TRACK WORK BEGINS AT ABU DHABI
Work on Yas Marina Circuit’s new permanent rallycross facility has begun ahead of 2019’s FIA World Rallycross Championship season opener.
The 1200 meter circuit will be located in the North Arena area of the Abu Dhabi circuit, with the turn five-six chicane of the Formula 1 circuit forming turns one and two of the World RX track, before using the grandstand-lined hairpin for turn three, then heading into the infield. The track, which will be the first to have received input from the FIA Circuit Working Group for Rallycross, is expected to be quick but with a number of intricate sections, also incorporates the corkscrew section. Further details will be announced in the near future.
Abu Dhabi RX, which brings a weekend of racing and entertainment to Yas Marina Circuit next April, will be World RX’s first venture into the Middle East. Information on tickets will be available early in the new year.