Vettel takes the chequered flag at the Yas Marina Circuit for what was a comfortable win Image Credit: AP

The official schedule for this year's Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has been released.

Use our map to navigate your way around Yas Marina.



Official schedule: times are subject to change.

Click the links below to learn more

Thursday, November 26

Time Ends Activity Location
11am   Yas Marina Circuit gates open  West and East gates
11am   Yas Kartzone opens  Behind North Grandstand
11am   F1 Village opens Main and West Oasis
11am   Queuing starts for Public Pit Lane Walk  Entrance K, behind Main Grandstand
12pm 4pm Public Pit Lane Walk Main straight and pit lane
12.30pm 12.50pm GP3 autograph session F1 Village
12.50pm 1.10pm GP2 autograph session F1 Village
3.45pm   Queuing for Public Pit Lane Walk closes Entrance K, behind Main Grandstand
4.30pm   Mercedes autograph session  F1 Village
4.50pm   Lotus F1 Team autograph session  F1 Village
5pm   Du Arena opens for Arabic Night concert Du Arena
5.10pm 5.30pm Scuderia Ferrari Autograph Session  F1 Village
6pm   Yas Marina Circuit gates close  West and East gates
6pm   Yas Kartzone closes  Behind North Grandstand

 


Friday, November 27 

Time Ends Activity Location
9.30am   Yas Marina Circuit gates open  West and East gates
9.30am   Yas Kartzone opens  Behind North Grandstand
10am 10.45am GP3 practice session  Yas Marina Circuit
11.10am 11.30am Infiniti Red Bull Racing autograph session  F1 Village
11.15am 12pm GP2 practice session  Yas Marina Circuit
11.30am 11.50am Manor Marussia F1 Team autograph session  F1 Village
1pm 2.30pm Formula 1 Friday practice 1  Yas Marina Circuit
3.10pm 3.40pm GP3 qualifying sessions  Yas Marina Circuit
4.05pm 4.45pm Formula One Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk  Pit lane
5pm 6.30pm Formula 1 Friday practice 2 Yas Marina Circuit
7pm   Du Arena opens for Enrique concert Du Arena
7.10pm 7.40pm GP2 qualifying sessions  Yas Marina Circuit
8pm   Yas Marina Circuit gates close  West and East gates
8pm   Yas Kartzone closes  Behind North Grandstand

Saturday, November 28

Time Ends Activity Location
10.30am   Yas Marina Circuit gates open  West and East gates
10.30am   Yas Kartzone opens  Behind North Grandstand
11am 12.05pm Formula One Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk  Pit lane
12.05pm 12.15pm McLaren Honda Autograph Session  F1 Village
12.15pm 12.35pm Scuderia Toro Rosso Autograph Session  F1 Village
12.25pm 1.10pm GP3 First Race (18 laps or 40 mins)  Yas Marina Circuit
2pm 3pm Formula 1 Saturday practice 3 Yas Marina Circuit
5pm 6pm Formula 1 Qualifying   Yas Marina Circuit
6.40pm 7.45pm GP2 First Race (31 laps or 60 mins)  Yas Marina Circuit
7pm   Du Arena opens for Florence and the Machine  Du Arena
8pm   Yas Marina Circuit gates close  West and East gates
8pm   Yas Kartzone closes  Behind North Grandstand

Sunday, November 29

Time Ends Activity Location
12pm   Yas Marina Circuit gates open  West and East gates
12pm   Yas Kartzone opens  Behind North Grandstand
1pm 1.20pm Sauber F1 Team autograph session  F1 Village
1pm 1.35pm GP3 Second Race (14 laps or 30 minutes)  Yas Marina Circuit
1.30pm 1.50pm Sahara Force India F1 Team autograph session  F1 Village
2.05pm 2.25pm Williams Martini Racing autograph session  F1 Village
2.20pm 3.10pm GP2 Second Race (22 laps or 45 minutes)  Yas Marina Circuit
3.15pm 4.15pm Formula One Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk  Pit lane
3.20pm   Fastest Lap of The Year Award  Start grid, Yas Marina Circuit
3.25pm   End of year F1 drivers photograph  Start grid, Yas Marina Circuit
3.30pm   Drivers track parade  Yas Marina Circuit
3.45pm 4.15pm Starting grid presentation  Start grid, Yas Marina Circuit
4.46pm   UAE National anthem Yas Marina Circuit
4.47pm   Etihad Flypast Yas Marina Circuit
5pm 7pm Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Yas Marina Circuit
7pm   Du Arena opens for Blur concert Du Arena
7pm 7.15pm Podium ceremony  Access Entrance A Main Grandstand
8pm   Yas Marina Circuit gates close  West and East gates
8pm   Yas Kartzone closes  Behind North Grandstand