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The Qatar Formula 1 GP - Quatar Circuit

The Qatar Formula 1 GP will take place this year from 06 to 08.10.2023 directly after the Japan GP. This will be the 2nd time the Grand Prix has been held overall, after having to pause last year to host the FIFA World Cup. Following Qatar is the race in the USA, with the Austin Grand Prix.

Qatar Formula 1 GP information

The Qatar Formula 1 GP is held at the Losail International Circuit, which is located near Doha, the capital of Qatar. The circuit opened in 2004 and is one of the most modern race tracks in the world.

The first Formula One race, however, did not take place in Qatar until 2021.

The first MotoGP race in Qatar, on the other hand, took place back in 2004. It was the first night race in MotoGP history and a milestone in the motorcycle racing world.

The Losail International Circuit has a length of 5.380 kilometers and includes a total of 16 turns. The circuit features a long straight that makes for exciting overtaking maneuvers.

The Qatar Grand Prix is known for its unique atmosphere as a night race. The entire track is floodlit to ensure optimal viewing and racing conditions

The Qatar Grand Prix is very popular with both drivers and fans. The mix of night racing, state-of-the-art track and exciting races makes the event a spectacular motorsport experience.

Qatar Formula 1 GP: The track in Doha - Losail Qatar Circuit


The track of the Qatar GP is called Losail International Circuit. Originally, it was just a motorcycle race track. But since 2021, Formula 1 has been making guest appearances here. In 2022, however, they had to pause because the Fifa World Cup was held in Qatar.

The race is an exciting night race. The Losail Circuit is world famous for its spectacular floodlighting.

The track details look like this:

  • Lap length: 5380 meters
  • Race distance: 57 laps / 306.66 km
  • Width: 12 meters
  • Longest straight: 1.068 kilometers
  • Right turns: 10
  • Left turns: 6

Qatar, Doha, Formula 1 and much more!

Qatar Formula 1 GP: Doha, the capital of Qatar, has many other attractions and activities to offer besides Formula 1. Here are some of them:

  1. Museum of Islamic Art. This renowned museum houses an impressive collection of Islamic artworks from different eras and regions.
  2. The Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art is another important museum that presents modern and contemporary art from the Arab world.
  3. Souqs and Markets: Doha is famous for its traditional markets known as souqs. Souq Waqif is one of the most popular markets in the city and offers a variety of stores.
  4. Doha is also known for its modern architectural projects. Doha's skyline is characterized by imposing skyscrapers, including the city's landmark Burj Qatar (Tornado Tower), as well as the Torch Hotel, Aspire Tower and the impressive Qatar National Library building.
  5. Qatari cuisine offers a variety of delicious dishes.There are a number of restaurants and cafes in Doha that offer both local and international cuisine.
  6. Beaches and Water Sports:Doha has beautiful beaches where visitors can relax and enjoy the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf.
  7. Desert adventures: the desert around Doha offers the opportunity to go on desert safaris. Visitors can ride four-wheel drive vehicles over the sand dunes, try camel riding, sandboarding or participate in a traditional Bedouin evening.
  8. The Aspire Zone Sports City is an impressive sports complex with modern facilities for a variety of sports including soccer, tennis, squash, athletics and more.
  9. Doha hosts a variety of cultural events and festivals. These include the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, the Katara Cultural Village Festival, the Qatar International Food Festival and the Qatar National Day Festival, which celebrates Qatar's culture and history.

What is the weather like in Doha for the Qatar Formula 1 GP?

Qatar is a small country and is located on the Persian Gulf. The prevailing climate can be described as mostly hot and very humid. In any case, the best time to travel is winter.

In summer it is often up to 50 ° C hot, and cooling even the night does not offer. It is best to stay here mostly in the air-conditioned rooms of hotels, restaurants and shopping malls.

In winter, temperatures in Doha are pleasantly mild to warm.
Here are the average high and low temperatures for the winter months:

During the day: Highs up to about 34 °C. Average 25-30 °C

Night: between 17 and 23 °C

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