By Neil Halligan
The race is considered the Middle East’s biggest sporting event
Tickets for this year’s Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix are almost sold out, Yas Marina Circuit announced today.
According to the organisers, tickets for The Lounge North, Abu Dhabi Hill and West Grandstand categories have sold out completely, while individual tickets for West Grandstand and Marina Grandstand have limited availability.
“Already we have reached capacity across a selection of ticket packages for the 2015 weekend,” said CEO of Yas Marina Circuit, Al Tareq Al Ameri.
“With an incredible sporting and entertainment experience that keeps improving every year, we are seeing continued strong demand from both local and international F1 fans,” he added.
In its seventh edition, the event is known to attract international fans who fly in overseas just for the races.
Last year, international fans made up almost 50 per cent of the total visitors.
As part of its entertainment programme, the event will feature exhibitions, games, and after-race concerts by the likes of Fares Karam, Cheb Khaled, and many more later to be announced.
In addition, there will be a meet and greet with F1 legend Mark Webber.
The race is Formula 1’s only twilight race. It will take place on November 27th to 29th. It is considered the Middle East’s biggest sporting event.For all the latest lifestyle news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.