In a thrilling culmination at the Lusail International Circuit, Max Verstappen clinched his 14th Grand Prix win of the season amidst the cheers of Formula 1® enthusiasts and Qatar Airways supporters.
The victory was followed by the Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, presenting Oracle Red Bull Racing with its sixth Constructors’ Cup.
The excitement didn’t end there. After the Sprint Race on 7 October in Doha, Verstappen was awarded his third World Drivers’ Championship trophy by His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker.
Qatar Airways, the Official Global Airline Partner of F1® and the Title Sponsor of the Qatar Grand Prix, concluded a successful race weekend, further solidifying their dedication to promoting motorsports in Qatar. The post-race festivities were amplified by a performance from world-renowned DJ Snake, resonating excitement throughout the venue.
Parallel to the Grand Prix, Qatar Airways played an instrumental role in supporting the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) held in Doha for the first time. The show, running until 14 October, is set to unveil a myriad of luxury, sports, and classic vehicles, catering to the tastes of motor aficionados.
His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker commented on the eventful weekend, “The Grand Prix was electrifying from start to finish. While the Qatar Airways Grand Prix 2023 has concluded, we invite fans to continue to experience motorsport excellence and luxury here in Qatar at GIMS. We eagerly anticipate supporting both F1® and the BWT Alpine F1 Team as they wrap up a successful 2023 season.”
Qatar Airways also treated its passengers to a unique F1® experience on board with a specially curated menu and an exclusive take-off trailer previewing the Grand Prix.
While the Ultimate F1® Fan packages for the Austin Grand Prix are sold out, enthusiasts can still secure their travel packages for the upcoming Sao Paulo and Abu Dhabi Grand Prix events.
In September, Qatar Airways fortified its commitment to motorsport by partnering with BWT Alpine F1 Team. This partnership was celebrated with a special photo opportunity at the Hamad International Airport hangar, attended by notable figures from the motorsport industry.
Qatar Airways continues to champion sports globally, partnering with various sports entities, ensuring fans can travel to their favorite events worldwide.
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