How old do I have to be to race in the F4?

All drivers over 15 years old holding Mena region licences, DMSB (German) or ACI (Italian) licenses are eligible to compete and score points in the F4 Championship. Rookie drivers who have not previously raced in cars will additionally be eligible for the Rookie Championship.

What tracks are used?

UAE F4 races take place at Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi and at Dubai Autodrome.  Explore the circuits at these tracks.

Karting races take place at Yas Marina, Dubai Autodrome, Al Ain Raceway, Al Forsan, Muscat Speedway and RAK Track.  Visit our Kart Racing Schedule page for more details.

Care for Minors?

Energy Dubai is a family oriented team, we look out for our young drivers and care for them responsibly.  We encourage and expect the parents and families of drivers to also attend events and maintain guardianship, unless specifically arranged directly with management.

When is race season?


Formula 4 UAE features 18 races over 6 race events at Dubai Autodrome & Yas Marina Circuit. The Championship events will commence in October 2016 and run through until March 2017.  Events take place at approximately monthly intervals.

See the full schedule of F4 events.


Karting season runs from late September to late April.  Races are run on weekends.  There are two separate series, the Rotax Max and X30 Challenges, however there are no scheduling conflicts.

Check out the full Karting race schedule.

What are the Insurance Terms and Conditions?

Insurance for F4 driving is included in the seat price of the F4 package.  The insurance is for the F4 Official test day and Race Weekend (Max amount of €30,000 at €€4,500 excess).  Insurance coverage excludes: Driver Inflicted Engine / Gearbox damage; Additional test tyres; Wednesday Test Days; Testing before 1st November, and the FIA F4 Non-Championship Trophy Event.

Can I use my own mechanic for karting?

The Energy Dubai mechanic on race days will be supported by a UK mechanic, each local mechanic will have 2 karts. Should you desire a specialised UK mechanic, we have special rates that we offer.  If you wish you to use your own mechanic, we reduce our package prices accordingly.

Can I have private coaching for karting?

Our in house driver/coach offers one-on-one coaching sessions at an hourly rate. Booking 10 sessions at a time gets you a discount, and if you use all 10 sessions in one month you get a free bonus session. Contact us for rates.