Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021
Experience F1™ in Abu Dhabi
from 10-12 December quarantine-free
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 one of 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 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.
And with no quarantine if you've been fully vaccinated, there really is no better reason to book a trip to the capital of the UAE.
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Safety first at the F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
We’ve been in the COVID-19 race from the beginning, making sure that we’re up to date with the correct guidelines and safety measures that can get you back to the track faster. Things may have changed slightly this year but we’re very confident that you’ll still make lasting memories.
What we’re doing to keep you safe:
Of course, we’ve added some extra things to make sure fans aren’t missing out on the fun stuff, like our track walk which is now accessible for all ticket holders.
From the warm-up to race day – F1 takes over Yas Marina Circuit from 10-12 December 2021. Timings are subject to change and will be confirmed a few weeks before the race.
Racing schedule – track time
Day one – Friday 10 December
13:00-14:30 F1 Practice 1
17:00-18:30 F1 Practice 2
Day two – Saturday 11 December
14:00-15:00 F1 Practice 3
17:00-18:00 F1 Qualifying
Day three – Sunday 12 December
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.
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.
How to watch on mobile:
Click on your chosen video and turn your phone sideways to fill the screen. For the best experience, open each video on the YouTube app.
Of course! It’s lights out and away we go (to our seats). We couldn’t wait any longer to get the grandstands feeling alive again, so we hope you’re bringing your best fan gear and cheering voice. The most exciting race of the year will be going ahead with some added COVID-19 safety measures so make sure you read up on those to keep yourself informed and safe.
Your Abu Dhabi Grand Prix F1™ experience will begin in glorious sunshine as you take your seats and prepare for an evening of action. You’ll then watch the race start to unfold at dusk as the sun sets and eventually paves the way for a thrilling night race with sparks, glowing lights and fireworks galore. Abu Dhabi is a truly unique F1™ experience that you won’t forget.
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..
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