x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Weekend schedule of events

The National's complete guide to the weekend's events and timings at Yas Marina over Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend.

Yas Marina circuit, home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Yas Marina circuit, home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Your day-by-day guide to Grand Prix weekend at Yas Marina.

 

November 1 - for three-day ticket holders only

12:00
Yas Marina Circuit gates open
F1 Village and Yas Kartzone opens

13:30
Public Pit Lane Walk queuing commences (access to Public Pit Lane Walk near entrance K, behind Main Grandstand)

14:00- 16:30
Public Pit Lane Walk on track main straight and pit lane

14:00-14:20
Scuderia Ferrari autograph signing session (at Main oasis)

15:00- 15:20
Mercedes AMG Petronas autograph signing session (Main oasis)

15:50
Queuing closes for the Public Pit Lane Walk

18:00
F1 Village and Yas Kartzone closes
Yas Marina Circuit gates close

 

November 2

9:30
Yas Marina Circuit gates open
F1 Village and Yas Kartzone opens

10:15- 10:45
Australian V8 Supercar First Practice Session

11:10-11:30
Red Bull Racing autograph Signing Session (Main oasis)

11:30-11:50
Marussia autograph (Main oasis)

11:45-12:15
Australian V8 Supercar Second Practice Session

13:00-14:30
Formula 1 first practice session

15:00-15:20
Australian V8 Supercar Qualifying Session

15:30-15:20
Lotus team autograph session (Main oasis)

16:30- 17:00
Australian V8 Supercar autograph session with various drivers (South oasis)

17:00-18:30
Formula 1 second practice session

19:00
Gates open for after-race Kylie Minogue concert (du Arena)

20:00
F1 Village and Yas Kartzone close
Yas Marina Circuit gates close

 

November 3

9:30
Yas Marina Circuit gates opens

9:30
F1 Village and Yas Kartzone opens

10:00-10:30
Australian V8 Supercar First Race (12 laps or 25 minutes)

11:35 - 11:55
Vodafone McLaren Mercedes autograph session (Main oasis)

11:55-12:25
Australian V8 Supercar Second Race (12 laps or 25 minutes)

12:15- 12:35
Toro Rosso autograph session (Main oasis)

12:35 - 12:55
Hispania autograph session (Main oasis)

14:00-15:00
Formula 1 third practice session

15:00 - 15:30
Australian V8 Supercar autograph session with various drivers (South Oasis)

17:00-18:00
Formula 1 qualifying session

19:00
Gates open for after-race Nickelback concert (du Arena)

20:00
F1 Village and Yas Kartzone close
Yas Marina Circuit gates close

 

November 4

12:00
Yas Marina Circuit gates opens
F1 Village and Yas Kartzone opens

12:45 - 13:05
Sauber autograph session (Main oasis)

13:05 - 13:25
Caterham autograph session (Main oasis)

13:30- 13:50
Sahara Force India autograph session (Main oasis)

13:30-14:00
Australian V8 Supercar Third Race (12 laps or 25 minutes)

14:00-14:20
Williams autograph session (Main oasis)

15:30-16:15
Formula 1 Drivers parade and starting grid presentation

16:30
The Final Countdown

16:46
UAE national anthem and Etihad Airways fly-past

17:00
Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

19:00
Gates open for after-race Eminem concert (du Arena)

20:00
F1 Village and Yas Kartzone close
Yas Marina Circuit gates close