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 Feb 4-5, 2023 Sat/Sun. Texas season opener! COTA: go BIG, or go home! OPENING: Mon, Dec 5th, 9PM ET
Photos Apr 29-30, 2023 Sat/Sun COTA stands for speed! OPENING: Mon, Feb 27th, 9PM ET
Photos Jun 17-18, 2023 NEW! Added 4/14. Return to COTA before it starts sizzling! OPENS: Monday, 4/24, 9pm ET
Coming Soon Oct 28-29, 2023 CANCELLED. F1 has occupied this date for movie production following USGP. Posted 3/26.
Details Nov 10, 2023 Friday: Open Track | Skilled Drivers. Twilight hours. SPEEDWAY LIGHTS!

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