Sun 20-11-2022 21:28 PM
ABU DHABI, 20th November, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today witnessed the finale of the 2022 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit in the UAE capital in the presence of His Highnesses the Sheikhs and heads of delegations invited from brotherly and friendly countries to attend the global event.
The competitions were attended as well by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Mualla, Deputy Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain; H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah; H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region; H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Ain Region; H.H. Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed Al Nahyan; H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court; H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayeed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council; H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination (ZHO); H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Adviser to the UAE President; H.H. Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Deputy National Security Adviser, Member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office; H.H. Sheikh Diab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council; and H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, along with a number of sheikhs and officials.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulated motor sports fans in the world on the successful conclusion of the much-anticipated championship, hailing the efforts made by the organisers of the championship's final race, as well as the role of all those who contributed to the successful hosting of this global event in Abu Dhabi.
His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had come to the opening lap of the 2022 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, to announce the start of the final race after the national anthem of the United Arab Emirates was played.
In conclusion, H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed crowned Netherlands' Max Verstappen who capped his dominant 2022 with an impressive win at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the final race of the Formula 1 season.