Yas island, abu dhabi (united arab emirates), 7. November 2007 – on yas island in the arab emirate abu dhabi, ferrari today gave the official starting signal to the construction of the world’s first ferrari-themed park today with the foundation stone. Present were numerous official and guests of honor from all over the world, among them ferrari-prasident luca di montezemolo and ahmed ali al sageegh, the prasident of the grundstucksgesellschaft aldar, who has mediated the project.
Montezemolo: "a special year for ferrari"
In the foundation, among other things, a time capsule was installed, which contains a connecting rod and a piston from the formula 1 world champion car f2007 as well as the first art drawing of the theme park. The capsule should be for 100. Birthday from ferrari to be opened again – in 2047. "This is a very special year for ferrari," said di montezemolo. "In addition to the book-taking success of our gt vehicles, it brought us the design world cup and the driver title for kimi raikkonen to maranello in formula 1. I am very proud to be today at the symbolic start of this coarse project. In addition, ferrari commits its 60 in 2007. Birthday, which is why this celebration is a special meaning."
The theme park is a joint project between the italian automobile manufacturer and the native primary butt company aldar properties. The 250.000 square meter gross area, from the 80.Be built 000 square meters, on the one hand, is supposed to reflect the flair and the culture of italy, but at the same time the car history and the racing success of ferrari.