August 1 - track inspection by the FIA, the world motorsport governing body. Late August - most work on Yas Marina Circuit to be completed by Aldar. September 1 - track handed over to Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management. Early September - first of seven hotels on Yas Island to open. October 1 - track is temporarily handed over to the FIA and two other bodies. October 30 - first practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
October 31 - qualifying sessions. November 1 - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. * The National