Circuit of The Americas is a new world-class motorsports and entertainment venue in Texas, located nine miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and less than 15 miles from downtown Austin.
F1 - 2012 USGP NOV 16-18
Circuit of The Americas is more than a track – it is designed to be the only purpose-built facility in the U.S. to host the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX™ through 2021 and V8 SUPERCARS from 2013-2018. It will be the only FIA-certified Grade 1 track in the United States, and one of only 26 Grade 1-certified motorsports facilities in the world. The circuit currently holds exclusive rights in the United States to host a V8 SUPERCARS event.
The venue is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of fans from all over the world and be seen by approximately 30 million television viewers across the globe for the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX™ while also hosting dozens of high-profile motorsports, entertainment and business events each year. CoTA will also serve as a leader in sustainability as it relates to major event venues and motorsports, through high-performance operations, design, research, education and partnerships.
CoTA-hosted events are projected to generate an annual economic impact of $400 million to $500 million, equating to $4 billion to $5 billion over 10 years for Texas. The CoTA-hosted FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX™ will attract as many as 300,000 people each Grand Prix weekend, with an estimated 80 percent of attendees coming from outside Texas.
Mon-Fri 8:30 - 5:30
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd Austin, TX 78617
Circuit of The Americas P.O. Box 849 Austin, Texas 78767
Location: Austin, Texas USA
Latest Activity: Jun 19, 2021
Started by Stephen Page Oct 12, 2012. 0 Replies 1 Like
COTA served up a world class experience for the 2012 F1 event and the best F1 race of the year !Follow the links above to book your tickets to the 2013 F1 and other 2013 COTA events.Please invite your friends to join the COTA Group on the VRL.Stephen PageCEO - The VRLContinue
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Really fine show, all around!! The circuit was great, the racing was great and most of the facilities worked really well. A few niggling details for them to work. Some are just getting things really finished (pathways, signage, etc.). The COTA vending booths were too few and too small. The areas about those booths were just a zoo. I've gotten all my goodies off the web store.
Amen to the sunburn! Being from Michigan, it is wonderful to be sunburned in November. The race was wonderful! My young sons experienced their first F1 race and had a fantastic time. Austin did a great job preparing and should be proud. Can't wait to see the track next year after the landscaping is finished.
I'm sunburned, my hearing isn't what it used to be, and I had a terrific time! I can't wait until the next event. I'll be 82 when my personal seat license expires. Heck, Bernie looks great in person. Hopefully I'll still be at the track when I'm his age. The racing was top notch and it was much fun to see so many celebrities.
I agree Stephen,
It was awesome! Everything was so professional and I was surprised that there weren't any glitches - well major ones anyway. I was just General Admission and used the buses from the Expo Center - all I can say is WOW! So efficient, one hour from my house to the track. I think they do need more vendors though and I would like to see an improvement in the quality of the food but my gripes are minor and I will be going the the Australian V8 Supercars race next year.
Austin COTA - F1 Event November 18th, 2012
Awesome race !!
Awesome facility !
Great personnel and staff - really well run event.
Well done COTA and the FIA (ACCUS) - America has a track to be proud of and a world-class F1 venue.
- Fix one lane highway ingress/egress from the track.
-Add cell phone towers to support 120,000+ users during events.
Add parking for 120,000+
Cannot wait to race there personally :-))
I went on the paddock walk this morning. The track (and facilities) look wonderful. I am confident that we will see some terrific racing this weekend. The in-person view of the hill going up to turn one is amazing. I can't wait to see the start of the F1 race as they head up the hill. Walking down pit lane and standing on the start-finish line was very cool. I'll take more photos throughout the weekend, but here are a few to get started.
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