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Everything you need to know about the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2018 tickets

  • Sport
  • By Ashleigh Simmons
  • Published 23 February 2018
  • Published 23 February 2018

The last event in the Formula One calendar, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, is a motorsport extravaganza that all petrol heads surely shouldn’t miss out on. Winged Boots has got you covered with fantastic packages from £1099 but we thought we should let you know exactly what kind of ticket is the best one for your racing needs. From admiring the action from Abu Dhabi Hill to adding a touch of luxury with a hospitality upgrade, we guarantee that the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be an utterly unforgettable experience. So, if you’re at a loss as to which tickets have the best view of the track, a complimentary brunch or access to the post-race concerts, keep reading and you’ll be in the heart of the action faster than you can say “start your engines” … 

"We’ve provided the lowdown on the 13 different ticket categories for the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix"

General Admission: Abu Dhabi Grand Hill 

Included in our fantastic package starting from £999 per person, the Abu Dhabi Grand Hill tickets covers all three days of the exciting races including access to the fantastic post-race concerts on Saturday and Sunday headlined by Sam Smith and Guns ‘N Roses respectively. This open-grass seating area allows visitors to enjoy some of the best action on the track, watching the drivers speed from Turn 2 to Turn 6 with views of the circuit’s longest straight. Here, there are an abundance of food and beverage outlets as well as a jumbo live television feed. Oh, and don’t forget to arrive early in order to scout out a spot on the grass and set up camp for the day!

Marina Grandstand 

Panoramic views, anyone? The Marina Grandstand stretches along the perimeter of the iconic high-speed straight with perfect vistas of the sparkling surrounding Marina. What’s more, you’ll have an outstanding view of the cars storming out of the chicane at Turns 8 and 9, fire past your grandstand, sweep past the yachts and fly past the glamorous Yas Viceroy Hotel. If you opt for the three-day Marina Grandstand concert you’ll also gain access to all the entertainment Oasis areas around the circuit including the Yas Marina Yacht Club, the F1 Village, the post-race concerts and the Public Pit Lane Walk on Thursday.

West Grandstand

The West Grandstand is the perfect place to enjoy views of the circuit’s longest straight and the South chicane. You’ll be immersed in the action at this crucial overtaking section, witnessing when any cars miss their braking point and veer onto the run-off area that’s located directly under the grandstand. Here you’ll also be able to take full advantage of Abu Dhabi’s unobstructed layout, experiencing views of the Main Straight and the final two turns across the field. West Grandstand three-day tickets also include access to all the entertainment Oasis areas around the circuit including the Yas Marina Yacht Club, the F1 Village, the post-race concerts and the Public Pit Lane Walk on Thursday.

South Grandstand 

Ideal if you’re after a birds-eye-view of the entire circuit and the track’s Marina area, South Grandstand is located in a brilliant spot to witness the spectacular overtaking. After the cars exit the straight, from your seat you’ll be able to see them weave through the chicane at Turns 11 and 12 before accelerating at top speed out of Turn 14, circle around the yachts at Yas Marina before disappearing under the Yas Viceroy Hotel. Oh, and if you’re an avid photographer, this is one of the best spots in the stadium to capture perfect shots of the festivities.

North Grandstand  

One of the best spots to revel in the sights of the entire circuit, the North Grandstand is directly in front of the famous Ferrari World theme park so in between races you can sneak a peek behind you to admire the world’s fastest rollercoaster, Formula Rossa, which reaches an incredible 240 kilometres an hour. Seats in the North Grandstand provide an excellent view as far as Turn 3, the chicanes at Turns 5 and 6 as well as the hairpin and the huge straight. This is the place to be if you want to witness the complete glory of the F1 car’s impressive performance from high-speed cornering to heavy braking as well as full throttle acceleration.

Main Grandstand 

The electric atmosphere doesn’t get any better than it does at the Main Grandstand. Without a doubt one of the liveliest stands in the circuit, dedicated petrolheads will be fascinated to see the overview of the pit lane where the evolution of pit strategies and the mechanics of the cars come to life. As well as the thrilling pre-race grid preparations, you’ll also get a perfect view of the dramatic race start and see the winner take the chequered flag before celebrating their victory on the podium – a victory of which you’ll have track access to in order to watch the celebrations.

Grand Prix Brunch 

It’s no secret that Friday brunch is a pretty big deal in the UAE so why not get your fill while enjoying the practice sessions before the big race? This extravagant Grand Prix Brunch package takes place in the Marina Grandstand Building whereby premium food and beverages are at your disposal on the balcony. Services include an international lunch buffet with live cooking stations, internationalist mixologists, live entertainment and full entertainment access including the post-race concerts on Thursday and Friday.

North Lounge

You’re in for a weekend full of excitement at the North Lounge! Here you’ll enjoy the Yas Marina action from your balcony top-level seat while also getting to relax in the gorgeous air-conditioned glass-fronted lounge between sessions. The lounge package includes access to the Signature Lounge and Bar, shaded reserved seating in an outside balcony, full entertainment in the Oasis Areas around the circuit and access to the post-race concerts on the days of your ticket.

Al Jood Main Yas Suites 

Located on the upper floor of the Main Grandstand, the Al Jood Main Yas Suites offer some of the best views of the action throughout the weekend. This luxurious experience includes access to private, air-conditioned suites, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, an Asian and European/Arabic themed buffet, access to all entertainment Oasis Areas and all the post-race concerts. Guests should note that there is no service of alcohol in the Al Jood Main Yas Suites. This package is similar to the Yas Suites whereby all the above is included as well as private security, reserved seating on the second level of the Grandstands and access to the Thursday Public Pit Lane Walk.

Marsa Suites 

Fancy indulging in the best of the best? The Marsa Suites provide top-class catering and outstanding services in a highly luxurious environment while featuring a dedicated balcony area to watch the races from. The ideal place for entertaining corporate clients or enjoying the Grand Prix with a large group of family and friends, you’ve got one of the top seats in the house from here. Services included are: arrival canapés, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, afternoon tea, live international cooking stations and a pre-race dinner. Not to mention you’ll receive access to the entertainment Oasis areas and admission to the Thursday, Saturday and Sunday post-race concerts.

Formula One Paddock Club 

Welcome to the club… with top-notch views of the circuit, access-all-areas when it comes to entertainment and hospitality that will send you dizzy with pleasure, the Formula One Paddock is the perfect Abu Dhabi Grand Prix experience from start to finish. This exclusive VIP Package is truly astonishing and is renowned for being the crème de la crème of sport hospitality in the world. This is why you’ll find a plethora of celebrities, drivers and team members for a weekend of pure legendary exclusivity. You’ll be located directly above the pit lane for panoramic views of the entire circuit including the start and finish lines and the winner’s triumph atop the podium. Other benefits include all-day refreshments, an open bar with champagne, gourmet world dining with fine wines, an exclusive tour of the pit lanes, VIP access to the Support Race Paddock and unique entertainment.

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Paddock Club

A unique brand of hospitality, with the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Paddock Club you’ll have the opportunity to experience everything from luxurious catering to the best views of the track and even get to meet with the teams and drivers. Truly unforgettable for every motorsport fan, the suite is located directly above the team garages for a brilliant view of the starting grid action and the start/finish straight. You’ll also be able to follow along the action on the HD video wall as well as listen to commentary, team radio and garage action. Services with this fantastic package include all-day dining and refreshments created by renowned international chefs, an open bar with champagne, wine, beer and Red Bull, music provided by an in-house DJ, exclusive access to the drivers, a scheduled garage tour and an Aston Martin Red Bull Racing gift bag. Sound like a bit of you? We thought so!

Can’t wait to be in the midst of the biggest Formula One event of the year? Click here to get all the information you need on our exclusive package starting from £1099 or simply call 0203 816 0985 to kick-start the booking process. You’ll be in the winner’s circle in no time! 

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