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Sunday, 07 November 2010

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Fun Facts

  • The 86,000 sqm enclosed area of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi can fit 7 football fields in 'head to toe'.

  • The total roof area of 200,000 sqm uses enough aluminum to cover 16,750 Ferraris, or if you laid the roof flat you could place 20,100 Ferrari's side by side and end to end.

  • If Ferrari World Abu Dhabi was turned upright, it would be the tallest man made structure in the world at over 300 floors!

  • The Ferrari logo on the roof, the largest ever made, measures an incredible 65m in length and covers an area of 3,000 sqm which could fit at least 7 basketball courts.

  • The volume of concrete in Hoover Dam could fit inside Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

  • 100,000 cubic meters of concrete were used to pour the slabs of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, which is 10,000 cubic meters more than what was used for Wembley Stadium in London.

  • Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has the largest space frame structure ever built with a total of approximately 172,000 members and 43,100 nodes.

  • Ferrari World Abu Dhabi needed 12,370 tons of steel to make its structure; the Eiffel Tower only needed 7,000 tons.

  • The gross footprint area of the plaza level is equivalent to approximately 15 American Football fields.

  • The Empire State Building could be rebuilt in the same time it took to clad the 200,000 sqm of roof for Ferrari World Abu Dhabi; approximately 14 months.

  • Formula Rossa, the world's fastest roller coaster, has the same G force one would feel driving in an F1 car and braking at maximum speed.

  • Bell'Italia displays more than 40,000 hand-planted miniature trees.

  • Ferrari World Abu Dhabi includes 1,200 dining seats – enough to feed the entire park at full capacity in 3 hours.

  • Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will have for the first time under one roof Four Michelin star experienced Italian chefs.

  • There is a total of 663 jelly palms surrounding the two coasters. Each palm produces 4 pounds of fruit.

  • A football field needs 8,400 sqm of grass coverage; to cover the area around the roller coasters at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, 4.5 times that amount was used - approximately 39,000 sqm of ground cover.


All roads lead to the Ferrari Store, where luxurious souvenirs and fashion will leave you spoiled for choice. Within the Luxury Zone you’ll get a taste for the best of Italian design, high-end leather goods and designer jewelry. Feel like being pampered? The ‘Red-Glove’ personal shopper service is there to help. In the GT and Fan Zones you’ll find the latest in touring and racing inspired fashion as well as sports apparel for the more casually minded. On your way out take your time to find the perfect souvenirs to commemorate your favorite Ferrari adventures of the day.

The Ferrari Past & Present store celebrates the timeless spirit of the race. In Ferrari Past, you’ll go back in time to shop in a replica of Enzo’s first garage, featuring old gas pumps and a replica of his Alfa Romeo racecar.


Cruise through the vintage memorabilia, and find that special treasure that will keep your memories of the day alive. In Ferrari Present, wander into a modern garage setting featuring a real Ferrari F1 racecar to find collectibles and rare racing memorabilia from the modern day of Ferrari racing. The store also features several ‘interactive zones’. Make your own custom blend of candies from 12 colorful cylinders in the Confectionary Zone. In the Toy Zone kids can fill up a toy Ferrari 599 engine box with as many miniature tools, small toys and stationery items as they can fit, while the Model Car Zone will dazzle kids and adults alike with the impressive collection of remote control cars, slot cars and model cars.


Pit Stop:

Just looking to grab a quick bite to refuel? The Pit Stop’s the place.


Choose from Italian sandwiches, gnocchi or international favorites like the California Burger, fish and chips or a crisp green salad. The Pit Stop will also showcase a gigantic gelato and sorbet display with up to thirty four fresh, homemade flavors to choose from. Various food and beverage carts will also be conveniently located throughout the park offering a range of beverages, snacks and Italian street foods.

And many other restaurants...


The Factory Tour: You’re the VIP, crossing the Ferrari gates in Maranello and into a tour of the historic Ferrari factory, a privilege previously only enjoyed by Ferrari owners. Now you can finally see exactly how a Ferrari is born. Take a seat and ride through the intricate steps and high level craftsmanship that goes into making one of the world’s most prestigious cars, the Ferrari GT. Follow the entire process from the early design stages to the machining of engine parts, painting, final hand assembly and testing on Ferrari’s Fiorano Circuit.

The thrill of Rosso: Strap yourself into the F1™ cockpit and hold onto your soul as you blast away on the fastest roller coaster on the planet. You’ll accelerate up to 240km/h and see what 4.8 Gs really feels like. You’ll scream over the track and 52 meters into the sky before flying through the chicanes, inspired from some of the most famous race tracks in the world, and across the finish line, with an adrenaline kick worthy of the Grand Prix. Needless to say, you’ll have to wear safety goggles for the duration of the ride, just like every other racer that takes on Grand Prix speeds. It’s the world’s fastest roller coaster in all its F1™ glory.

And many other attractions...


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