Experiencing the Circuit of the Americas

Circuit of TheAmericas, locally known as COTA, is regarded as one of the top venues in the United States for motorsports and entertainment. A purpose built venue specifically for Formula 1 racing, COTA also provides fans and visitors with interactive programming and activities from regular tours and go kart racing to outdoor concerts in the summer and a Winter Wonderland holiday festival and more. Find out how to experience COTA for yourself during your visit to Austin, Texas. COTA can be found on 1,500 acres of Texas Hill Country, 15 miles southeast of downtown Austin. The 120,000 maximum capacity track was completed in 2012, and includes the racetrack, Germania Insurance Amphitheater, and the new Bold Stadium, home to Austin Bold FC and the Austin Gilgronis, completed in 2019.  
Circuit of The Americas has hosted the biggest names in racing since 2012. COTA is the only place in the United States that hosts Formula 1 racing with the Formula 1 UnitedStates Grand Prix. The Formula 1 USGP returns to Austin in 2020 from October 23-25. Another exciting annual racing event is the world’s premier motorcycle racing championship, the MotoGP Red BullGrand Prix of The Americas. Don’t miss out on witnessing emerging talent and the excitement of Grand Prix racing in the ultimate test for the finest athletes and machinery in motorcycle racing. The 2020 event will take place November 13-15. In 2019, Americas Rallycross brought sprint-style automobile racing back to Austin for the second time with the ARX Americas Rallycross. Drivers were equipped with RX Supercars hitting speeds up to 600bhp, with the ability to accelerate from 0-60mph in less than two seconds.  
While many visitors may be familiar with COTA as a racetrack, it offers so many more experiences for people who want to experience the Live Music Capital of the World® in action. The Germania Insurance Amphitheater is an outdoor concert venue situated in the heart of Circuit of The Americas. Upcoming performers at the Germania Insurance Amphitheater include The Rolling Stones, Alanis Morissette, Sam Hunt and more. Festivals and annual events at the amphitheater include Camp Nowhere Texas with Bassnectar, REZZ, Jai Wolf and more. Plus, JMBLYA takes on COTA once again with performances by Playboy Carti, Lil Tecca, Kaash Paige and more. 
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Posted by: Visit Austin
Posted on: 10/04/2020

Experiencing the Circuit of the Americas

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Experiencing the Circuit of the Americas

Circuit of The Americas, locally known as COTA, is regarded as one of the top venues in the United States for motorsports and entertainment.

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