The 2013 Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (November 1-3, Yas Marina Circuit) features an expanded entertainment programme and a greater number of ticket categories that start at AED 365 (US $100) per person.
Among the new categories are family ticket packages, a Friday Brunch Ticket, an Abu Dhabi Hill General Admission Ticket, as well as exclusive options including the Yas Trackside Terrace and the Yas Marina Tower. Visitors and residents can also buy a Yas Pass, which extends the fun of the F1™ weekend to include access to neighbouring Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.
Support races confirmed for the race weekend include the GP2 and GP3 Series, as well as the Porsche Supercup. In addition to the thrilling motorsport action on-track, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ticket holders enjoy exclusive access to an inclusive and interactive entertainment programme in the Oasis areas behind the Yas Marina Circuit grandstands.
Also exclusive to ticket holders are the Yasalam After-Race Concerts held at du Arena.
Thu, Oct 31: Trio of Arab music superstars
Amr Diab, the biggest selling Arab recording artist of all time, award-winning Emirati artist Hussain Al Jassmi and three times world music award winner Lebanese superstar Elissa will curtain raise the Yasalam After-Race Concerts.
Fri, Nov 1: JAY Z
International mega star JAY Z - one of world's most influential entertainers - will play in Abu Dhabi as part of his successful Magna Carter World Tour.
Sat, Nov 2: Muse
Renowned for highly theatrical, energetic, extravagant performances and fusion music of progressive and alternative rock, heavy metal, classical and electronica, the UK multi-platinum Grammy winners will perform hits from their Hysteria, Time is Running Out, Uprising, The 2nd Law, Madness and Supremacy albums.
Sun, Nov 3: Depeche Mode
UK electronic music legends will deliver this year’s Yasalam After-Race Concerts stunning finale. Depeche Mode has sold over 100 million records worldwide with 13 top 10 albums in the UK charts. The trio is best known for hits such as Just Can’t Get Enough and Enjoy The Silence.
The Yasalam festival runs for a month before the race weekend, and features free concerts and community events taking place across Abu Dhabi.
Tickets are available via www.yasmarinacircuit.ae
, by calling 800 YAS (927) or +971 2 659 9800, and at selected Etihad Airways Shops and Virgin Megastores.