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Old 31st October 2009, 12:03   #1
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Aldar Properties on Thursday announced the completion of the external structure of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, located close to the new F1 circuit on Yas Island.


Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is set to be the world's largest indoor theme park and the first ever Ferrari theme park when it opens in 2010.

Mohammed Al Mubarak, chief commercial officer, Aldar Properties, said: "We are delighted to have reached this landmark in the development of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. We are proud to be a part of bringing Ferrari to Abu Dhabi."

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The iconic sleek red roof directly inspired by the classic double curve side profile of the Ferrari GT body covers a surface area of 200,000 sq m and features the largest Scuderia Ferrari "prancing horse" emblem in the world, measuring 66m in diameter.

The company said the park's superstructure had been completed in 14 months, with more than 4,500 workers involved in the construction project on a daily basis.

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A joint venture management construction company owned by Aldar and Besix, the largest Belgian construction group, is responsible for the management of the project, whilst UK firm Benoy is the architect and lead consultant.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will be operated by Farah Leisure Park Management LLC (Farah), a joint venture between Aldar and ProFun Management Group.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will host over 20 state-of-the-art attractions, including the world's fastest rollercoaster, travelling at speeds exceeding 200km/h emulating the thrilling sensation of being in a Ferrari F1 car.

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Aldar Properties on Thursday announced the completion of the external structure of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, located close to the new F1 circuit on Yas Island.
oh. so its goingto be a theme park like disneyland. there probably will be toy cars with prancing horses on them.
On a serious note, i was assuming this would be more or less like a museum/motorsports complex or something like that.
Didn't expect to see a prancing horse roller coaster.
All the rides could carry names of various ferrari models eh.
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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will host over 20 state-of-the-art attractions, including the world's fastest rollercoaster, travelling at speeds exceeding 200km/h emulating the thrilling sensation of being in a Ferrari F1 car.
oh man 200Km/h rollercoaster it's going to be a real thriller.I can't image how the people are going to scream in that speed.

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Guys.

Those pics are all CGI. I have been there and will post the actual pictures shortly.

The roof is red and has a gigantic Ferrari logo on it. They say it is the biggest such logo in the world and can be seen from outer space !

The roller coaster is going to be teh longest of its kind and will be make it to the record books.

This is the first ever Ferrari Theme Park and will have some classic cars on display too apart from some cool rides.

The reason it was developed here is that then Abu Dhabi rulers thru their investment arm MUBADALA own a healthy chunk of Ferrari now. Their airlines Etihad is one of the sponsors of teh F1 team and most importantly the land and the building are given free to the park by the government.

The structure is complete and interior fitting is going on. These past few days the side courtyard facing the Yas Marina Circuit was where the concerts have been held. It was Beyonce on Thursday, Jamiroquai on Friday the Kings of Leon played last night and today after the F1 its gonna be Aerosmith. What more can one ask for ???
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its got a long way to go, but i cant wait for it to open so i can come back. It looks like a fun project.

Infact the whole complex with the YMC is a great project. Enjoying every bit of the event there right now.
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Here are a few pictures I took of the Ferrari Word Theme Park coming up on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

The structure is almost complete and so is the twin roller coaster track and interiors are being worked on as we speak. Will open sometime next year well ahead of the last F1 race that will again happen here.
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some more pics of Ferrari theme park in Abu Dhabi

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Simply amazing! Boy I can't wait to fly to the Gulf to check this out!

The pictures are stunning! Thanks guys!
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Simply amazing! Boy I can't wait to fly to the Gulf to check this out!

The pictures are stunning! Thanks guys!
Plan for next year so you can see the F1 and enjoy Ferarri World as it will open by then !
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Holy... That adds to one more destination in my traveller's book.
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Plan for next year so you can see the F1 and enjoy Ferarri World as it will open by then !
That would be a better bet, wouldn't it!

Wasif, I assume that you'd be going to the theme park sometime soon. Give us the low down after!
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Man! Looks like a gigantic spider crawling somewhere. What all do they plan to have in the theme park ? Ferrari rides ?
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That would be a better bet, wouldn't it!

Wasif, I assume that you'd be going to the theme park sometime soon. Give us the low down after!
I plan on being the first 100 to visit this place when it opens next year.

They have the worlds longest roller coaster coming up and to add spice to it there are twin tracks so two cars race each other on the roller coaster. Sublime !!
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This is absolutely stunning. I guess the opening is sometime ealry 2010?
Cant wait to sit on this super fast RollerCoaster

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Man! Looks like a gigantic spider crawling somewhere. What all do they plan to have in the theme park ? Ferrari rides ?
Italian inspired restaurants and cafés, Sale of exclusive souvenirs , and some 20 odd rides

This is the home page FERRARI WORLD
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100 more days to go for the opening
The park is opening on Oct 28 2010

here are some mind blowing rides in the theme park
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Formula Rossa -- The world’s fastest roller coaster, reaching speeds of 240 kmph.
Speed of Magic -- A fantasy 4-D journey following the adventures of a young boy as he travels through a kaleidoscopic dreamscape of natural and phenomenal environments, where no Ferrari has gone before.
Made in Maranello -- A virtual trip behind the walls of the famous Ferrari factory in Maranello, taking guests through the intricate process of making the world’s most sought after car.
V12 -- An exciting flume ride to the heart of a 12 cylinders engine.
G-Force -- A thrilling tower ride that will shoot thrill-seekers through the red roof and 62 meters in the air before plummeting back to Earth, experiencing the actual G-force of a Ferrari, in a seat directly inspired by the Ferrari Enzo.
Scuderia Challenge -- Cutting edge racing simulators similar to those used by the drivers of the Scuderia Ferrari in training.
Viaggio in Italia -- A virtual aerial voyage over Italy’s cities and their main monuments, mountains and coasts pursuing a Ferrari.
Fiorano GT Challenge -- A unique dueling rollercoaster with Ferrari F430 Spiders twisting and turning through tight corners on a sprint to the finish line.
Bell’Italia -- A miniature recreation of Italy’s most famous locations, from the picturesque Portofino and the Amalfi Coast to Monza racetrack, the Colosseum in Roma, Venezia and Maranello, the heartland and home of Ferrari.
Paddock -- A re-creation of the Ferrari motor home including garages, transporters & hospitality suites with interactive shows offering fans a taste of the true action behind the scenes on a Grand Prix race day.
The Pit Wall -- An interactive theatre that allows guests to test their judgment in realistic racing scenarios.
Galleria Ferrari -- The world’s largest Ferrari gallery outside Maranello, showcasing the most exclusive range of classic and contemporary Ferrari’s from all over the world.
Junior GT -- A driving school for children with expert instruction where they will drive reduced scale F430 GT Spiders on an equipped driving course.
Junior Grand Prix -- After the Junior GT driving experience, budding F1™ drivers can enjoy the race track in scaled down Ferrari F1™ racers.
The Racing Legends -- A ride through Ferrari’s greatest racing moments starting from the first races all the way to today’s F1 victories.
Driving with Champions -- An interactive 3-D show which follows the adventures of a young engineer who is taken on the ride of a lifetime with a racing champion on his first day working at the Ferrari factory
Cinema Maranello -- Ferrari World’s own theatre showing ‘Coppa di Sicilia’, a short film that tells one of the many inspiring stories from the life of the legendary Enzo Ferrari.
Junior Training Camp -- An interactive play area for children where they can engage with a waterless car wash, become custom ‘constructors’, climb up the grandstand, pilot remote cars, peddle their own miniature Ferrari and play with an F1™ car made of soft, guest-friendly foam.
Carousel -- Featuring never-before-seen Ferrari prototypes based on winning designs from a Ferrari competition.
Dining and Shopping -- A range of concept restaurants and cafes offering authentic Italian dining experiences, in addition to unique shopping locations.
source. ferrariworld.com
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