160 kilometres far away in Abu Dhabi, it is anything but calm and it is perhaps, the calm before the impending storm.
Events begin with the 'Public Pit Lane Walk' and a performance by hip-hop artist Pitbull on Thursday evening, followed by a performance by legendary duo The Chemical Brothers on Friday.
Graphic shows each car competing in the 2016 F1 World Championship.
Graphic shows details of each team competing in the 2016 F1 World Championship including 2016 car models.
Graphics, one for each driver, show profile details with breakdown of career results.