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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 18 September 2018

Extra Time podcast: Tickets on sale as Abu Dhabi Grand Prix gears up for 10th anniversary

In this week's show, Jon Turner and Graham Caygill reveal the ticket details for Formula One's season-ending race and offer their thoughts on the Australian GP.

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit will celebrate it's 10th anniversary in November. Hamad Al Kaabi / Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabii
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit will celebrate it's 10th anniversary in November. Hamad Al Kaabi / Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabii

The first race of the 2018 Formula One season saw Sebastian Vettel gain an early advantage over title rival, and defending champion, Lewis Hamilton when the Ferrari driver claimed victory over his Mercedes counterpart at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.

With the new season now under way, organisers of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix announced on Monday that tickets had gone on sale for the season-ending race in the UAE capital, with a few improvements made to the fan experience ahead of the race's 10th anniversary in November.

In this week's Extra Time podcast, Jon Turner talks to The National's sports editor Graham Caygill who has covered every Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since its inception. Graham explains the changes to the ticket process, picks his favourite moments from past Abu Dhabi races and offers his thoughts on the new F1 season based on what he saw in Melbourne.

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