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Rookie Colton Herta becomes youngest IndyCar winner

In the debut IndyCar Classic at Circuit of the Americas

In the debut IndyCar Classic at Circuit of the Americas.

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IndyCar Classic set for its debut race at the U.S. home of Formula One

Now two Texas tracks will host IndyCar races 10 weeks apart

Now two Texas tracks will host IndyCar races 10 weeks apart.

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Austin's COTA to host IndyCar next year

First race will be in March 2019

First race will be in March 2019

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Analysis: How COTA used Taylor Swift to save the US GP

On October 22nd, Taylor Swift, one of the biggest names in the music world, will perform at the Circuit of the Americas. Hopefully, she will bring the US GP to the attention of her 72.6 million Twitter followers.

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US Grand Prix at COTA confirmed for 2016 F1 calendar

Officials at the Circuit of the Americas have reportedly made a deal to host the US Grand Prix in 2016. Financial problems at the track previously threatened to cancel the race.

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Texas cuts F1 subsidy, threatens future of US Grand Prix

This year the Texas state government is cutting its subsidy to organizers of the United States Grand Prix by over $5 million. Without it, F1 could end up leaving America.

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Raminator sets world record for fastest monster truck [w/video]

Monster trucks are made for a lot of things: crushing jalopies, jumping over jalopies, wowing spectators while crushing and jumping over jalopies, and so on. But powerful as they tend to be, monster trucks are not built for outright speed. Still, one has to be faster than another, and as it turns out, Raminator is the fastest of them all.

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Mercedes-AMG GT attacks Circuit of the Americas

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.

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Jaguar teaches Mena Suvari and Sebastian Stan how to drive the F-Type

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 couple of the Hollywood types in the paddock.

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Take a POV hot lap in the Porsche 918 Spyder

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, but also one of the neatest laps of CoT

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TRANSLOGIC 146: Best of 2013

It's that time of year where we take a look back at the future of transportation in 2013. We drove electric vehicles on four, Adam Morath

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TRANSLOGIC 144: Sebastian Vettel And Infiniti Red Bull F1

F1 driver Sebastian Vettel is renown for his multiple FIA Formula 1 World Championships, but holds a lesser-known title for Adam Morath

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Leno steps out of his garage and onto COTA for a day with McLaren

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 M

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

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 place in motorsports

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Audi scores 100th LMP win

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 vi

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Infiniti offers chance to design Sebastian Vettel's helmet for the USGP

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 Infiniti app

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Formula Sun hits the track at COTA with Translogic

The Circuit Of The Americas racetrack in Austin, Texas plays host to all manner of racing machinery, from Formula 1 to MotoGP. That said, the Formula Sun Grand Prix isn't like most other series that run at COTA – these cars are powered by nothing but the sun. Which team can go furthest and fastest using solar energy is

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V8 Supercars rumble Circuit of the Americas at the Austin 400

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

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