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Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2018

Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2018

Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2018


Join the F1 Carnival in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is the final race of the 2018 F1 season. Feel the adrenaline at the Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi from Thursday 22nd November to Sunday 25th November 2018. The F1 Carnival is back on, its 10th year, with its thrilling races and outstanding music performances after the show. With Lewis Hamilton already crowned as the 2018 World Champion, you can expect a lavish party by the Mercedes Team in Abu Dhabi to close the season.

The Yas Marina track is one of the few venues on the race calendar to run in an anti-clockwise direction. The race track was designed by Hermann Tilke, the same track architect behind Interlagos, Brazil, and Istanbul Park, Turkey.

The top speed is predicted at 317km/h and its average speed 198km/h, with an estimated lap time of 1m 40s.

Yas Marina Circuit Factfile
First Grand Prix: 2009 | Number of Laps: 55 | Circuit Length: 5.554 km | Race Distance: 305.355 km | Lap Record: 1:40.279 – S Vettel (2009)

Abu Dhabi F1 Weekend Entertainment Line Up

In addition to the racing thrill over one awesome weekend, F1 ticket holders will get exclusive access to an amazing entertainment line up every night.

Thursday 22nd – Post Malone
American rapper and singer-songwriter, Post Malone, has been confirmed as the opening night headline performer at this year’s Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Friday 23rd – The Weeknd
Canadian R&B star The Weeknd has been confirmed as the first artist bringing his incredible voice and on-stage presence to the Yasalam After-Race Concert at the du Arena, Yas Island on Friday 23 November. The Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum-selling trendsetter will perform tracks from his critically-acclaimed 2015 album ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’, his new fourth studio album ‘My Dear Melancholy” as well as songs from his earlier mixtapes ‘House of Balloons’, ‘Thursday’, and ‘Echoes of Silence’.

Saturday 24th – Sam Smith
Sam Smith has been confirmed as the headline performer for Saturday evening’s Yasalam After-Race Concert at the du Arena, Yas Island. A globally-successful singer/songwriter who has won numerous awards including two Grammys, three Billboard Music Awards, and three Brit Awards.

Sunday 25th – Guns N’Roses
American rock legends Guns N’ Roses will headline the Yasalam After-Race Concert on Sunday 25 November. Rock music lovers in Abu Dhabi can expect to see original members Axl, Slash, and Duff perform the full Guns N’ Roses back catalogue of hits.


There’s so much going on outside the Yas Marina circuit across Abu Dhabi as Yasalam takes over the streets. Take the Pit Stop challenge if you think you have what it takes to change a tyre faster than you can take off your shoe!

Get yourself a Super Parks Pass for unlimited access to all three theme parks for five days, when you purchase your F1 tickets for all 3 days. Visit Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros World for unforgettable fun with all the family.

Stay in Dubai for the whole F1 weekend

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