Abu Dhabi F1 tickets up for grabs
Abu Dhabi, May 16, 2010
Tickets for the Abu Dhabi F1 race went on sale at the Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi and in Dubai Mall at 4pm today (Sunday) and will be up for grabs till 10pm in the UAE for the emirates' race fans.
The UAE community will have six hours to secure their seats for '2010 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix' to be held in November weekend before they go on sale globally on Monday morning, said a statement from Yas Marina circuit.
UAE residents and visitors today will also have their last chance to participate in the 'Yas Marina Circuit Golden Tickets' competition to win “prizes that money can’t buy.”
To mark the occasion, Etihad Airways chief executive officer James Hogan met Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management board member Abdullah Khouri and Yas Marina Circuit chief executive officer Richard Cregan in front of an Airbus A340 carrying the '2010 Grand Prix' livery at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
“The Golden Tickets contest is going extremely well,” Cregan said last night. 'There’s still time to enter. We want UAE race fans to have a chance to experience this year’s event in a way that no one else will, and the prize on offer to five lucky winners will ensure they do just that,” he added.
The winners of the five Golden Tickets on offer will receive a unique price, comprising two exclusive Paddock Club tickets, three nights at the trackside Yas Hotel, breakfast with a Formula 1 driver, access to a team garage and the driver-pit radio during qualifying, a signed photograph with the driver of your choice, a souvenir signed by all the drivers, entry to the post-race Amber Lounge drivers’ party, and other prizes still to be announced.
Details of how to enter the Golden Tickets competition can be found on www.facebook.com/yasmarinacircuit. Entrants will need to go to either the Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi or the Dubai Mall and complete an official entry form.
Entries close at 8.45 pm tonight and the live draw for the five winners will take place at 9 pm. Two winners will be drawn in Dubai and three in Abu Dhabi.
Tickets for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which runs from November 12 to 14, will be on sale from special Yas Marina Circuit booths at both malls between 6 pm and 10 pm today, Cregan said.-TradeArabia News Service