Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

2013 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX @ Yas Marina Circuit on November 1, 2, 3?2013?

Entering its 5th year, the 2013 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX is back this 1st, 2nd, 3rd 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.

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

The FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS 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

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

To mark the 5th anniversary of Formula 1? in Abu Dhabi, this year?s Yasalam After-Race Concerts, for 2013 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX ticket holders only, will run for four nights and feature a stellar line-up.

Thursday, October 31:

Yas Marina Circuit gates open, Yas Kartzone and F1 Village gates opens. Public Pit Lane Walk.

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

Trio of Arab music superstars @ Du Arena

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.

Considered the biggest Egyptian pop star ever, Amr Diab has released over 20 albums since his debut with Ya Tareeq in 1983.

A jury member of X Factor Arabia 2013, Hussain Al Jassmi has released four albums, from 2002 to 2010, including Ihtart Aabar in 2007, which included 14 self-penned songs from theatre, television and movie soundtracks and national events.

Winner of three World Music Awards, an Arabic Music Award and three Murex d?Or prizes, Elissa has released a total of eight albums, culminating with Asaad Wahda in 2012. All of her recordings have spent several weeks at the top of Arabia?s charts and have firmly positioned her at the top of Arab pop music.

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

Friday, November 1:

GP2 Practice Session; GP3 Practice Session; Porsche Mobil1 Supercup Practice Session @ Yas Marina Circuit. GP2 Qualifying Session. F1 Practice Session.

JAY Z @ Du Arena

17-time Grammy Award winner and arguably the biggest hip hop star of our times, Shawn ?Jay-Z? Carter will play in Abu Dhabi as part of his successful Magna Carter World Tour. Rapper, entrepreneur and philanthrope, Jay-Z has dominated an evolution in pop culture and his unparalleled fan following stands testimony to the artist?s distinctly popular performance style.

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

Rap artist Nelly @ Cirque Le Soir

Platinum rap artist Nelly will kick off the evening events over the F1 weekend. The Grammy award winner and the fourth most successful rap artist in American music history is sure to get the circus freaks raving with number one hits such as”It’s Getting Hot In Here” and “Dilemma”.

Saturday, November 2:

GP3 Practice Session; Porsche Mobil1 Qualifying Sessions; GP2-GP3-Porsche First Races. F1 Qualifying Sessions.

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

Muse @ Du Arena

The Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group of Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme and Dom Howard are billed as one of the biggest rock acts in the world. Taking the concert stage by storm on the third night, Muse will captivate race-goers with their celebrated theatrics, infectious energy and extravagant performance. Renowned for their fusion of many music genres including alternative rock, heavy metal, classical and electronic music, the UK based group is set to impress a diverse audience with a selection of hits from their six albums ? the perfect close to a day of sensational Qualifying Races.

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

The biggest name in the hip hop industry, Akon @ Cirque Le Soir

Get ready to “Play Hard” and party hard as Hakon takes the Cirqu Le Soir stage. Akon is one of the biggest names in the hip hop industry that has collaborated on records with the likes of Lady Gaga, Micheal Jackson, Gwen Stefani and Eminem. Akon is sure to turn the heat up? for a spectacular night.

Sunday, November 3:

GP2, GP3 Second Races; Porsche Mobil1 Supercup. 2013 Formula1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix? (55 laps or 120 minutes).

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

Depeche Mode @ Du Arena

Heralded as pioneers of the post-punk era, UK trio Martin Gore, Dave Gahan and Andy ?Fletch? Fletcher are one of modern music?s most influential groups with global sales in excess of 100 million. Ranked by VH1 as one of the ?100 Greatest Artists of All Time?, Depeche Mode, with their raw passionate style and dramatics par excellence will take over a packed house of die-hard music lovers on the last night of the After-Race Concerts. Their electrifying performance will conclude another remarkable year of the Formula 1? Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The biggest party over the F1 weekend @ Cirque Le Soir

CODE20, the organization behind the avant garde closing Grand Prix events which take place at the top venues around the world, has collaborated with Cirque Le Soir and Yas Viceroy Hotel to set up the biggest party over the F1 weekend, where drivers, teams, special guests and sponsors will meet to enjoy a spectacular evening after a hectic weekend at the track.

Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton (Vodafone McLaren), Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso (Ferrari), Jerome D’Ambrosio (Marussia Virgin), Bruno Senna and Ho Pin Tung(Renault Lotus), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes AMG Petronas), Adrian Sutil and Paull Di Resta(Force India).

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on november 1-3

?RESULTS OF THE RACES:

1 Sebastian Vettel – Red Bull Racing-Renault

2 Mark Webber – Red Bull Racing-Renault

3 Nico Rosberg – Mercedes