NBAD Brings TITAN and Famous Magician to Formula 1

Abu Dhabi: The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Official Bank of the 2012 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and Founding Partner of Yas Marina Circuit, is bringing the world renowned Titan the Robot to Yas Marina Circuit to entertain race-goers during the Abu Grand Prix on November 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.

This year NBAD will also bring magician James Harrington to Formula 1 Village to augment the festive environment of the event.

“The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Official Bank of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since it was first hosted in this city in 2009, is determined to make each Formula 1 event at Yas Marina Circuit exciting and memorable for all race-goers. Each year the Bank develops original and exhilarating ideas for entertainment and education,” says May Ibrahim Bumajeed, the Deputy Head of Corporate Communication Department at NBAD.

This is the second year in the row that NBAD brings Titan to Formula 1 . Titan, who travels to exciting events around the world, is considered one of the world’s smartest robots. It stands about 2.4 meters tall and weighs up to 350 kilograms.

Recently, NBAD has renewed its sponsorship commitment to Yas Marina Circuit as Founding Partner of the state-of-the-art Circuit for additional three years.

Before making its first appearance at a Grand Prix event, Titan has appeared in Hong Kong, England and at the Commonwealth Games.

The state-of-the-art Yas Marina Circuit (YMC) is home to Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix, and is rated as the best racing circuit in the world.

“Formula 1 is one of the most anticipated sports events of the year and in Abu Dhabi’s calendar. NBAD sees its role in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix beyond being the Official Bank of the Grand Prix, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi is committed to make Abu Dhabi’s hosting of this event as successful as possible and to meet this objective NBAD is deploying vast resources for continuous success this year and in the years to come,” Ms. Bumajeed says.

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