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F1 RACE TRACK

GROUP-1
The Project
MAIN GRAND STANDS
OTHER STANDS
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AMENITIES
1 2
TRACK LAYOUT
PADDOCK SPECTATORS PIT GARAGES
PARKING & RACE CONTROLSYSTE M
LANDSCAPING SITE OPERATIONS
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BRIEFING ROOM
MEDICAL ROOM SERVICES PARTICIPANTS PADDOCK CLUB
BUILDING SERVICES TEAM BUILDING

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RESTRICTED & CIRCULATION MEDIA 5 MEDIA CENTER
PUBLIC CIRCULATION CONFERENCE &
ADMIN OFFICE
S

6 F.I.AOFFICES
THE CHALLENGE

SPORT

F1 TRACK
URBAN CULTURE

ARCHITECTURE
Resear ch
PITS
An ar ea of tr ack separ ated fr om the start/ finish str aight b y a wall,
wher e the cars ar e br ought for new tyr es and fuel during the r ace,
or for set-up changes in pr actice, each st opping at their r especti ve
pit garages.

PIT STOP
Pit st op is vital t o help t eams t o turn their r ace str ategy int o success
for changing a car’s tyres, replacing damaged parts and
adjusting fr ont wings in a matt er of sec onds.

PIT LANE
PIT WALL
RACINGCOUSRE PIT LANE PIT BLDG.

12-17mts. 6mts. 8mts. 2mts.


DRAIN
START GRID FASTLANE WORKING LANE WALKINGLANE
Section showing Race course and Pit lane
RESEARCH
MAIN GRAND STAND
1.Spectat ors Viewing Event ar e able t o captur e the START/FINISH e vent , PIT Stops
and Prize Ceremon y.
2.Consists of diff erent seating spaces with/ without A.C. in differ ent spacial
combination.
3.Various Amenities at differ ent Concourse Le vel are pr ovided.
4.Capacity Range is quit e higher than other stands.(In BIC it is 54,000)
5.Visuall y connect ed to the e vent . Almost 70% of the r acing event is meant t o have
dir ect visual contact other than li ve coverage and other communications.

SPECTATORS

MEDIA

V.I.P

SPECTATORS

RESEARCH
GENERAL SITTINGSTANDARDS

‘c’Distance betw een t op


of head and sig ht-line

c=60mm
for lar ge stadia
Slope calculation
with r espect to ‘C’value.
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SLOPE AND THE SPECTATOR EASE OF VIEW TO THE EVENT

MAXIMUM ARRAY OF SEATS BETWEEN AISLES IS 24 .


2.5m min. 0.45m
0.3m

AISLE

0.4m Spectators
0.4m 0.8m min.

RESEARCH
PADDOCK
An enclosed ar ea behind the pits in w hich the t eams k eep their tr ansport ers
and mot or homes. Ther e is no admission t o the public . Includes parking
spaces for participants and FIA officials.

RESEARCH
MEDIA CENTER
Diagram 8c:
Media areas

RACE TRACK 1 TV/radio commentators’


cabins

Media stand
2 Team’s dressing room
2 3 3 Mixed zone
1

4 WC

5
Media working area

6
TV control centre
4

7 Photographers’
working area
7 6 5 8 Telephone operators
9 Telecommunication
facilities (telephones,
fax, internet)
9 8 Bar
Parking for 10
TV lorries

10

Press
Media Media
conference
entry parking area
room

RESEARCH
CASE STUDY
Shanghai Int ernational Cir cuit ,Chinese Grand prix
Silverst one Circuit ,British Gr and Prix
Yas Marina Cir cuit ,Abu Dhabi
SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT
TRACK DESIGN AND INFORMATION
Number of Laps: 56
Circuit Length: 5.451 km
Race Distance: 305.066 km “SHANG-ABOVE”
No. of Turns: 16
Track Elevation: 12m

Start/ Finish

Speed Trap
Paddock
& Team Bldg.
Turns

PRECEDENT:SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT


SITEAPPROACH

Participants and T eam Entry


Loop Road
Expr ess Highway
PRECEDENT:SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT
PARKING

P
P
P

Team
P Parking
H

P
P P P P

Bus Parking Car Par king Team Parking

PRECEDENT:SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT


FUNCTIONALDISTRIBUTION

Main Grand
Team Bldg. Other Stand
Stand &
Pit Bldg.

Entrance
CIRCULATION PATTERN OF MAIN GRAND STAND.

5 ESCALATORS @60m
Restaur ant Staircase 12 STAIRCASE @25m
Main Gr and Stand Lift

Media Room

From Metr o Station

SECTION OF MAIN GRAND STAND.


Roof Structur e

Concourse Le vel III


VIP Seating (A.C.)

Concourse Le vel II

Concourse Le vel I

PRECEDENT:SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT


PIT GARAGEBUILDING

Core Services w hich includes


PIT-LANE
Toilet Lift and Staircase for Teams at t he gap
of 6 Pit Boxes
1.No. of Boxes=41
2.Each box:120 m 2
3.Length : 15.00 m
4.Widt h : 7.00 m
5.Height : 4.5 m
Includes:
Within each module, all t he boxes can be
connected to each other by rolling shutt er
doors. Cable and Wifi ser vices with toilet provision
PADDOCK
MEDIACENTER PIT GARAGEBUILDING

SCHEMATIC PLAN SHOWING MEDIA CENTER SPACES

Size: 300 m 2
OFFICE OFFICE
Capacit y: 150 people
TV monit ors: 24
Individual lockers: 50 PASSAGE WAY TO PADDOCK PASSAGE WAY FROM CONCOURSE
Includes:
Cable and wifi Int ernet access
Information de sk
OFFICE OFFICE
Private office for press officer
CATERINGROOM
PIT GARAGE BUILDING

Size: 300 m 2
Capacity: 160 people
Cable and wifi Int ernet access
Information de sk
Located next to kitchen

BRIEFING ROOM
PIT GARAGEBUILDING

Plan showing Briefing Room

Size: 223 m 2
Capacit y: 200people BRIEFING ROOM
Includes:
Video projector wit h feedback
to TV screens &Sound system
ENTRANCE VISTA FIRST GLIMPSE OF STANDS

VIBRANT SEATING SPACE START GRID AND PIT BUILDING


SILVERSTONE GRAND PRIX CIRCUIT
TRACK INFORMATION Number of Laps:52
Circuit Length:5.891 km
Race Distance:306.227 km
No. of Turns: 18
Track Elevation:6m

Start/ Finish

Speed Trap

Turns

PRECEDENT:SILVERSTONE CIRCUIT
SITE ACCESSANDPARKING

PARKING

MAIN SITE ACCESS


SECONDARY SITE ACCESS
PIT BUILDING PLAN

GROUNDFLOOR

FIRST FLOOR
LONGITUDINALSECTION

TRANSVERSE SECTION

PRECEDENT:SILVERSTONE CIRCUIT
ELEVATION OF PIT BUILDING

EXPLODEDVIEW

PIT VIEW

PRECEDENT:SILVERSTONE CIRCUIT
YASMARINA CIRCUIT, ABU DHABI
TRACK INFORMATION

Number of Laps: 55
Circuit Length: 5.554 km
Race Distance: 305.355 km
No. of Turns: 21
Track Elevation: Almost flat
Seating Stand

PRECEDENT|YAS MARINACIRCUIT
SITE ACCESS, PARKING AND LANDSCAPE

Ferrari
World
East ENTRANCE

West ENTRANCE
Major Par king Facilities ar e
1.4 Km far from the
seatings of spectat ors.
N Shuttle Buses are pr ovided
for par king ar ound Yas
Centr al Location

CAR PARKING

BUS POINTS

PRECEDENT|YAS MARINACIRCUIT
SITE MASSING

Landscape area FERRARI WORLD


ABU DHABI EAST ENTRANCE

Food Tent
Beverage Tent NORTH GRANDSTAND

Yas arena YAS RACING SCHOOL

Kar ting Track WEST ENTRANCE

Park and ride F1 VILLAGE


Drop Off PIT BUILDING
SHAM S TOWER

MAIN GRANDSTAND
G Gate Number
circuit circular route STARTING GRID
YAS MARINA
YAS M ARINA

YAS YACHT CLUB


Reservation Only MEDIA CENTRE

YAS HOTEL

WEST GRANDSTAND

SUPPORT PIT SOUTH GRANDSTAND


GRANDSTAND

PRECEDENT|YAS MARINACIRCUIT
Yas Hotel is acr oss the
tr ack the bridge
connecting the tw o
wings is cantile vered
over the track.
ROOFDESIGN

The main gr andstand opposit e the pit building on


the start-finish str aight is designed in the sty le of
an Arab tent .
Tensile can vas structur es is subject ed t o withstand
live loads of Wind and Rainfall and self Dead load.

PRECEDENT|YAS MARINACIRCUIT
ROOFDESIGN
CONCLUSION
Case Stud y Inferences
Area and Infr astructur e Requir ement .
1 TRACK DESIGN
RADIUS OF CURVATURE
Minimum allo wable r adius of curv atur e in a
race tr ack suggest ed by F.I.A. is 6mts.

R
6R is mim.

Track Formation accor ding t o following r equir ement:


1.Lenght of tr ack :5.41 kms.
2.No. of turns r equired:16
3.Maximum Speed required:326 kms/ hr(c alculat ed by
maximum str aight str etch:0.6 km)
4.Elevation of t hetrack:14m
5.Must be divided int o 2 sub cir cuits for other events

INFERENCES & REQUIEMENTS


2 PARKING
Along the periphery a S ervic e loop is
pr ovided so as the cir culation r emains
smooth f or spectat ors as w ell as e vent
managers.
Inter-connecti vity inside the tr ack is
provided t o appr oach for ambulance and
medic t eam during the mis happening.
Team and F.I.A officials par king is
provided inside the paddock

26,000 Parking

INFERENCES & REQUIEMENTS


3 MAIN GRAND STANDS
Building r equir ement at the sit e governs the
loop shape of the tr ack and vice versa.
Hence the area requir ed to cater cr owd is
also consider ed to be an important f actor.

Main Grand Stand:


20,300 seating capacity
AREA:25,000m 2
4 OTHER STANDS

Other than Main Gr and Stand the location is


set mostl y at the c orner wher e the turning
radius is quit e low so that a v ehicle can
spend maximum time f or exiting the
spectat or.

5 VIEW % AND ORIENTATION


OF THE BLOCK

Grand stands and other stands ar e


orient ed t o view the maximum per centage
of the event happening.
Grand Stands ar e designed t o view
almost 75% of the tr ack.

INFERENCES & REQUIEMENTS


6 PARTICIPANTS/ TEAMBUILDINGS

Inside the T rack Loop the paddock area is


defined w her e spectat ors ar e strictl y
pr ohibit ed. These include Pit Building ,
team buildings and services regarding
safety and functioning of the e vent .

Pit Building : Paddock :23,000 m 2


Media Cent er :
Core Services w hich includes Size: 300 m 2
Toilet Lift and Stair case for Teams at the g ap Briefing Room : Capacity: 150 people
of 6 Pit Boxes Size: 223 m 2 TV monit ors: 24
No. of Boxes=41 Capacity: 200 people Individual lockers: 50
Each bo x:120 m 2 Includes: Includes:
Length : 15.00 m Video projector wit h feedback to TV screens Cable and wifi Int ernet access
Width : 7.00 m Sound system Information de sk
Height: 4.5 m Hospit alit y Suit es: Private office for press officer
Includes:
Size: 60m 2
Within each module, all t he boxes can be Capacity: 35-40 people
connect ed to each other by rolling shutt er TV monit ors
doors. Private terraces over looking pit lane
Cable and Widi ser vices with toilet provision and paddock
INFERENCES & REQUIEMENTS