Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021

Formula 1™️ returns to Istanbul, Turkey from 8-10 October 2021. Tickets are on sale now!

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Find out everything you need to know about the event below, including Covid-19 safety measures and travel guidelines.

When will the Formula 1™️ Turkish Grand Prix 2021 take place?

The event takes place over three days, beginning with Practice sessions on Friday 8 October and Qualifying on Saturday 9 October.

The Race will take place on Sunday 10 October.

Where will the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021 take place?

This year’s Formula 1™ Turkish Grand Prix will take place at Intercity Istanbul Park

What tickets are available for the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021?

Silver, Gold and Platinum tickets are on sale, with general admission also available. You can find full details of each category, and the prices here.

Who will compete in the Formula 1™ Turkish Grand Prix 2021?

20 drivers from 10 different teams will be taking part. That includes previous world champions Kimi Raikkonen, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton. The race will also feature future championship candidates including Max Verstappen, Lando Norris, Charles Leclerc, Carlos Sainz and George Russell.

Formula 1 2021 Teams and Drivers

The full driver line-up for the 2021 season is:

  • Mercedes: Lewis Hamilton & Valtteri Bottas
  • Red Bull: Max Verstappen & Sergio Perez
  • Mclaren: Lando Norris & Daniel Ricciardo
  • Aston Martin: Sebastian Vettel & Lance Stroll
  • Alpine: Fernando Alonso & Esteban Ocon
  • Ferrari: Charles Leclerc & Carlos Sainz
  • AlphaTauri: Pierre Gasly & Yuki Tsunoda
  • Alfa Romeo: Kimi Raikkonen & Antonio Giovinazzi
  • Haas: Nikita Mazepin & Mick Schumacher
  • Williams: Nicholas Latifi & George Russell

Will COVID-19 precautions be taken at the event?

A number of safety measures will be taken, within the scope of the Turkish Ministry of Health, and the FIA.

Social distancing – All areas have been designed with consideration for social distancing.
Hygiene – Hygiene points are located in all spectator areas, and areas will be disinfected regularly.
Masks – Masks are mandatory in order to enter Intercity Istanbul Park, and must be worn t all times. Checks will be carried out at the entrance and inside the venue. 
Temperature checks – Temperatures will be taken on entrance to Intercity Istanbul Park and if your temperature is below 37.5 degrees you will be permitted to enter. If your temperature is 37.5 degrees or above, you will be held for a few minutes before being tested again. If it is over 37.5 again, you will not be allowed to enter the venue.

Is there an age limit for the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021?

Spectators under the age of 18 can attend the event with an adult, or with a letter of consent from a parent or guardian. Children aged 6 or under can attend without a ticket, as long as they are accompanied by a ticket-holding parent or guardian.

Can I travel to Turkey?

Travel to Turkey from the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia is currently allowed. See below for further details.

United Arab Emirates – Fully vaccinated visitors can enter Turkey with no restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors can enter with a negative Covid-19 test result.

Saudi Arabia – Fully vaccinated visitors can enter Turkey with no restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors are not currently permitted to enter.

Please check the full official guidance from the Turkish authorities before booking travel or event tickets. is also a useful resource of more information.

Where can I buy Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021 tickets?

Tickets are available to purchase on our Ticketmaster Turkey website.

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