Cricket star Gayle tests his racing skills at Yas Marina Circuit - GulfToday

Cricket star Gayle tests his racing skills at Yas Marina Circuit


West Indies star Chris Gayle at Yas Kartzone.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

With Abu Dhabi gearing up for a monumental weekend with the season finale of the Formula One season, International cricket star, Chris Gayle joined in on the excitement as he tested his racing skills at Yas Kartzone powered by Adnoc at Yas Marina Circuit.

With a thrilling race weekend fast approaching, the West Indies’ batsman, widely regarded as one of the best T20 Cricket players of all time, tried his hand at a new sport on the Yas Kartzone track, with the Jamaican legend putting in some high-speed laps during the session with his trademark smile on display throughout. 

Anticipation builds for this weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, as the title-deciding race between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen - who arrive at Yas Marina Circuit on 369.5 points each - will see sparks fly and history written on the newly reconfigured track at Yas Marina Circuit. 

With the four-day Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race festival just around the corner, Yas Marina Circuit is buzzing with activity as the world famous F1 landmark prepares to welcome 60,000 motorsports fans with 55 percent visiting internationally, despite the current challenging conditions.

As one of the world’s iconic motorsports venues, it’s vital that Yas Marina Circuit looks its very best for the tens of thousands of fans packed into the stands and the many millions watching live on TV around the globe.


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