MotoGP races into The Circuit of the Americas April 10-12. This three-day spectacular will feature riders from around the world as MotoAmerica makes its international debut as the new home of the AMA Superbike Series.
The Superbike Qualifying race will kick off the weekend around 5:00 p.m., following all practice runs. While enjoying the action-packed race schedule be sure to look out for demos by street freestyler, Aaron Colton, aerobatic demonstrations by Kirby Chambliss, and Moto Trials Professional, Geoff Aaron.
Post-Race Concert As the races come to a close Sunday evening be sure to stick around for the post-race show. The iconic 70s rock band, CHEAP TRICK, will be hitting the stage of the Austin360 Amphitheater to close out the weekend.
Motorcycle Show However if you dont have a chance to make it out to the track, you can still get in on the action at the off-campus Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. The Motorcycle show will feature 110 custom and vintage motorcycles in addition to the The American Motordrome Wall of Death. Stop by Fair Market on East 5th St on April 11and 12for this free event celebrating MotoGP weekend!
If You Go MotoGP general admission passes start at $89 for the weekend, but single-day passes can be purchased as well. Special passes to Ducati Island are $215 for the weekend. In the spirit of events, all motorcycle parking will be free in lots B and D, but be sure to purchase car parking passes in advance. The Grand Plaza Box Office will open at 8 a.m. the morning of the race and children ages 15 and under are given free access to the General Admission Area if they are attending with a ticketed adult. For more information visit http://circuitoftheamericas.com/motogp/ or call 512-301-6600 and stay tuned for X-Games Austin coming to The Circuit of Americas early June.
The Circuit of The Americas 9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd. Austin, TX 78617
Contributed by Micah Pearl, Austin CVB Sports Commission Intern