Pictured: Post Malone goes for a ride around Yas Marina Circuit

The star warmed up for his gig with a thrilling lap of the Grand Prix track

Pictured: Post Malone goes for a ride around Yas Marina Circuit

He was just hours away from opening the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend with a spectacular show.

But Post Malone showed he was keen to live life in the fast lane as he took a spin around Yas Marina Circuit beforehand.

The No Flex hitmaker enjoyed a thrilling passenger ‘hot lap’ experience with an instructor on the iconic F1 race track in a Yas 3000.

And he was clearly in the spirit of the occasion as he smiled for fans' photos afterwards.

The rapper has the hefty responsibility of performing the first Yasalam superstar gig of the weekend, with an epic line-up set to give Abu Dhabi fans a weekend to remember.

The Weeknd, Sam Smith and Guns 'N' Roses complete the star-studded bill for the du Arena gigs.

And, of course, the eyes of the world will be on the main event, which takes place on Sunday at 5.10pm.

Lewis Hamilton and co will battle it out to take top spot on the podium for the final race of an epic Formula One season at the Yas Island track.

For all the latest Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2018 gigs, parties and news, check out our dedicated section here.

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