The F1® Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will take place on Sunday 25 November at the stunning Yas Marina Circuit. The temperature in Abu Dhabi in late November is very pleasant (mid 20s °C) making it ideal for some winter sun.

Ticket packages include 2- or 3-day access, covered grandstand seating and a combination of Drive the Track Tour, Pit Lane Walk, Insider Access to the F1® Paddock Tour and the Paddock Club Party with F1 Legend.  The top packages offer access to Champions Club, Formula One Paddock Club or race viewing from the impressive F1® Experiences yacht berthed trackside.

All packages are available to book now.  Selected hotel accommodation and transfers will be available in early 2018 to add to your ticket packages.

All ticket packages can be booked online. Alternatively, please use the form to request more information or call one of our UK-based F1 specialists on +44 (0) 800 634 0002 to discuss further.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend itinerary

Thur 22 - Sun 25 November 2018

Event access is dependent on which ticket package you purchase

F1® Experiences Pit Lane Walk Thursday Exclusive to F1® Experiences
Drive the Track Tour Thursday Exclusive to F1® Experiences
Thursday Evening Concert Thursday TBC
Insider Access to the F1® Paddock Friday Exclusive to F1® Experiences
Practice 1 Friday TBC
Practice 2 Friday TBC
Podium Photo Op Friday Exclusive to F1® Experiences
Paddock Club Party with F1 Legend Friday Exclusive to F1® Experiences
Friday Evening Concert Friday TBC
Guided Paddock Access Saturday & Sunday Exclusive to F1® Experiences
Practice 3 Saturday TBC
Qualifying Saturday TBC
Saturday Evening Concert Saturday TBC
Race Sunday TBC
Podium Ceremony Access Sunday Exclusive to F1® Experiences
Yacht Party Sunday Exclusive to F1® Experiences
Sunday Evening Concert Sunday TBC
All access and times subject to change
First Grand Prix


Number of Laps


Circuit Length

5.554 KM

Race Distance

307.02 KM

A little more about each of the F1®Experiences Events that will get you closer to the F1® Action at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

NOTE: Your event access will depend on the package you have purchased and its accompanying inclusions.

Pit Lane Walk

Not many people get the opportunity to walk the pit lanes and enjoy unprecedented behind the scenes access at the circuit and the chance to mingle with all the famous faces of Formula One™. The pit lane walk in the past was only available to F1 Paddock Club™ guests, however, now we have added this exclusive experiences into all of our F1® Experiences packages.

You’ll get to see where the F1 drivers and teams make their final preparations. You may even see one of the teams practise their pit-stop routine as well as capturing some of the best photos possible of your favourite teams’ cars and crews. No television coverage can compare with this experience in real life. The Pit Lane Walk groups are kept small so you have lots of opportunities to ask questions.

Drive the Track Tour

Enjoy a private group tour of the circuit on a motorcoach or similar vehicle. Feel the turns and undulations of the track as the F1® drivers feel them and learn the ins-and-outs from a driver’s perspective as you take the exact lines the drivers will around the circuit. On the motorcoach with you will be with an F1® Experiences representative who will be your guide to the features of the Yas Marina track.

Support Paddock Tour

Get exclusive access to the Support Race Paddock which includes a tour of the garages where the support teams prepare their cars for victory and an up-close view of the incredible engineering that is used to create the perfect mix of speed and control. You will also be guided around by a knowledgeable F1® expert who will provide an experienced insight into the thrilling behind the scenes action.

Insider Access to the F1® Paddock

This Insider Access to the F1® Paddock tour includes a close-up view of the FIA pace car with F1® officials and a visit to the Pirelli tyre centre with a talk from a senior Pirelli executive. You will also visit one or more team garages on this tour with the crew members explaining the various technologies central to F1 Racing.

The tour groups are small and intimate so you have lots of opportunity to ask questions.

Paddock Club Party with F1® Legend

Enjoy the smart elegance of the F1® Paddock Club situated directly over the start/finish line. During this fun and social occasion, you will get to meet an F1® driver or legend and enjoy superb food prepared by world-renowned Paddock Club chefs complimented by the beer and wine bars. An exciting feature is the racing-inspired interactive elements that are hosted in the Paddock Club that will get your adrenalin running for a weekend of non-stop racing action.

Podium Photo Op

Put yourself at the pinnacle of Formula 1® by standing atop of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix F1 Podium, the site of some many historic celebrations by the greats of F1. Take the perfect photo opportunity with the race trophy to commemorate and complete your F1® Experience. Bound to be popular with your friends on social media.

Guided Paddock Access

The Guided paddock access takes you right into the hub of the Yas Marina race weekend. You will be walking past the team’s hospitality venues and command centres within the Paddock, whilst being guided by a highly knowledgeable F1® Experiences member of staff. This unprecedented access is available to a select few with Legend tickets.

NOTE: A sign-up system will be used for guests to get Paddock Access.

Podium Ceremony Access

A place on the winner’s podium is the target for all Formula 1® drivers and constructors. Now it can be experienced to guests who purchase our Ultimate Legend and Legend Abu Dhabi F1 tickets. In a prime location below the podium, F1® Experiences guests will have a roped off section just for them to view the prestigious ceremony at the end of the Grand Prix.