Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021
Experience F1™ in Abu Dhabi
Starting in sunshine and ending at night with fireworks filling the sky, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is perhaps the most exciting race on the F1™ calendar.
Challenging driving conditions and the longest straight on any F1™ track adds to the drama at the glamorous, cutting-edge Yas Marina Circuit. It’s where dreams are made or shattered, as the final race of the season.
After-race entertainment continues into the night with exclusive concerts for all Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ticket holders.
Beyond F1™ there are also plenty of opportunities to experience the golden beaches, eclectic restaurants and world-class activities in Abu Dhabi.
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Preview the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with our 360 videos – an immersive experience of the real-time view from each grandstand.
F1™ legend Damon Hill explains what you’d see, hear and feel from that seat, plus the chance of trackside action from exhilarating straights to exciting overtaking opportunities. real feel for the Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with the 360 Grandstand Guide.
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From the warm-up to race day – the F1™ takes over Yas Marina Circuit from 10-12 December 2021. Race timings are subject to change and will be confirmed a few weeks before the race.
Racing schedule – track time
11:00–16:15 pit lane walk for all three-day ticket holders
13:00-14:30 F1™ Practice 1
17:00-18:30 F1™ Practice 2
14:00-15:00 F1™ Practice 3
17:00-18:00 F1™ Qualifying
Discover Yas Marina Circuit
Find the right tickets for your next visit with our helpful guide. From Abu Dhabi Hill, or trackside in the Champions Club, enjoy a panoramic view of the yacht-filled marina and see, hear and feel the cars from the heart of the action.
Yasalam After-Race Concert tickets
The excitement doesn’t end when the racing stops. At the close of each day, some of the world’s biggest acts take to the stage at the Yasalam After-Race Concerts. Each event is open exclusively to Abu Dhabi F1™ ticket holders, with entry included in your ticket price.
Over the years, stand-out performances have come from international superstars including Beyoncé, The Killers, and Kylie Minogue.
The After-Race Concerts will be back in 2021 for those with race tickets, and bigger and bolder than ever.
Buy your tickets to the Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and get exclusive concert access.
In Abu Dhabi’s winter, the temperature reaches highs of 26°C and the sun is shining. On the day at Yas Marina, wear light clothing and a hat – with a cover up for the cooler evening and the concerts. Attitude towards dress is fairly liberal in the UAE, but modesty is appreciated. A lot of guests choose to dress up for the occasion, but you’ll spend lots of time on your feet, so dress for comfort too.
Yas Marina Circuit is 5.55km long (just over 3.4 miles). There are 21 turns on the circuit – nine to the left, 12 to the right. The record Formula 1™ lap time for the circuit is one minute and 39 seconds – held by Lewis Hamilton.
The F1 Paddock Club™ at Yas Marina offers the ultimate F1™ experience. Enjoy an unparalleled view from above the pits, with suite access and luxury hospitality. Your ticket includes all-day refreshments, with live cooking stations, a champagne bar, exclusive access to the F1™ pit lane and a 360-degree roof top terrace.
At Yas Marina Circuit, you choose your ultimate driving experience. Take to the wheel of the world’s most beautiful and powerful cars, like the Mercedes-AMG GTS Drive or the Ferrari 458 GT Drive. You can also opt for a passenger experience for a different taste of the track. Book your experience with Etihad Airways. The track is closed before and after the race so it’s best to check in advance..