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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
As the sun sets and the stars begin to appear over Abu Dhabi, the world’s best drivers race at full throttle around one of the world’s most stunning circuits. The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is the only twilight race in the F1™ calendar and the final race of the season – providing a thrilling moonlit climax to the championship.
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. Find the right Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tickets for you with our helpful guide.
Things will be a little different this year to ensure the health and safety of all guests, but we’ve got some exciting things planned for you to enjoy. As well as entry to the circuit, all Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tickets include access to the F1™ Fan Zone – a thrilling experience full of racing simulators, live music, merchandise stands and big screens showing all the action.
This year there will be designated oasis areas and a track walk which will replace the traditional pit lane walk, to ensure the safety of your favourite drivers and teams. You’ll be able to walk the F1™ history of the Abu Dhabi GP and see where the action will unfold across the weekend.
Entrance to the After-Race Concerts on the relevant day is also included, with three-day ticket holders being able to choose one concert that they would like to attend. Beyoncé, Kanye West, The Killers and Calvin Harris have all performed in previous years.
Abu Dhabi Hill tickets will have pods (shared by 6 people) to ensure social distancing.
The most affordable of all the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tickets, general admission gives you access to Abu Dhabi Hill. This grassy bank in the heart of the circuit, between the North and Main Grandstands, provides a relaxing outdoor experience in the sunshine.
You’ll get a great view of the action from turn two to the circuit’s north hairpin, and across the long straight on the western side of the track. There’s also a big screen so you can follow all the action as it unfolds. A great introduction to F1™, Abu Dhabi Hill is popular with families for its relaxed, picnic-style atmosphere. Please note that due to COVID guidelines, children under the age of 12 will not be able to attend the circuit this year.
Tickets include access to the refreshment gardens, food trucks and support paddock.
Yas Marina Circuit has five grandstands to choose between, each offering a different view and a unique atmosphere.
Main Grandstand – The best place to see the early tussle for positions, to watch the winner take the chequered flag, and to witness the podium celebrations first-hand. This grandstand offers perfect views of the pit garages, pit lane and the opening and closing ceremonies. Only three-day tickets are available for the Main Grandstand. This is the only grandstand which has access to the F1™ Fanzone.
North Grandstand – Enjoy panoramic views from this U-shaped grandstand wrapped around turn seven’s hairpin. Look out across turns three to seven and down the back straight, with easy access to Etihad Arena for the after-race entertainment.
South Grandstand – Be at the heart of the action as the cars enter the key braking zone and chicane at turn 11, before accelerating out of turn 14. Yachts moored in the marina give a stunning backdrop. There’s also the giant screen to follow all the action around the rest of the track.
West Grandstand – Get even closer to the racing – the track’s run-off area passes directly under the West Grandstand. Overlooking the long back straight and final two corners, this grandstand is hugely popular with the fans. You’ll be in prime position to see some overtaking, post-race fireworks and the start and finish line.
Marina Grandstand – Directly above the support race garages, this stand is perfect for viewing the second half of Yas Marina Circuit. Vantage points over the straight between turns 10 and 11, and the Marina section from 15 to 20, are super clear. Overlooking a DRS Activation Zone and a large viewing screen.
All grandstand tickets are under cover with a socially distanced and numbered seat. Group tickets will need to be bought in one booking if you want to be seated together.
Buy tickets in the Paddock Club for the ultimate F1™ bucket list experience. With a private suite in the Main Grandstand overlooking the start, finish line and garages, you couldn’t be closer to the action. Enjoy a track walk, first-class hospitality in your suite plus access to the sun-soaked 360-degree roof top terrace. Arrive in style with a chauffeur drop-off service or premium car park allocation at the circuit, and afterwards, party on at the After-Race Concerts.
Paddock Club tickets provide the best seats in the house and a VIP experience like no other.
Enjoy exclusive access to:
An open bar serving the finest champagne
VIP access to the support race paddock
This ticket option gives you access to the Yas Lounge, and a prime location for watching the race. See the action unfold from your exclusive, shaded seat in an outside balcony area on the top level of the West Grandstand. Stay cool away from the crowds below with a great vantage point of the track.
Then relax after the race in Yas Lounge. With weekend DJs and luxurious surroundings, it offers the ultimate experience for F1™ fans.
Enjoy an exceptional view, and fantastic service from your hostess, from these elevated suites positioned over the track. Yas Suite in the Main Grandstand offers direct views of the podium ceremony, start/finish line and pit garages for a unique experience.
Shaded grandstand seating and a contemporary suite with all-inclusive food and soft drink options make it perfect for hosting friends, family or colleagues.
Serious racing fans can be found trackside between turns seven and eight, for full 360-degree views of the circuit and its stunning Abu Dhabi backdrop. Head to the level one indoor and outdoor suite, or up to the level seven rooftop terrace.
Hear about F1™ life from a special guest and enjoy a guided tour of the paddock. Exclusive extras include F1™ experiences gifts, lanyard, and TV access with the Champions Club hospitality.
Want even more luxury? Book an experience on Yas Yacht. Spend one day trackside, and one day on Yas Marina on the deck of a mega yacht overlooking the on-track action – now that’s VIP style.
Enjoy exclusive access to:
F1™ driver or legend appearance
Guided Paddock access
F1™ executive Q&A
Track walk and after-race concert
Yes – all Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tickets provide access to the concerts on the relevant days. This year, three-day tickets only include access to one concert, which you can choose out of the three available.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is a twilight race, starting in the late afternoon and finishing in early evening darkness. As the daylight fades, floodlights illuminate the circuit for an atmospheric night-time finish.
Normally, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix takes place on the last weekend in November but in 2021 it will take place on 12 December.
All Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tickets must be purchased in advance to avoid disappointment. There will be fewer tickets available for this year’s race due to reduced capacity in line with COVID-19 guidelines.
PCR testing facilities are freely available in Abu Dhabi with a number of testing sites located all around the city, including drive in testing at the Zayed Sports City, the Corniche, Al Masoudi and Al Shamkha. Most hospitals and private Mediclinic branches offer tests and several public malls have testing facilities such as Yas Mall and Galleria Mall.
A cost for a PCR test is approximately USD 18 per person with results available within 24-48 hours from testing. You’ll need to display your results on the Al Hosn app.
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