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Friday, 8 October, 2010

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

v Ferrari theme park The world's first Ferrari Theme Park - Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is set to open in October 2010. announced as 'an intense multi-sensory experience and a must-visit for enthusiasts, fans and families'. The park pays tribute to the passion, excellence, performance, technical innovation that Ferrari has established over the years and represents today. It's iconic sleek red roof is directly influenced by the classic double curve side profile of the Ferrari GT body, spanning 200,000 m2 and carrying the largest Ferrari Logo ever created. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will host a number of attractions, including rides for children of all ages, providing the complete Ferrari experience: over 20 state-of-the-art attractions, each designed to bring to life a different part of the Ferrari story, including the world’s fastest rollercoaster, travelling at speeds exceeding 200 km/h and emulating the thrilling sensation of being in a Ferrari F1 car, or the G-Force experience taking passengers on an adrenaline-pumping ride up over 62 m, through the roof and back down again. The park is located on YAS Island - set to become a global tourist destination with a wide range of accommodation and entertainment facilities - on the north east side of Abu Dhabi ’s mainland. Abu Dhabi , at the crossroads between Europe, Asia and Africa, was chosen as the ideal location to build the Ferrari Theme Park , motor sports being extremely popular in the United Arab Emirates . Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will offer a unique and intensely fun way, together with a wide variety of Italian delicacies, and of course unique shopping experiences. Construction of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Ariel view of the park Construction View of the roof View of the roof from a distance The park is adjacent to the YAS Marina Circuit and YAS Hotel designed by asymptote architecture The Grand Prix race track Construction The exterior of the theme park The centre of the theme park Detail of the cone structure The adjacent race track The rollercoaster One of the cars of the rollercoaster Rendering of the rollercoaster Unveiling of the GT Formula Rossa Rollercoaster L to R: Fernando Alonso, Stefano Domenicali, Felipe Massa The crew in the GT Formula Rossa Rollercoaster The park is owned by Aldar properties PJSC, Abu Dhabi ’s Leading property development, management and investment company. Farah leisure Parks Management L.L.C, a joint venture between Aldar Properties PJSC and Profun Management Group Inc. (International Leisure Facilities Management and Operating Company) will be responsible for managing and operating Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

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