How to Watch the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2016 like Royalty

grandstandThe Formula One season has kick off with the Australian GP but for the avid fan, you can’t help but look forward to other races. The Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2016 will be one of the greatest races to watch this year because not only is it the season ender, but also because predictions are that the title might go down to the line.  There is a rejuvenated Nico Rosberg angling to upset Lewis Hamilton’s dominance of the sport, but then Sebastian Vettel has already indicated Ferrari is up for the title challenge.

Well, to get the best of the action at the Yas Marina, you have to book the best seats. After all, the Abu Dhabi GP offers more than the track thrill with its prestigious hospitality packages and an amazing panorama. Here are some viewing tickets you must look out for if you want to enjoy the ultimate F1 experience at the Yas Marina:

Abu-Dhabi-Paddock-Club1.       Formula One Paddock

If you have been to the race before, you definitely spotted the pit building where this air-conditioned club is located. It offers a serene air-conditioned viewing point with VIP track access, exquisitely selected foods and beverages, open bar, one off-site parking if you buy 3 VIP tickets, and of course the chance to mingle with VIP guests.

2.       Infiniti Red Bull Racing Paddock

If you want to have a prestigious F1 experience in the city, then the Infiniti Red Bull Racing paddock located above the team garages is the place to be. With prime viewing, pit lane walks, gourmet dining, daily driver appearances, team gift bag, paddock club DJ, VIP parking, on-screen viewing among other features, you will have a fantastic time in Abu Dhabi and you will always look forward to returning.

3.       Yas Viceroy

A visit to the Yas Marina would not be complete without spending some time in the Yas Viceroy. The iconic hotel is located at the centre of the circuit making it the ideal viewing location. The hospitality suite located on the 5th floor gives you the most fantastic view of the cars as you will get a 180 degree view of the cars. No second of the action will pass you by. You will also get access to the after-parties in the city and of course the hospitality extends to buffet lunch and dinner, champagne, fine wines and other beverages.

4.       Motorsport Clubs

If you want to enjoy some fun and watch the races, you can upgrade your South, West or North Grandstand ticket to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Club. There are fantastic facilities including gaming areas, large-screen TVs showing the circuit action, access to after-race concerts in the Oasis, A la carte menu and so much more. It is the best place to hang out with family and friends away from the crowds.

There is so much more that will be happening at the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2016 and you must make sure you have no other engagement on November 27th.

2016 F1 Dates

Here is the Calendar for the 2016 Grand Prix season

20 March: Melbourne, Australia
3 April: Bahrain, Bahrain
17 April: Shanghai, China
1 May: Sochi, Russia
15 May: Barcelona, Spain
29 May: Monte Carlo, Monaco
12 June: Montreal, Canada
19 June: Baku, Azerbaijan*
3 July: Spielberg, Austria
10 July: Silverstone, United Kingdom
24 July: Budapest, Hungary
31 July: Hockenheim, Germany
28 August: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
4 September: Monza, Italy
18 September: Singapore
2 October: Sepang, Malaysia
9 October: Suzuka, Japan
23 October: Austin, USA**
30 October: Mexico City, Mexico
13 November: Sao Paulo, Brazil
27 November: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Why You Should Attend The Monaco Grand Prix

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Have you ever wondered why out all the Grand Prix venue, Monaco is the most popular and the one venue where everyone dies to visit? Well, the answer is simple, the Monaco Grand Prix is held in one of the most idyllic settings with the picturesque Mediterranean for a backdrop and beautiful circuits. This event is considered one of the most prestigious, matched only by the Indianapolis 500 and Le Mans 24 hours. This race is considered by many to be part of the motorsport triple crown. Here are some of the reasons why race drivers and spectators alike all dream about participating in this particular event.

The Country Itself

Monaco is the second smallest country in the world. It is located in the South Eastern part of France near the French Riviera. It is home to some of the richest people in the world, and this affluence can be seen through the clubs, casinos, high-end boutiques and everything else that money can buy. There are also apartments and hotels that boast million-dollar views, thus being the perfect accommodation for sports tourists. This makes the country a perfect host for the most popular motorsport event in the world.

The Track

Circuit_de_Monaco_19731Of course, the venue would not be perfect if the track was not as intriguing as the surroundings. The Monaco street circuit is famous for being the slowest and the most difficult to maneuver. The circuit twists and snakes its way around the city of Monaco, challenging most of the drivers with the tight corners, the many extremely challenging changes in elevation and the world famous tunnel. Nothing matches the euphoria of watching or participating in a race on this street circuit.

Illustrious History


This year will mark the 73rd successful running of the Grand Prix Monaco. The first formula one race in the city took place in 1929. The first race was won by a man who had previously worked as a special operations executive in France during the First World War. The most amazing thing about the race was the man drove a Bugatti 35B. There have been many other winners of the popular race; some of the most popular of these winners include Ayrton Senna, who won six titles at the event. Five of these wins were consecutive.

These are a few of the things that make the race one of the most prestigious in the world. Of course, there are many current champions that have tasted the win at Monaco. Some of these people include Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Fernando Alonso, and Jenson Button among others. As you can see, winning at this event can be compared to acquiring a formula one racing god status. To the people that attend the events, the need to be part of the rich and beautiful history that is the Monaco Grand Prix is the main reason they take part in the event. In case you want attend this year’s event, you can purchase tickets and be part of the fun.

All About Formula 1: Grand Prix


The Formula One is a version of auto racing that is very popular around the world. It is one of, if not the highest class of automobile racing in the entire world. The Formula One initially started in 1950 with its inaugural season and continues to be a sport to this day that hosts over a million fans worldwide. Let us take a closer look at what makes this sport just so popular.

Formula One, after starting in 1950, took millions of fans out of their seats. It is one of the fastest races in the world. The race hosts cars that are specifically tuned for formula racing and the drivers are the only people in the car. That’s right, the car only has one seat, that is now situated in the middle of the vehicle, (before 1952 the engine was situated at the front).


Formula One is a motor sport that also has subdivisions for races. Grand Prix, which is French for great prizes, are races set in different geographical locations around the world. The races take place on purpose-built tracks and also circuits that utilise public roads. This creates a wonderful atmosphere that many people are driven to.

One thing a person needs to know before attending a Formula One Grand Prix is the fact that these events can be exceptionally loud. In fact, fans are required to wear ear plugs when the race has begun. This is because the cars travel at speeds greater than three hundred kilometers per hour using engines resembling the jet engines one will find in airplanes.

The single-seat automobiles in several of the Grand Prix of Formula One include car makes such as Mercedez-Benz, Ferrari, Porsche, Ford, Lotus, BMW Motorsports, McLaren, Honda, and others.

The Formula One race is not your everyday automobile race. There is quite a bit of strategy involved in this race. Even before the race begins, drivers must qualify for a race. This is similar to a practice session, where the driver makes a few laps around a track. The usual method of qualifying requires the driver to drive around a track and set a time. The driver then has a few opportunities to beat the time they have just set. Usually, there is a certain time that a driver has to either make or beat. Each time is dependent on the track itself. If the driver is able to beat the time set by officials, then the driver has qualified for the Grand Prix. If they driver does not beat the set time, then they do not qualify for the Grand Prix.

Overall, the Formula One Grand Prix is a motorsport that is quite famous and known around the world. It features single-seat automobiles of the highest-class that are driven by professionals who race each other for a certain prize.


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