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23 Nov 2023

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 November 2023: With over one hundred thousand fans expected to visit Yas Marina Circuit and Etihad Park across this year’s milestone 15th edition of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the staff from National Ambulance in collaboration with Ethara and Emirates Motorsport Organisation (EMSO) are gearing up for its historic tenth consecutive year of supporting the region’s biggest event weekend.  

Providing its vigilant, extensive emergency medical coverage and services to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix since 2014, National Ambulance will be returning to support the F1 season finale, keeping the 3,000 race participants and staff on-site at Yas Marina Circuit safe across the weekend.

For the milestone event, National Ambulance will be deploying a team of over 60 multidisciplinary professionals utilising 14 emergency vehicles to provide comprehensive medical coverage to the F1 teams and patrons within the circuit.  

In addition, extra resources provided by National Guard’s National Search and Rescue Center for helicopter emergency medical service unit, alongside EMSO, will ensure medical support is available at all times for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend.

On the tenth anniversary of National Ambulance’s involvement in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Hesham Al Jenaibi, General Manager of Yas Marina Circuit and Etihad Park, said: “This year’s milestone edition of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend is set to be the biggest to date, and our work over the past ten years has seen our event continue to grow from strength to strength. 

“Long-term partners such as National Ambulance, providing their expertise and year-round support across our venues is vital to the success of our events, and we look forward to what will be another memorable weekend at Yas Marina Circuit for the final race of the 2023 F1 season.” 

Mohammed Salem Hboush, CEO of National Ambulance commented: “We are proud to once again collaborate with Yas Marina Circuit, Ethara and Emirates Motorsport Organisation as the trusted medical provider to the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with this being the 10th year of our involvement in the region’s biggest event weekend.

“With our long-term partnership and proven expertise in providing comprehensive medical support for global events such as this, National Ambulance is well equipped to deliver unparalleled assistance to ensuring the safety of participants and staff for what we hope will be another successful event.”
Besides providing emergency medical cover for the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX this weekend, National Ambulance provides all-year-round emergency medical services at Yas Marina Circuit. The organisation supports the range of activities that take place at the circuit, including entertainment, motorsport and regular community health and fitness initiatives.