodrome
Dubai Autodrome
Dubai Autodrome Track Map
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)
Dubai Autodrome as seen from the air on 1 May 2007.
MotorCity development which includes Dubai Autodrome.

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.[1] 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.

Since 2006 the Autodrome has been home to the Dubai 24 Hour, a sports car and touring car automobile endurance race open to both professional and semi-professional teams.

Contents

Fatal accidents

No Competitor Date Course Section Race Event Machine
1 Belgium Christophe Hissette April 2010 Qualifying session Car
2 Switzerland Pascal Grosjean[2] 27 Nov 2010 Finish 2010 Sportsbike Championship race UAE Sportbike 600cc championship Sportbike 600cc

Gallery of courses for this track

Racing Courses

These are the courses with access to the pit area

Handling courses

Video games featuring this track

References

External links

Coordinates: 25°03′02″N 55°14′21″E / 25.050633°N 55.239129°E / 25.050633; 55.239129


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