Ferrari World Abu Dhabi opens its gates October 28 2010 image

The Ferrari Theme park – Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has unveiled today the official opening date: October 28, 2010, three weeks ahead of the second Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

In celebration of the opening date announcement, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi unveiled one of its featured attractions. Officially named “Formula Rossa,” this attraction will offer guests a once-in-a-lifetime experience blasting away on the world’s fastest roller coaster reaching speeds of up to 240 km/h. The main element of this masterpiece was unveiled in the Paddock area in front of Scuderia Ferrari’s garages at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya.

This “world wonder” will have over 20 rides and attractions which will bring to life the Ferrari brand in ways which appeal to a diverse international audience.

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is located on Yas Island, a 25 km² entertainment and recreation destination and venue for the first Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.