Controversies, rivalries, and high-octane races with competitors locked wheel-to-wheel. If all this doesn’t make it obvious why Formula 1 racing is one of the most exciting sporting events to watch, then either the vibrant personalities behind the wheel and cutting-edge engineering surely will.
Because of these factors, hundreds of thousands of fans visit Grand Prix events throughout the world. But if you’re thinking of watching the action in person, you might be wondering: which locations are the best to attend? We’ve written this short article to explore our favourite options.
- Monte Carlo, Monaco
Since the Formula 1 world championship began in 1950, the Monaco Grand Prix has become one of its most glamorous and iconic events. And there are good reasons for this.
During the race you will enjoy stunning trackside views at Circuit de Monaco, watching competitors do battle among the principality’s winding streets. And off the track, the world-famous yachts and parties attract visitors from afar, including many wealthy individuals flying in via private aviation companies such as Vista Global.
- Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Last year, more than 150,000 people flocked to the capital of the United Arab Emirates. As the site of the final race of the season, the Yas Marina Circuit is the perfect place to experience the thrill and tension of watching competitors1 whizz around the track in a bid to earn the number one spot.
Renowned as one of the most challenging tracks in the world, the Singapore Grand Prix promises high-octane action. With its 21 corners, the Marina Bay Circuit is home to some of the most memorable Formula 1 moments.
Yet the memories extend beyond the races – Singapore offers vibrant celebrations, rich culture, and natural features beautifully integrated into the island city-state’s design.
- Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The first ever Saudi Arabian Grand Prix took palace in December 2021 at the new Jeddah Corniche Circuit, and boy was it one to watch. After Lewis Hamilton snatched victory away from Max Verstappen, it became clear to the 140,000+ fans in attendance that it was worth making the trip to this port on the Red Sea coast.
As the second largest city, there’s a wide variety of hotels to choose from. When you aren’t at the track, you can get a taste of traditional life in the Old Quarter, visit the several modern shopping malls in the area or explore the coast.
Thinking of attending a Grand Prix event this year? Which location takes your fancy? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section.