The Circuit of the Americas is an excellent road trip destination for any Formula One fan. Not only is the track the site of the annual United States Grand Prix it also is home to several great driving experiences. The COTA Driving Experience Program is a new offering and gives you the opportunity to step behind the wheel of a variety of different cars. The Circuit of the Americas also allows fans to enjoy a variety of watch parties at the track throughout the Formula One season as well making it a great destination for any Formula One fan.
That said nothing beats attending the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas. The United States Grand Prix is an American Formula One fan’s best opportunity to see an F1 race live and as a result fans from all over the country come to Austin for the race. At the race, you’ll meet lots of F1 fans, and almost all of them are happy to start up a conversation and talk racing with you.
In addition to the opportunity to meet fellow F1 fans and see F1 racing live, the United States Grand Prix also offers several ways for you to enjoy the race. There are several VIP Hospitality packages that you offer premium experiences and the different grandstand locations each offer you a unique view of the race. Just about each turn has a grandstand meaning that you can come back year after year and find a new way to watch the race each time. The Turn 5, 4, and 3 grandstands are said to have the best view of the track. However, those of you who want a good view of the finish line and pit stops will want to get tickets in the Main Grandstand.
Another excellent time to take in a race at the Circuit of the Americas is Lone Star Le Mans. Lone Star Le Mans is a can’t-miss-race for any endurance racing fan and even offers the fans the opportunity to take part in a parade lap.
Lastly, the Circuit of the Americas is home to the Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas, so if you’re into motorcycle racing, then there is a race held here for you as well.
The Circuit of the Americas is a true racing heaven for Formula One and MotoGP racing fans, so get your tickets and enjoy the show when your favorite racing circuit comes to town.
Things to check out
During your trip to the Circuit of the Americas take some time to visit the Grand Plaza. The Grand Plaza features a reflection pool, concession stands, retail and much more.
The Austin360 Amphitheater can hold up to 14,000 and has hosted performances by several major artists over the years. The facility is a great place to catch a concert, so get tickets to a show during your visit to the Circuit of the Americas.
The Observation Tower is the signature landmark of the Circuit of the Americas and is a must-see for any Formula One fan. The observation deck is open to the public and offers an incredible view of the track making it a can’t miss for anyone taking in a race at the Circuit of the Americas.
COTA Driving Experience Program
The new COTA Driving Experience Program is an excellent way for you to get behind the wheel of a wide selection of cars. The program offers several driving experiences including the Audi Driving Experience, Formula Americas Experience, and Karting Experience. The wide array of driving experiences means there is one for you no matter what your level of driving experience or interest.
Tours of the Circuit of the Americas take place on Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm and are your opportunity to see behind the scenes. The tours showcase the track, Austin360 Amphitheater, and Pit and Paddock Building making them a must-see for any diehard racing fan.
VIP Hospitality Packages
The United States Grand Prix offers several VIP Hospitality Packages including the COTA Club, Turn 13 Trackside Suites, and Main Grandstand Suites. If you’re looking to experience the United States Grand Prix in style, then these packages are right up your alley.
Car Corrals are the best way for you to experience Lone Star Le Mans. The Car Corrals provide you with parking with your favorite manufacturer, exclusive Circuits of the Americas merchandise, and a parade lap.
Le Mans Spirit Packages
The Le Mans Spirit Package is the most comfortable way to take in Lone Star Le Mans. The package provides you with breakfast and lunch buffets as well as afternoon tea and will put you in the best seats in the house above pit lane.