May 31

Jude Law races around Yas Marina Circuit, the home of Formula 1™ Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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British actor Jude Law, the heart-throb star of countless Hollywood hits, swapped red carpets for chequered flags on a recent trip to Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit – the futuristic home of the emirate’s annual Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Jude Law cools down after his Hot Laps at Yas Marina Circuit

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This one is the brake… Jude Law gets last-minute pointers from the Yas Marina Circuit instructor



With stunned fans snapping the Sherlock Holmes star on their mobile phones, fearless Law buckled into an open-cockpit Yas Supersport SST – a mini version of Le Mans endurance vehicles – for thrill-a-minute ‘Hot Laps’ around the 5.5km track.


“Jude was bowled over by the entire experience – he was a natural racer,” said a Yas Marina Circuit insider. “He even said he was considering returning to Abu Dhabi for the Grand Prix in November.”


To find out more about Yas Marina Circuit, book Driver Experience packages, or secure tickets for the Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which runs October 31 to November 3, visit: www.yasmarina.circuit.ae