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Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP – in pictures

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

Contractors lay a total of 8,550 litres of water-based paint. The team will apply 4,500 litres of ‘Yas blue’ paint, 720 litres of ivory, 1,440 litres of red and 1,440 litres of white paint to the track ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Courtesy Seven Media

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

The white grandstand canopies that have collected dust and sand over the summer months are cleaned with pressure hoses. Courtesy Seven Media

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

Boxes of freight lined up at the circuit. Courtesy Seven Media

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

The safety cars arrive at the Yas Marina Circuit. Courtesy Seven Media

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

An army of squeegee-toting abseilers clean the Yas Viceroy’s facade. Courtesy Seven Media

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

A team of gardeners has laid 75 acres of landscaped grass, and planted 715 palm trees and 150,000 flowers in preparation for the event. Courtesy Seven Media

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

Gardeners work to maintain the landscaped areas lining the track. Courtesy Seven Media

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

Boxes of team kit arrive at Yas Marina Circuit alongside the safety cars. Courtesy Seven Media

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

Boxes of equipment for the Haas F1 team arrive at Yas Marina Circuit. Courtesy Seven Media

Behind the scenes: Yas Marina Circuit prepares for Abu Dhabi GP - in pictures

Team lorries loaded with spare parts and tools arrive at Yas Marina Circuit, while other vehicles bring in tyres and race fuel. Courtesy Seven Media

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