Now in its eighth spectacular year, the 2016 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be returning to the iconic Yas Marina Circuit. Taking place on November 25, 26 and 27, the world’s only twilight race will be the last of the 2016 season, and could potentially decide the prestigious F1 driver’s championship title once again.
This year, organisers are looking to reward those Formula 1 fans who buy their tickets early. Introducing its new dynamic purchasing offers for the 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the message to race goers is ‘buy early for the best prices’.
Those booking before May 31 will be eligible for the 30 percent discount – the largest offered to date, while people buying between June 1 and July 31 will be offered a 20 percent discount.
Rihanna to Headline Yasalam
Performing #InAbuDhabi, on Sunday 27th November, as the only Middle East date on her ‘ANTI WORLD TOUR’, the icon of music, fashion and entertainment, Rihanna, continues to break records and set trends with her musical style and intrinsic collaborative genius. Her recent collaboration with Drake - ‘Work’ received numerous milestones. The top-selling digital artist of all time and with 59 million albums sold, the fan love is in no shortage and sure to follow the 8-time Grammy Award winning performer as she greets the Yasalam After-Race crowd in Abu Dhabi.
Pitbull “Mr. Worldwide” will take to the du Arena stage will kick off the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend on Thursday, November 24th, with a performance of his global number one-selling hits. The American rapper, who recorded We Are One (Ole Ola), the official theme of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, will add to this year’s already packed F1® entertainment experience with the Yasalam Thursday night After-Race Concert on Yas Island.
He will be followed by legendary duo The Chemical Brothers on Friday, November 25th. World-renowned legends of electronic music will take to the du Arena stage for fans to witness how they have redefined the idea of live electronic music over the past two decades. Four time Grammy award winners, their infectious anthems have also garnered a Brit Award and MTV Europe Music Award. Added to their accolades are six number one albums and 13 top 20 singles. Known for producing an unmatched live experience, race ticket holders are sure to enjoy the weekend with a visually stunning, full live performance.
And on Saturday, November 26th, Global superstar Lionel Richie will take to the du Arena stage as part of the Yasalam After-Race Concerts brought to you by du Live! In an unprecedented career spanning almost 50 years that has seen 100 million albums sold worldwide, the Oscar-winning, five-time Grammy winner has also received the American Music Award 16 times as well as a Golden Globe. His timeless story from The Commodores to his ten-album solo catalogue is what attracts fans to see him perform.
Yasalam, the largest city-wide entertainment festival and musical experience run by any international race host city, marks its return for the eighth year also. Produced by FLASH Entertainment, the festival's evolution will see even more exhilarating performances and unforgettable memories for fans in 2016.
Race ticket holders will again receive a unique package of value-added benefits through 'Y1 Access', which includes two complimentary invitations to the Thursday After-Race Concert, two Friends Friday invitations for the first 15,000 UAE-based race ticket buyers, and selected After-Race Concert Golden Circle upgrades.
Race ticket holders can also benefit from a 20 per cent discount on General Admission tickets, plus discounts offered on selected FLASH events.
Those looking for a world-class culinary experience won’t be disappointed, as this year’s corporate hospitality products will tantalise even the most discerning taste buds and party loving individual ticket holders can look forward to one of the best brunches on offer in the capital.
Continuing its commitment to immersing race goers in a 360-degree digital and interactive experience, Yas Marina Circuit will publish the updated version of its YasHUB smartphone app today. The new, improved 2016 edition is available to download with even richer content than before, allowing visitors to plan every element of their race weekend and stay up to date with the latest race news and information.
Tickets are available online at www.yasmarinacircuit.com and through the Yas Marina Circuit Call Centre (800 927) or +971 (0) 2 659 9800, as well as through all Etihad Shops and Virgin Megastores, Yas Central Express stand at Yas Mall, and through the YasHUB smartphone app and its Facebook shop: www.facebook.com/yasmarinacircuit
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