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2014 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX @ Yas Marina Circuit on November 21, 22, 23 2014
Entering its 6th year, the 2014 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD ARWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX is back this 21st, 22nd, 23rd November. With more choice than ever before, Middle East’s biggest event is set to be the standout sporting event of the year. With a range of new packages available, the Grand Prix weekend offers an unparalleled social and sporting experience.
The FORMULA 1 ETIHAD ARWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX has fast established itself as one of the most spectacular races on the F1 calendar. Hosted at Yas Marina Circuit since its inauguration in 2009, the race is among the latest additions to the F1 calendar and has rapidly grown in popularity to become one of the most anticipated annual racing events. As the only twilight race on the calendar, fans can experience the magic of a day night race in a marina track setting.
Five unique grandstands to choose from Three support races; GP2, GP3 and Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Four After-Race Concerts featuring world-class entertainment
To mark the 6th anniversary of Formula 1? in Abu Dhabi, this year?s Yasalam After-Race Concerts, for 2014 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD ARWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX ticket holders only, will run for four nights and feature a stellar line-up.
The weekend circuit action starts with the training on Friday, 21 November, on to the qualifying on Saturday, 22 November, culminating in the race on Sunday, 23 November.
Race and After Race Concerts @ Du Arena
The fun doesn’t stop on the race tracks, as the F1 weekend is an all-encompassing entertainment extravaganza, and the official after race concerts are one of the most anticipated part of the entire happening.
Thursday, November 2o
Yas Marina Circuit gates open, Yas Kartzone and F1 Village gates opens. Public Pit Lane Walk.
Arab music superstars @ Du Arena
Tamer Hosny, Carole Samaha, Fayez Al Saeed, Mohammed Assaf will curtain raise the Yasalam After-Race Concerts.
Friday, November 21:
GP2 Practice Session; GP3 Practice Session; @ Yas Marina Circuit. GP2 Qualifying Session. F1 Practice Session.
ARMIN VAN BUUREN @ Du Arena
ArminVanBuuren F1 After Race Concert du Arena: The Dutch DJ and music producer made it to the top on DJ Magazine’s Top 100 DJs fan poll a record of five times in a row and with a massive fan base all over the world, Van Buuren is definitely going to please his local followers with his set of progressive trance tunes.
GP3 Practice Session; GP2-GP3-Porsche First Races. F1 Qualifying Sessions.
PHARREL WILLIAMS @ Du Arena
Pharrell F1 After Race Concert du Arena: make sure to clap your hands when Pharrell Williams hits the stage with his happy vibes. The Lucky hitmaker has called some major hits his own and with some high-profile collaborations over the past years, Pharrell has broadened his former hip hop horizon extensively to become a music superstar.
Sunday, November 23:
GP2, GP3 Second Races; 2014 Formula1 ETIHAD ARWAYS Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (55 laps or 120 minutes).
THE WHO @ Du Arena
TheWhoAtF1 After Race Concert du Arena: The Who will perform on 23 November, ending the after 2014 race concerts with hits like We’re Not Gonna Make It, as the evergreen act of this year’s line up.
After Party @ Yas Marina
Iris Yas Island Sundown: The F1 weekend at Iris will kick off with the eclectic sounds of renowned international House duo Audiofly. The talented turntable tag team has headlined some of the world’s most prestigious nightspots such as Fabric, Warung, and Amnesia, so you can bet that they won’t disappoint!
20 Nov 6pm – 3am, Mash Machine at Iris, Blue Marlin Ibiza’s resident band on Friday as they perform live throughout the night at Iris, Yas Island; 21 Nov 11pm – 6am.
22 Nov: White Dubai is coming to Iris Yas Island to celebrate the F1 extravaganza. Promising to be one of the go-to party events of the race week, White Dubai’s experience will be a grand clubbing night that will attract a crowd of party goers and race enthusiasts. With thumping lively music courtesy of White Dubai’s resident DJs DVN, maDJam and DJAD, booming floodlights, various live acts and an energetic vibe, the White Dubai experience will turn Iris Yas Island into an upbeat dance floor.
23 Nov: End the perfect F1 weekend with Iris Yas Island’s After Party featuring a multitude of live performances and DJs including MaDJam, DJAD and Charbel Habib. Iris Yas Island’s After Party will definitely steer everyone’s evening escapades in the right direction.
People by The Sea: People by Crystal Abu Dhabi is all set to add to the extravagance of the Formula One Grand Prix this year by bringing a massive three-day long party to the Yas Beach. International DJ sensations such as Danny Howells, Audio Jack, Timo Maas and more will take over the decks from day to night, alongside The Crytsal Group’s resident DJ crew. Set to be housed at the only private beach on the Yas Island, People by The Sea will bring its one of a kind experience and vibes to the residents and tourists alike during the Grand Prix.
O1NE Yas Island: the funky nightlife hotspot on Yas Island featuring a massive graffiti wall on the outside and a 360-degree 3D projection mapping on the inside has an exciting line up of acts scheduled to perform at the F1 weekend. Chart-topper Jason Derulo will take the stage on 20 November, Armin Van Buuren will then take over the decks on 21 November, T-Pain is in the house on Saturday, 22 November and to finish off the weekend in style with celebrated house DJ Solomun.
Beats on the Beach @ Lagoon Beach-Corniche
If you’re up to see more stars, or grabbing up race tickets was out of the budget, then hang out at this year’s free of charge Beats on the Beach concerts, UAE’s biggest free music festival, featuring an exciting local and international line up.
Thursday, 20 November, will set the tone for Beats on the Beach, featuring Filipino sensation Charice and rapper Juicy J on stage. Rapper Juicy J, who collaborated with Katy Perry on the hit single Dark Horse, has a history of delivering huge routines as part of the Three 6 Mafia crew and as a solo performer with tracks such as Shell Checked with Wiz Khalifa or Low with Nicki Minaj.
Arabic songstress Chada Hassoun and Moroccan hip-hop emerging artist, Two Tone, will also take the stage on Thursday night, to present the crowd with a diverse music mix.