The Yas Marina Circuit is situated on Yas Island around 30 minutes from Abu Dhabi. Designed by Hermann Tilke, this is the second Formula 1 track in the Middle East. The circuit hosted its first Grand Prix on the 1st November 2009. It was the first circuit to host a Formula 1 twilight race using floodlights to illuminate the circuit to ensure a seamless transition from day to night.
Recently, the circuit has implement changes in order to make the track present more overtaking opportunities, however the Yas Marina circuit has already been praised as an enjoyable and unique circuit that presents challenges to the expert drivers in the last race of the season.