The Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix race returns to Austin, Texas in 2022 and is ready to welcome fans back, October 21-23, 2022, at Circuit of The Americas (COTA). Here's what you need to know before you go.
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Live Music & Food
The world’s premier motorsport series will intertwine with a variety of exciting performances and festivities for the entire family, evolving COTA into the ultimate American Soundtrack for the race weekend. There will be numerous stages around the track with over 20 live music performances throughout the weekend, featuring performances by national acts and renowned local artists. The weekend festivities also include headline performances that you won't want to miss. American punk rock band Green Day will bring their energetic live sets to the Super Stage on Friday night; Grammy award winning international artist Ed Sheeran is set to close out Saturday night with an amazing performance.
The COTA Culinary Experience will feature five unique food villages with over 30 restaurants, showcasing the best of Texas cuisine. From tacos and barbecue to homemade biscuits and other Austin favorites, there will be something for everyone to enjoy all weekend long. Race fans from all over the world can take a food tour through Texas, with each restaurant offering 2-3 menu items for guests. A few highlights from past years include the famous biscuits from Little Ola’s, bite sized cookie creations from Cookie Rich, Tex-Mex from Eldorado Café, smoked meats from Micklethwait, sausage and schnitzel from Easy Tiger, sweet treats from the beloved Amy’s Ice Creams, and much more.
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Tickets & Transportation
Although 3-day passes are sold out for the 2022 F1 race weekend, you can still score some Friday-only or Sunday-only single day tickets. If you already have your passes, 3-day ticket packages include access to concerts, Friday practice sessions, Saturday practice and qualifying sessions, and the Sunday Grand Prix.
Wondering about parking or traffic? COTA has you covered with shuttle service throughout the weekend, in partnership with CapMetro. Shuttle passes are available each day with three pick-up locations to choose from.
Contributed by Brooke Lewis.
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