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Updated September 2023

With its high-speed racing and cutting-edge technology, Formula 1 has become a beloved sport among car enthusiasts worldwide. One of the many countries that have been granted the privilege of hosting a race every year is Qatar, and the upcoming Qatar Grand Prix is a highly anticipated event for fans.

To help you prepare for the excitement, we’ve compiled all the essential information you need to know about this season’s race.

Qatar Grand Prix 2023

The 2023 Qatar Grand Prix, set to be held from 6 – 8 October, is the second edition of this exciting event, which made its debut in 2021. As the fourth full-night race on the Formula 1 schedule, it promises to be a spectacular display of speed and skill.

Twenty of the world’s top drivers will compete in the race, pushing themselves and their cars to the limit to complete all the laps as quickly as possible. The three fastest drivers will be declared the winners and take their places on the podium.

Before the final race, there will be two practice sessions, giving drivers the chance to fine-tune their cars and strategies. The qualifying session will then determine the starting positions for the sprint session, a 100 KM race that will further test the drivers’ skills and endurance. The final results of the sprint session will determine the starting positions for the main race, adding to the excitement and unpredictability of the event.

Fans from around the world will have the chance to witness all three days of the event, including the practice sessions, qualifying sessions, sprint races, and the main race. Tickets can be purchased either as a package deal or separately for each day, so you can tailor your experience to your preferences and budget.

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Qatar Grand Prix 2023 dates and schedule

This year, the Qatar Grand Prix will take place on 6 – 8 October. The schedule for each day is as follows:

6 October

  • Practice 1 (16:30 – 17:30)
  • Qualifying (20:00 – 21:00)

7 October

  • Sprint Shootout (16:00 – 16:44)
  • Sprint (20:30 – 21:30)

8 October

  • Race (starts at 20:00)

For a complete list of all events and happenings across the three days of the Qatar Grand Prix, please visit their official website.

Qatar Grand Prix 2023 location

The 2023 Qatar Grand Prix will be held at the Lusail International Circuit in Lusail, a city located north of the capital, Doha. While there is no direct public transportation available to the venue, the organizer usually provides a complimentary shuttle service from the Lusail metro station, which is located 10 km away from the circuit. However, it’s unclear whether the service will be available this year, so we need to wait for further updates.

Alternatively, fans can travel to the venue by taxi or ride-hailing services like Uber, or they can drive their own car to the site. However, due to limited parking spaces, carpooling is strongly advised. For more information and detailed directions, please refer to the map below.


Qatar Grand Prix 2023 tickets

As the event date nears, ticket demand has surged significantly. As of the current update, single-day access tickets have already been completely sold out. There is now a limited availability of three-day access tickets, with several grandstand and general admission tickets already taken.

For those looking to attend, here are the available ticket packages:

  1. Premier Hospitality (3-day access): Priced at QAR 16,750 (USD 4,600).
  2. Club 16 (3-day access): Priced at QAR 8,880 (USD 2,415).
  3. Lusail Lounge (3-day access): Priced at QAR 3,150 (USD 860).

Visit F1’s ticket portal to book these tickets.

In addition, you can opt for tickets to F1 Experiences at the Qatar Grand Prix. This allows you to enjoy premium access to the trackside action during the Qatar Grand Prix 2023. You’ll have the opportunity to witness the thrilling races held under the night sky from the Formula 1 Paddock Club. Exclusive experiences await guests at the Lusail International Circuit, including the chance to meet Formula 1 drivers, take an exclusive tour of the Pit Lane, and gain VIP access to the F1 Paddock.

Please visit F1 Experiences for more details about the packages.


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