F1 Yas Island

Old Sep 18th 2009, 6:46 am
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Picture from Gulf News today of F1 track handover. Photoshop or what?
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yes it will be "handed over" this week.....
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They have had the 2 seater Minardi "F1" cars doing test laps all week. No reason to think it is photoshopped.

The track is ready.
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Wondered if it passed all the tests?
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Picture from Gulf News today of F1 track handover. Photoshop or what?
more photochop than shop
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They have had the 2 seater Minardi "F1" cars doing test laps all week. No reason to think it is photoshopped.

The track is ready.
There is a rumour doing the rounds that the hotel is basically a facade but not operational - anybody confirm/deny?
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There is a rumour doing the rounds that the hotel is basically a facade but not operational - anybody confirm/deny?
yeh heard that was the case a while ago, not sure whether it has changed. they had to concentrate on getting the track and stands finished obviously first.
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There is a rumour doing the rounds that the hotel is basically a facade but not operational - anybody confirm/deny?
Yes - I heard that this was going to happen a few months ago. It will look OK to the rest of the world!
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hey i am going to try and go in by boat.... what do you reckon the price of a berth will be? starter for 10?
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i know peeps that go to the rugby on a thursday nite, i will interrogate them next time and see what they know or dont know
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I heard that they put in all the furnishings before sealing the place just before the sandstorm we had over the summer - they are probably still hoovering it.
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I heard that they put in all the furnishings before sealing the place just before the sandstorm we had over the summer - they are probably still hoovering it.
maybe thats the design, sand inside as well as outside.
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