Tickets for the 2012 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which runs November 2nd-4th, have gone on go sale globally.
Now in its fourth year, it is anticipated that the weekend will again host a sell-out crowd with 50,000 spectators gathering at Yas Marina Circuit to watch the excitement.
Importantly, this year will feature a significantly expanded programme of on-and-off track activities dovetailing a raft of city-wide entertainment.
“We work very hard to raise the bar every year,” said Richard Cregan, chief executive, Yas Marina Circuit.
“For 2012, we are offering new ticketing and entertainment options that allow spectators to customise their weekend experience based on their needs and interests.”
Race-goers are being offered a variety of seating and hospitality upgrades available for the first time, allowing them to tailor-make their race weekend experience – including Marina Club and South Club upgrades.
On the corporate sales front, Yas Viceroy Hotel Private Suites & Terrace Tickets and Marina Grandstand Boxes are available again.
In addition to a new ticket structure released today, Yas Marina Circuit, the Grand Prix organiser, has teamed up with Etihad Airways, the award-winning national airline of the UAE, to deliver a series of all-inclusive flight, hotel and race weekend packages to entice regional and international motor sport fans and international leisure and entertainment seekers. Full details of these and all other available packages can be found here.
Beyond the on-track action, F1 ticket holders will be able to enjoy a wider entertainment programme in the Oasis areas behind the Grandstands, while the Yasalam after-race concerts of world class acts will once again draw F1 ticket holders to the neighbouring Yas Arena after the days’ on-track action.
Previous Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekends have seen world-class acts such as Sir Paul McCartney, Beyoncé, Kings of Leon, Aerosmith, Britney Spears and Linkin Park perform to crowds in excess of 30,000 per night.
With free concerts on the Corniche, celebration events taking place across the city, and plans under way for more exclusive F1 ticket-holder only entertainment, Abu Dhabi is gearing up once more for an action packed F1 week.