Event FORMATS

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The Formula 4 UAE Championship will comprise a total of 6 events, of which the first will be a non-championship "trophy event" and then following 5 championship events will enable teams and drivers to earn championship points. The trophy event at Yas Marina Circuit in October will comprise of 3 non-championship races, wheras the following 5 events will comprise of 18 championship races shared between Yas Marina Circuit and the Dubai Autodrome. 

The Championship events will commence in October 2016 and run through until March 2017, with events taking place at approximately monthly intervals.

The Friday/Saturday program at each race weekend will comprise of the following sessions:
PRACTICE: 2 x 30min official Practice sessions
QUALIFYING: 1 x 20min Qualifying session
RACES: 4 x 20min races will be held at all Yas Marina Circuit championship events, and 3 x 20min races will be held at Dubai Autodrome championship events
 
There will be official testing on the day preceding each event which will comprise either 4 x 45min or 2 x 90min sessions.
Attendance at test sessions is recommended although is not compulsory.
Additional official non-event test sessions will be planned during the race season, including at Dragon Racing's Motorsport Wednesdays program (See the Calendar page for more informaiton),