Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, 21 November, 2017: While the on-track action at the 2017 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX will grab the attention of the 60,000 capacity crowd, away from the track Yas Marina Circuit will also be offering plenty of entertainment and activities for the whole family throughout its four Oasis areas.
F1® Fanzone visitors will be able to get close to their favourite teams atThursday’s Public Pit Lane Walk and access to drivers with the daily autograph sessions starting Thursday 23rd November. Other highlights include the new F1® Driver Fan Forum, F1® GameZone, live music, dance performances, street theatre, Art@YAS, pampering pit stop, barber station as well as the all-new ‘Free Fall 46’ adrenaline experience, plus much more.
West Oasis kicks off on Friday 24th November with live performances from dance troupe MD Productions, popping dancer Marquese ‘Non Stop’ Scott, six-piece band Girl Talk and street theatre performers Street Scenarios. Race goers can also chill out in the Palm Garden, while the Hammock Houses provide a place to relax amongst the hustle and bustle of the track activity.
South Oasis area will be filled with fun, colourful seating areas, and a chance to play interactive games and enjoy tunes from some of the region’s best DJs playing everything from 80s Rock to Motown to British Indie classics.
North Oasis area is the place to find all things Abu Dhabi – past, present and future – in the Heritage Village, where visitors can discover the local culture, as well as food, entertainment and art.
Yas KartZone will also be open throughout the race weekend, exclusively to F1® ticket holders.
For those that want to experience the rush of the iconic F1® Circuit for themselves, for the first time ever, ticket holders can experience YAS Hot Lapsof the track in a Jaguar F-TYPE (AED200) or Radical SST (AED250). Those that purchase a Golden Circle Upgrade for the Yasalam After-Race Concerts on that day will be eligible for a complimentary track experience.
The YAS Hot Laps are also available to purchase on the day, please check the Yas Marina Circuit website for restrictions as well as terms and conditions.
For foodies, there will be a wide variety of restaurants serving a variety of international and regional cuisine across all Oasis areas. F1® ticketholders in the F1® Fanzone, South, West and North Grandstands will have access to variety of hot foods, vegetarian foods, international flavours, snacks and beverages gardens.
In addition, all Grandstands will have a variety of snack bars and hawkers from which you can purchase a range of food and beverages while you watch the action on the track.
To make some lasting memories, visitors can visit the Yas Central Express stands in the F1® Fanzone and each Oasis area to purchase a variety of Yas Marina Circuit and Formula 1TM related merchandise and memorabilia, including apparel, ear protection and souvenirs. Race goers can also purchase merchandise ready to be signed at the autograph signing sessions too.
Al Tareq Al Ameri, CEO of Yas Marina Circuit, said: “One of the things that makes Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend at Yas Marina Circuit stand out is the four full days of varied attractions and activities in our Oasis areas. With visitors from more than 170 countries, we aim to cater to as many different tastes and interests as possible – from the passionate motorsport fan to families with children, to those wanting to enjoy a full day of different entertainment”.
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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. 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 StartYAS, TrainYas orGoYas, 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.