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Circuit of The Americas

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Address: 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617-3738
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2015 US GP

My partner and I visited Texas in October 2015 to see family and also to all attend the 2015 US GP at COTA. The circuit itself is a modern style and is a great layout which... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My partner and I visited Texas in October 2015 to see family and also to all attend the 2015 US GP at COTA. The circuit itself is a modern style and is a great layout which always bring excitement. With the Grand Prix this was no exception as a little bit of rain ensured an exciting and dramatic conclusion to... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I am a fan of F1 and had had a great view of the track at Austin when the plane landed. It looked great -all colourful and new. On my final day I had an hour or so and went to the Circuit of the Americas on the way back to the airport (it's very close). There had been an... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Came to Austin for the IMSA/WEC races and immediately realized why it's a FIA Grade 1 track. The facilities are spectacular, the track is surprisingly safe and very fast, and the upkeep leaves no room for criticism. That said, it's hard to rate anything that occurs in 110ºF heat 5 stars. It's also disheartening (though not really COTA's fault) that... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Just returned from COTA Lonestar Lemans Race. It was hot and there's not much shade. Bring an umbrella (without the point on top) so you can have shade. You are only allowed to bring 1 bottle of water per person into the racetrack property - I think no bigger than 20-24 oz. The place is huge and there is transportation... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went for the 2016 WEC in September and it was hot! The circuit is pretty spectacular and we enjoyed the all the racing but the spectator facilities were disappointing. We had the multiturn pass that allowed access to the main grandstand, turn 1 and turn 15 and we did visit all 3 but the only one with any shade... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This year we went to several of the different races to learn about the sport. We haven't been to Formula One yet, which should be different from the rest. All the rest this year had such low attendance, you could sit anywhere you wanted in the grandstand even if you just had general seating. In the grandstand you get screens... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Been coming since the first F1 race and we'll probably keep coming back. Great track with excellent facilities. Design limits watching the races from a variety of view points and the Texas heat will always be a factor. Expect high prices for food and beverages. Parking too far from gates to be practical for tailgating.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Please bring your own battery backup, as the Main Grandstand, with exclusive seating, does not have WiFi. Austin claims to be the Tech Capital of Texas, and it is embarrassing not to have cloud based services for guests. Also, there are no charging stations like at the airport.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A recent trip to this venue for the Le Mans WEC race left a great impression. Clean facilities for media and general guests were much appreciated. Colorful tracks, well-spaced stands, balanced venue with plenty of space to roam or relax for a race.

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Gainesville Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We have been to a lot of big league race tracks so we know a thing or two about them. We have wanted to see COTA since it opened. We love F1 but after we read about the way “regular fans” were treated at those races we decided to go to the track to see the WEC cars along with... More 

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