Abu Dhabi has really become a centre for some of the world’s largest events in an array of sports. Here’s your guide to some of the top events in the Gulf City.
In recent years Abu Dhabi has really put itself on the world sporting map for a variety of sports. Offering a top-class selection of facilities, courses and amenities for a selection of sports, so it’s no wonder Abu Dhabi hosts some of the world’s most prestigious events.
Having built some of the world’s most advanced facilities in leisure and sport, there is little wonder why sportsmen and sports fans are more than delighted to attend Abu Dhabi to view these events.
The Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix is now a well celebrated event on the world sporting calendar. The Yas Marina circuit, which was introduced in 2009, is F1’s only day/night race, held under floodlights. You will experience one of the premier tracks and exciting sporting events, let alone Formula One race on the planet.
The track itself is the pinnacle of F1 tracks, with its underground pit lane and flood light racing area. When there also try out Ferrari World – the world’s first Ferrari themed amusement park which has the world’s fastest rollercoaster.
If ground limited racing events aren’t enough, why not go to Abu Dhabi to witness the mighty spectacle that is The Red Bull Air Race. The Red Bull Air Race Championship is just like its F1 counterpart, a regular in the Abu Dhabi.
The air race is an amazing sight; watch the planes hurdle through the air gates managing to balance speed and amazing agility. The event has taken place at Corniche since 2006 and is one that draws crowds from all over the world to witness its air-bound thrills.
For a slower paced but nonetheless just as exciting experience, why not attend the Abu Dhabi World Golf Championship. The Championship is one of three of the European Tour’s events in the Gulf States. Beginning in 2006, the even has grown from year to year and is a high-profile affair on the golf world calendar.
The wonderful thing about visiting the Abu Dhabi golf championship is the choice it affords visitors to take part in golf related activities, the high quality hotels and overall the sumptuousness of the experience on offer.
The World Tennis Championship is another of the world’s high profile events that takes place in the Gulf State. Played on hard courts at the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex, the event has been ongoing since 2009. It is also known as Mubadala World Tennis Championship because of sponsorship reasons.
Showcasing the world’s top players, the event is becoming an ever more prestigious one in the field of tennis. It’s a great event to see and as with everything in Abu Dhabi offers world class amenities and recreation facilities.
Horse racing is an Abu Dhabi pastime and one that offers endless entertainment and fun. The area is well known as one of the best places in the world for horse racing enthusiasts due to its races and the tradition history of Arabian horses and equestrian clubs.
The area of Abu Dhabi has really come to the fore as far as sports events are concerned and with flights to Abu Dhabi at competitive prices right now, there is no better time than now to visit.