Abu Dhabi to be ready for earlier 2009 finale

Mon, 10 November 2008, 11:58

Nov.10 (GMM) Abu Dhabi’s new formula one circuit will be ready to host the 2009 season finale late next year, according to track chief Philippe Gurdjian

According to the FIA’s latest provisional calendar, the race has been brought forward two weeks, from its original November 15 date to November 1

“Actually, the (circuit) will be completed and finished some time before the new date of the championship,” chief executive Gurdjian told the local Gulf News

The circuit is currently under construction on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island

Gurdjian said the track was always scheduled to be finished before the beginning of November next year

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