Skip to main content

circuit of the americas

  • 0
    Video: Mercedes-AMG GT attacks Circuit of the Americas
    1410555420

    Mercedes-Benz is having a banner year with its Formula One team. Through 2014, the constructor has 454 championship points; ahead of its nearest competitor (Red Bull-Renault) by a margin of 182 tally marks. We're sure they can almost taste the champagne. It's fitting then, and a little big cocky ...

  • 0
    Video: Jaguar teaches Mena Suvari and Sebastian Stan how to drive the F-Type
    1406505540

    Automakers conduct driver training programs on racing circuits around the world for a variety of participants: journalists, customers, even celebrities. And at a recent session of the Jaguar Performance Driving Academy at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, the Leaping Cat marque had a ...

  • 0
    Video: Take a POV hot lap in the Porsche 918 Spyder
    1397519820

    That title about says it all. This is a hot lap of the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX, with Porsche Works Driver Patrick Long at the wheel of a Porsche 918 Spyder. The camera is basically showing us everything that Long sees, making this not just one of the coolest 918 videos we've seen, ...

  • 0
    Video: Leno steps out of his garage and onto COTA for a day with McLaren
    1384811820

    For the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage, Jay Leno abandons the comfortable confines of his California warehouse to visit the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX for the 2013 US Grand Prix. Leno gets a full tour of the track before heading to the McLaren Formula One garage, where he gets an ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 US Grand Prix, a record falls but the race fails to excite [spoilers]
    1384797600

    An estimated 113,162 racing fans joined 20 drivers as the only ones perspiring at Austin's Circuit of the Americas on Sunday, as the recently untouchable Sebastian Vettel seemed to hardly break a sweat as he raced to win the 2013 US Grand Prix. In doing so, the 26-year-old German secured his ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: Audi scores 100th LMP win
    1380047340

    Loïc Duval, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish took the No. 2 Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro to victory at this weekend's Six Hours of Austin at the Circuit of the Americas, marking the 12th victory for the R18 body and the 100th LMP overall victory for Audi since 2000. The milestone victory also saw ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: Infiniti offers chance to design Sebastian Vettel's helmet for the USGP
    1379332680

    The Circuit of the Americas will host its second United States Grand Prix in November, and based on what's happening with New Jersey it might be the only US torch left alight in the Formula One firmament. The story even before the inaugural event was about getting American fans involved, and ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: V8 Supercars rumble Circuit of the Americas at the Austin 400
    1369406700

    In case you missed it, Australia's V8 Supercars racing series - think of it as a cross between ALMS GT and NASCAR - roared through Texas this past weekend providing entertainment for more than 68,000 fans who were in attendance at the Austin 400 held at the impressive Circuit of the Americas ...

  • 0
    Quick Spin: 2013 Lexus IS F
    1364238000

    Sometimes fortune really smiles on even shiftless car-reviewing Dutchmen like myself, I must admit. I had come into Austin, TX the week before I was supposed to meet up with the good people at Lexus, who had graciously invited me to drive the 2014 IS. I flew in early because Austin is a pretty ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: Michael Schumacher has driven around the Earth twice in an F1 car
    1353530700

    In Texas, during what will go down as one of the absolute best inaugural Grand Prix weekends in series history, there was yet another Formula One record set by his lordship, the soon to retire Michael Schumacher of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 squad. And, no, it wasn't his finishing in 16th place ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: 2012 US Grand Prix, remember the Alamo Circuit of the Americas [spoilers]
    1353337200

    There were 56 laps run in Austin's Travis County prairie to complete the inaugural United States Grand Prix at the newly minted Circuit of the Americas. Coming into the race, there were nothing but questions and calculations: Would the track be any good for Formula One? Could Red Bull Racing get ...

  • 0
    Report: Ecclestone seeking many more US races for F1?
    1352928600

    Bernie Ecclestone is reportedly interested in adding more American Formula One races to the sport's schedule. The CEO was quoted as saying "America is about as big as Europe. So we should have the same number of races [in each]." Since next season will see a total of seven events on European ...

  • 0
    Video: Circuit of the Americas officially opens, Mario Andretti takes inaugural lap
    1351006260

    Mario Andretti and Patrick Dempsey were among many other racers on hand over the weekend for the grand opening of the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. With the Formula One US Grand Prix set for November 18, the track surface is ready for action, but there is still plenty of work ...

  • 0
    Report: Ecclestone says New Jersey F1 "definitely" not going to happen in 2013
    1340733660

    Six months ago, we were going to have two Formula One grands prix in America in 2013 – the Austin round at the Circuit of the Americas track and the Grand Prix of America on the streets of New Jersey. Then, three months ago, F1 impresario Bernie Ecclestone told BBC Sport that the event ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: Circuit of the Americas announces 15,000 extra seats for U.S. Grand Prix
    1340713680

    Austin Formula 1 Grand Prix organizers have said that tickets to the race sold so well that they've decided to add more seating – according to the circuit chart, everything but premium grandstand seating is all gone. Just a few days ago, ESPN F1 reported that the Circuit of the Americas ...

  • 0
    Video: Take a virtual lap of Austin's Circuit of the Americas
    1339876980

    Hermann Tilke designed the Austin F1 circuit, and no one is quite sure if he's recreated the magic of Turkey or the borefest of Valencia. With 133 feet of elevation change, though, the 3.4 mile Circuit of the Americas and its 20 turns should be closer to the former. The track will feature in ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: ALMS confirms 2013 race at Austin's Circuit of the Americas
    1338813840

    The American Le Mans Series has announced that the 2013 season will include a race at the new Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, which is currently under construction in preparation for the upcoming Formula One race in November. The last time ALMS held an event in Texas was in 2007, when ...

  • 0
    Official: Austin's new F1 track will debut in video game
    1338574500

    Workers outside of Austin are still hammering away on the new Circuit of the Americas Formula One track, but race fans and gamers will get a shot at driving the course before the first tire hits the tarmac. Codemasters' "F1 2012" will feature the track in all of its pixelized glory. The game will ...

  • 0
    Official: Circuit of the Americas opens waitlist for United States Grand Prix tickets
    1327500060

    Just under 300 days separate us from the return of the United States Grand Prix. At least that's the idea, now that construction has resumed on the troubled Circuit of the Americas on the outskirts of Austin, Texas. But an encouraging sign is that race organizers have started gearing up to sell ...

  • 0
    Report: Last-minute deal saves 2012 United States Grand Prix in Austin
    1323275460

    Everything is bigger in Texas. So it's appropriate that the hubbub surrounding the imminent return of the United States Grand Prix to the Lonestar State should come down to a big last-minute deal. As you may recall, Formula One was set to come to Austin next year at a new track complex currently ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle