RACING IN AUSTIN
Revving up for a full roster of fall racing, Austin's new Circuit of The AmericasTM (COTA) is turning heads as the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the U.S.
Race fans from far and near head to the state-of-the-art 3.4-mile circuit track for some of the most prestigious racing events in the world, including the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, Red Bull MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas, Lone Star Le Mans and more.
Don't miss these COTA events:
Pirelli World Challenge
Pirelli World Challenge is bringing North America’s top production car-based championship to Texas! Production-based cars from legendary manufacturers hit the track for a thrilling weekend of speed and sound. Get ready for two full days of some of the best sports car racing on earth with more makes and models racing during PWC than in any other racing series. When you aren't feasting your eyes on the fierce racing, you'll have access to the paddock to see the cars up close, hear the engines roar as teams work on the cars and speak with the drivers.
Lone Star Le Mans
For nearly a century, the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans has been endurance racing's main event, a festival experience unlike any other in motorsport. It's about time we bring that tradition to Texas. Join FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and Circuit of The Americas as the Spirit of Le Mans takes over Austin this fall for a thrilling weekend of speed culminating in six hours of world class endurance racing. The world's finest automotive manufacturers and drivers, the same stars and cars that battle for victory in the Le Mans 24 Hour classic, will duke it out over two full days at WEC's only stop in the United States!
Tower at COTA. Courtesy of Circuit of The Americas.
Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
Experience the power of motorsport's premier series, witness the passion and intensity of the world's greatest drivers, and dance along to two of the most acclaimed and decorated performers of all time. World-class racing and entertainment combine for the can't-miss party of the year, and it only happens this fall at Circuit of The Americas.
Austin MotoGP™ Championship
The planet’s most talented and skilled riders will line the grid at the Grand Prix of the Americas to battle it out in the third race of the MotoGP™ World Championship calendar. Don’t miss out on discovering 2018’s emerging talents and the excitement of Grand Prix racing in the ultimate test for the finest athletes and machinery in motorcycle racing.
The Circuit of The AmericasTM boasts capacity for 120,000 fans and is situated on a 1,000-acre site in southeast Austin, approximately two miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, with scenic views of downtown. The facility is designed for any and all classes of racing - from motor power, to human power.
Take a Walking Tour
Tickets are available for the Tower Tour, a great opportunity to entertain family, friends or clients with a 30-minute tour of the Grand Plaza, Austin360 Amphitheater and the Tower. Knowledgeable staff members serve as hosts for the Tour. Tour guests walk into the Grand Plaza, through the Austin360 Amphitheater to the Tower which stands 251 feet above the track. Tower Tours run Saturday-Sunday (weather permitting), 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.