Circuit of the Americas (COTA)

Home of the United States Formula 1 Grand Prix. The only FIA grade A track in the USA.

"America's Formula 1 Track": Circuit of the Americas opened in 2012 in Austin, Texas. It is the most expensive road course ever in North America. Designed and built for the specific intention of hosting Formula One, its' layout and design feature state-of-the-art amenities, infrastructure and safety features. Renowned international track designer Hermann Tilke says it may be the "very best track I've done so far". The lap has received rave reviews from Formula One champions like Vettel, Hamilton, Alonso and others. The complicated and challenging lap covers 20 turns in 3.4 miles with over 110 feet of vertical. Nearby Austin is also an exciting destination for non-driving family members who accompany you. A foodie haven of dining, renowned night life and music, plus the University, arts, and museums.

COTA Track Map

Circuit of the Americas (COTA) Track Map

COTA Track Dates

Photos Jan 27-28, 2018 Sat/Sun. DISCOUNTED "off-season" track fees! OPENING: Mon. 12/4 10pm ET.
Photos Apr 7-8, 2018 Sat/Sun. Austin in the springtime: America's F1 track. OPENING: Mon., Jan 29th, 10pm ET
Details Aug 25-26, 2018 Sat/Sun. End your summer season at COTA! OPENING: Monday 6/18, 9PM ET
Coming Soon Oct 27-28, 2018 CANCELLED. Sorry: Formula One withheld this date on the COTA calendar. updated: 5/23.

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