The last race of the 2023 F1 season, will see Yas Island once again host the season finale
With the race for tickets at an all-time high, fans need to act quickly to guarantee their tickets and avail exclusive early bird discounts of up to 20% off on a number of ticket categories
Ticket holders will for the first time get complimentary access to their choice of one of Yas Island’s award-winning adventure parks, as well as the award winning on and off track action.
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3 February 2023: Ahead of the start of the 2023 Formula 1 season, Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management (ADMM) has announced tickets are on sale for the 15th edition of the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX 2023.
The 23rd and final race of the F1 season will take place from 23-26 November at Yas Marina Circuit, closing out the longest season in the sport’s history. The #AbuDhabiGP weekend, spread across four days will see a unique line-up of incredible sport on track, complemented with a world-class line-up of entertainment and hospitality experiences across the Yas Island circuit.
Following a record-breaking #AbuDhabiGP weekend in 2022 that saw the largest ever crowds attend, and to reward loyal fans, organisers have confirmed that early ticket purchasers will avail the ‘early bird’ discount of up to 20 per cent off selected tickets whilst availability lasts. The event has already seen unprecedented demand for 2023 tickets, and those looking to attend should act quickly to avoid disappointment.
Tickets for the 2022 edition saw record-breaking sales, with tickets selling out faster than ever before. This year will see not only a thrilling finish to the longest-ever F1 season and stunning twists in the Formula 2 and Formula 4 support categories, but also an incredible line-up of global music superstars and a range of world-class hospitality experiences across the four-day weekend.
In addition to gaining access to their respective day at the circuit, #AbuDhabiGP 2023 ticket holders also get to enjoy the evening’s concert as well as free entry to one of Yas Island’s fun-filled adventure parks, including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, or Seaworld Abu Dhabi, with the offer running across the #AbuDhabiGP weekend from 22nd to 27th November for ticket holders.
Saif Al Noaimi, CEO, Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management, said: “It is a proud day as we announce that tickets for the 15th edition of the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX are on sale, earlier than ever before. Following a record-breaking 2022, which saw record crowds attend the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, we were thrilled to witness the demand for tickets from our international fanbase, and the start of the season presents a unique opportunity to ensure our fans locally and from around the world are able to purchase their tickets and plan for the season ahead.”
“For 2023, we were delighted to work closely with our partners and neighbours on Yas Island to introduce a number of benefits for race goers, to help build the ultimate Yas Island destination experience. They will get access to an incredible After-Race Concert at Etihad Park and a day at one of the Island’s world-class adventure parks, alongside four days of racing at their Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, all as part of the ticket. There will be more to announce over the coming weeks so stay tuned. With a record-setting demand for tickets to 2023’s race, we encourage fans to secure their seat at the region’s biggest and best sporting and entertainment weekend soon.”
Antonoaldo Neves, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Airways, added: “As title sponsor of the most exciting race in the Formula 1 calendar - the season finale - we’re thrilled and honoured with the sell-out success of 2022 and look forward to helping even more fans to journey to the UAE to enjoy the race this year. We’ll connect Formula 1 racing fans from more than 60 Etihad destinations with the UAE’s capital, for what is sure to be another spectacular weekend. The Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix brings an electrifying atmosphere to Abu Dhabi and as the national airline, we are thrilled to welcome so many visitors to our home."
Rashed Al Omaira, Chief Commercial Officer at Aldar Development, said: “As a long-term partner of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, we are excited to once again host the final race of the F1 season at the iconic Yas Marina Circuit. Yas Island has become a unique destination and a regular host to world-class sporting showcases, which reinforces Abu Dhabi’s position as an ideal destination and global partner to high-profile events. At Aldar, we take pride in promoting the UAE as a great place to live, work, and visit and look forward to welcoming motorsport fans from all over the world back to Abu Dhabi later this year.”
Hatem Dowidar, GCEO of e& said: “As an official partner of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, we look forward to enhancing the visitor experience by bringing our latest cutting-edge digital innovations to the thousands of motorsports fans that attend this highly anticipated event. The partnership provides us with a global platform to showcase our dedication to digitally empowering individuals and organizations to drive transformative change. This year's Grand Prix will be an unforgettable experience as we bring our innovative digital solutions to the forefront with a series of immersive activations. As pioneers in enhancing customer experience and creating value for businesses worldwide, we are committed to continuously enhancing lives and driving positive impact.”
Following the introduction of fan-favourite experiences across race weekend, including the new North Straight Grandstand and Deck at Nine, which runs along the Marsa South Corner, there are a range of flexible choices for race goers to maximise their weekend at this year’s #AbuDhabiGP. This includes the popular ‘multi-grandstand’ and ‘multi-Yas Suite’ ticket, where guests have the choice of experiencing different parts of the venue across Race Weekend.
Guests can choose to upgrade their weekend experiences in a number of ways, from Golden Circle upgrades that allow them to get front-row access to the Yasalam performances, through to premium parking and a wide array of premium hospitality packages.
With more exciting announcements to come, fans can find more information on how to secure their seat at the region’s biggest sports and entertainment event at: www.yasmarinacircuit.com
Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management (ADMM), with its head office at Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, has created unique, world class experiences across Abu Dhabi since 2009.
ADMM have promoted and delivered globally significant events, the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Grand Prix, alongside over 400 events a year across motorsports, health and fitness, entertainment and major corporate conferences. The company also delivers a significant programme of motorsport retail experiences for business and consumer audiences at Yas Marina Circuit across the year. This combined experience means that ADMM has a region-leading team with expertise in event marketing, communications, promotions and project management.
Such talent firmly positions ADMM as a leader in sports management. The company is now seeking to diversify into activities and strategic ventures beyond Yas Marina Circuit in order to build towards a broader long-term vision aligned with its partners and stakeholders in Abu Dhabi.
ABOUT YAS MARINA CIRCUIT
Yas Marina Circuit is the United Arab Emirates’ most exciting sporting and entertainment multi-purpose venue. Located on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the circuit is home to the annual FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX and much more. In addition to the extensive year-round program of professional and grassroots motorsport events and experiences including Drag and Yas Track Nights, the circuit has emerged as a thriving hub for entertainment and community events in the UAE.
Yas Marina Circuit is also a champion of sustainability in motorsports, receiving the Three-Star Environmental Certification from the FIA, the governing body’s highest recognition of sustainability. The award is an acknowledgement of the circuit’s long-standing commitment to environmental management with the objective of standing with Formula One in becoming Net-Zero Carbon by 2030.
As the region’s most technologically advanced facility, the circuit is also a leading MICE venue, regularly hosting a diverse range of corporate meetings, conferences, and events. Whether you want to experience the thrill of karting at our Kartzone, driving an Aston Martin GT4 at over 200km/hour on an F1 circuit, work towards your racing license at the Yas Racing School, get fit at TrainYas, participate in one of our many sporting events, or simply catch up with friends at Yas Central, Yas Marina Circuit truly is The Meeting Place of Champions.