ATX Formula 1

The inaugural Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in 2012 was an unqualified success for racing fans around the world. Austin, Texas is now firmly established as a global destination for the best racing on earth. The 2012 USGP thrilled a sold-out circuit and millions of fans around the world as McLaren's Lewis Hamilton edged out eventual 2012 Driver Champion Sebastian Vettle. Formula 1 has a long, prestigious history in the world of sport and Austin has been inducted. Our on-going series will take you through the 2013 Formula 1 season of course, but there's more to the Circuit of the Americas than Formula 1 — Grand-Am, MotoGP and Australian Supercars will all race this season and the Tower Amphitheater will host concerts with top name entertainment. Our series will take you through it all and we'll examine the sport, educate on how it works and how to watch it and keep you up-to-date on what's happening at the circuit.

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Austin chosen as venue for 2013 World Finals of F1 in Schools

By Anthony French - January 23rd, 2013

Austin has been chosen as the venue for the 2013 World Finals of the prestigious F1 in Schools championship by the FIA, the governing body of the world motorsport. The decision was made to host the ninth annual championship in downtown Austin ...

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Kenny Chesney to open COTA's new Austin 360 Tower Amphitheater

By Kevin Benz - January 21st, 2013

Austin's newest concert venue will open at 8 p.m. on April 5 with an inaugural performance by country superstar Kenny Chesney.  The Austin 360 Tower Amphitheater is located in the center of the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) race track ...