1. Formula One United States Grand Prix
If you’re an American Formula One fan, then the United States Grand Prix is your best chance to see your favorite drivers race live. The race has taken place on and off since 1908 but became a staple of the Circuit of the Americas in 2012. The United States Grand Prix is the biggest event of the year at the Circuit of the Americas, so make sure to be in attendance when Formula One comes to town.
2. Grand Plaza
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.
3. Austin360 Amphitheater
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.
4. Observation Tower
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.
5. 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.
6. Venue Tours
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.
7. Lone Star Le Mans
Lone Star Le Mans is a must-see for any endurance racing fan. The race is a part of the FIA Endurance World Championships and lasts six hours, so get your tickets to Lone Star Le Mans.
8. United States Grand Prix Pre-Race Concert
Those of you who are attending the United States Grand Prix won’t want to miss the pre-race concert. The concert takes place the night before the race and features some of the world’s most popular artists making it a great time whether you’re a racing fan or not.
9. Formula One Watch Parties
All throughout the Formula One Season, the Circuit of the Americas offers free watch parties at the Velocity Lounge. Even if you can’t see the United States Grand Prix live, you can still take in Formula One action at the Circuit of the Americas during your trip to Austin.
10. Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas
Motorcycle racing fans will have a great time taking in the Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas. The MotoGP race is one of the best times to take in a race at the Circuit of the Americas outside of the United States Grand Prix making it a great time to visit the Circuit of the Americas.