Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2021 Events Guidelines and Recommendations

Top Quote The Yas Marina Circuit of Abu Dhabi is set to host the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix of 2021, from 9 December to 12 December. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 10, 2021 - The Yas Marina Circuit of Abu Dhabi is set to host the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix of 2021, from 9 December to 12 December. Besides the Formula 1 races, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will also be hosting numerous other events, including both on-track and off-track events. The visitors can expect loads of entertainment on all days of the event, apart from the Formula 1 races. Also, keeping in mind the COVID-19 safety protocols and government guidelines, the Yas Marina Circuit has made a few changes to the seating capacity, ticket bookings, and other aspects that the visitors would need to take note of.

    1. Formula 1
    - The 72nd FIA Formula 1 World Championship at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will have races on 10, 11, and 12 December. On 10 December, there will be the practice rounds; on 11 December, there will be a practice round followed by the qualifier rounds, and on 12 December, the final race will take place.
    - Due to the safety guidelines, this year there will be no ‘meet and greet’ with the Formula 1 drivers.
    - There will be no Pit Lane Walk this time due to restrictions. The visitors will get to experience the Track Walk, wherein they will be able to walk the whole Yas Marina Race Track and take a look at the place where the drivers will compete to win.

    2. Tickets and Bookings
    - This year, due to the restrictions, the visitors will not be able to choose their seats in Grandstand and will be allotted pre-assigned seats as per their F1 tickets.
    - If someone plans on visiting in a group of ten or fewer people, they have been recommended to book all the tickets together so as to get adjacent seats for the whole group. Similarly, if multiple F1 tickets are purchased in the same transaction, they will automatically be assigned adjacent seats, based on availability.
    - The visitors can book F1 tickets for one, two, or three days, as per their choice of days on which they want to attend the Formula 1 races and the other Grand Prix events.
    - To book their tickets to view Formula 1 and other races, the visitors can select from eight different venues of the Yas Marina Circuit. These venues are - the Abu Dhabi Hill, the Marina Grandstand, the South Grandstand, the North Grandstand, the West Grandstand, the Main Grandstand, the Trackside Terrace, and the Paddock Club.
    - All these venues have different ticket prices, based on their offerings and their position in the Yas Marina Circuit. Each venue also has a separate Oasis area assigned, which will be the venue for off-track and after-race events, along with stands for food and beverage and official Formula 1 merchandise.
    - Every ticket will also give the visitors access to one of the after-race concerts. The one-day ticket holders will get access to the concert happening on the same night, and two and three-day ticket holders will get to choose the concert to attend on one of the nights from their booked days.

    3. Attendance, Capacity, and COVID-Safety Regulations
    - Due to the COVID-19 restrictions and government guidelines, the Yas Marina Circuit will be holding the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with limited seating and not at full capacity.
    - Children from 0 to 12 years of age will not require any COVID testing in order to enter the circuit. Children of 13 to 15 years of age will require a negative COVID-19 report, which should be obtained 48 hours prior to their admission into the event. People of age 16 years and above have to be fully vaccinated, will need an Al Hosn Green Pass, and will also require a negative COVID-19 report obtained 48 hours prior to their admission into the event.
    - The visitors will also be required to wear face masks unless they are enjoying food and beverages.
    - The venues have been designed in a way that the visitors can follow social distancing protocols while also being able to move freely in their assigned stands and Oasis areas.
    - The venues at Yas Marina Circuit will also have free hand-sanitizing stations.

    4. Concerts and Off-track Action
    - The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix of 2021 will be hosting four Yasalam After-Race Concerts, one on each night, from 9 to 12 December.
    - The concerts of 10, 11, and 12 December can be accessed by one-day ticket holders. The concert of Thursday night, 9 December, can be accessed by two and three-day ticket holders.
    - The concerts will feature some of the most famous artists in the world. Two of the artists have been announced on the social media pages of Yas Marina Circuit - American singer Khalid will perform at the Thursday night concert, and Scottish singer Lewis Capaldi will perform at the Saturday night concert. The remaining two artists are yet to be announced; the announcement will be made on Yas Marina Circuit’s official social media pages.
    - Each F1 ticket only gives access to one after-race concert. To attend multiple concerts, the visitors can purchase multiple F1 tickets that align with their desired concert nights.

    5. Other Races
    - Besides the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, visitors will also get to enjoy the races of the Formula 2 World Championship and the races of the FIA Formula 4 UAE, which will take place on the same weekend.

    More details regarding Formula 1 and other events have been provided on the official website of Yas Marina Circuit or please visit: Also, the information and updates regarding any changes, cancellations or other issues will be posted on the website.

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