Free bus ride to Formula 1 race track for race goers; Doha Metro & Lusail Tram service timings extended on race weekend

Free bus ride to Formula 1 race track for race goers; Doha Metro & Lusail Tram service timings extended on race weekend

QLNews
By QLNews

With the excitement building up for the highly anticipated Formula 1 Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix, mowasalat announced yesterday that it will be providing a free shuttle service for race goers from exit 1 of the QNB Lusail Metro Station to the Formula 1 race track.

In addition, Doha Metro and Lusail Tram announced today that they will be extending their service timings to 3 am during the race weekend from October 6-8, 2023.

If you are planning on using the metro and shuttle to get the Formula 1 race, here’s what you need to know:

  • Use the free shuttle service that is available from exit 1 of the QNB Lusail Metro Station to the Formula 1 race track
  • The estimate travel time to the track from the station is 20 minutes
  • The free shuttle service will be located on the East side of the metro station
  • On Friday (October 6) and Saturday (October 7), there will be a constant service from 2 pm – 1:30 am (last bus to metro leaves the track at 1:30 am)
  • On Sunday (October 8), there will be a constant service from 2 pm – 2:30 am (last bust to metro leaves the track at 2:30 am)
  • Spectators are encouraged to use public transport and arrive early as there will be special traffic protocols in place in the areas surrounding the circuit.

The events schedule on race days will be as follows:

Friday, October 6

  • Fanzone opens: 2 pm
  • Practice sessions starts: 4:30 pm
  • Qualifying session: 8 pm
  • Amr Diab concert: estimated 1 hour after qualifying

Saturday, October 7

  • Fanzone opens: 2 pm
  • Sprint shootout: 4 pm
  • Sprint race: 8:30 pm
  • Alesso concert: estimated 1 hour after sprint race

Sunday, October 8

  • Fanzone opens: 3 pm
  • Feature race: 8 pm
  • Bruno Mars concert: estimated 1 hour after feature race

Find out more about the Formula 1 race here

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