Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

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Overview

Started in 1908 as the American Grand Prize, the United States Grand Prix has evolved as one of the most exciting Formula 1 events in the world.  In the year 2012, Austin hosted the event at the Circuit Of The Americas, the first purpose-built facility in the U.S. Located on a picturesque 1000-acre site in south-east Austin, the circuit is one of the most challenging and spectacular tracks in the world. The last edition was attended by over 250,000 guests and proved to be a huge success. This year the Live Music Capital of the World is waiting with a unique flavor of the wild west. So, put on your cowboy hat and come experience the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, where everything is bigger.

Previous winners

Winner of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in 2019:

  • Driver: Valtteri Bottas (Finland)
  • Constructor: Mercedes

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Venue

Circuit of the Americas

9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd., Austin, TX 78617, USA

Guide

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Stand

Description

Main: Club Level

Main: Club Level offers exceptional views of the main straight, the start and finish and the pit-lane.

Main: Mezzanine Level

Main: Mezzanine Level offers exceptional views of the main straight, the start and finish and the pit-lane.

Main: Lower Level

Main: Lower Level offers exceptional views of the main straight, the start and finish and the pit-lane.

Main: Trackside Bleachers

Main: Trackside Bleachers offers exceptional views of the main straight, the start and finish and the pit-lane.

Turn 1: Upper (Sections 6-8)

Turn 1 Grandstand stands at the crest of a hill, offering spectacular views of the circuit, the main straight, the pit-lane exit as well as clear sights on the track’s first 3 turns.

Turn 1: Middle (Sections 3-5)

Turn 1 Grandstand stands at the crest of a hill, offering spectacular views of the circuit, the main straight, the pit-lane exit as well as clear sights on the track’s first 3 turns.

Turn 1: Lower (Sections 1-2)

Turn 1 Grandstand stands at the crest of a hill, offering spectacular views of the circuit, the main straight, the pit-lane exit as well as clear sights on the track’s first 3 turns.

Turn 15: Upper (Rows 25-35)

Turn 15 is located overlooking the stadium section that replicates Hockenheim's Arena, and offers views of of the cars accelerating out of the corner. The grandstand also includes views of 5 exciting turns as the track meanders to Turn 16.

Turn 15: Middle (Rows 13-24)

Turn 15 is located overlooking the stadium section that replicates Hockenheim's Arena, and offers views of of the cars accelerating out of the corner. The grandstand also includes views of 5 exciting turns as the track meanders to Turn 16.

Turn 15: Lower (Rows 1-12)

Turn 15 is located overlooking the stadium section that replicates Hockenheim's Arena, and offers views of of the cars accelerating out of the corner. The grandstand also includes views of 5 exciting turns as the track meanders to Turn 16.

Turn 12 (Rows 27-37)

Turn 12 is located at the end of the back straight, opposite Turn 12 and offers views of most of the Circuit of the Americas.

Turn 12 (Rows 11-26)

Turn 12 is located at the end of the back straight, opposite Turn 12 and offers views of most of the Circuit of the Americas.

Turn 12 (Rows 1-10)

Turn 12 is located at the end of the back straight, opposite Turn 12 and offers views of most of the Circuit of the Americas.

Turn 11 East

Turn 11 East grandstand faces the circuit’s eleventh bend.

Turn 4

Turn 4 Grandstand overlooks the series of S bends that replicates Silverstone's demanding Maggots sector.

Turn 5

Turn 5 offers great views of several turns on the track, including turns 16,17 and 18.

Turn 9

Turn 9 grandstand offers a panoramic view of the action from Turn 6 to 11.

Bleachers

The bleachers section offers decent views.

General Admission

General Admission tickets provide access to several free seating areas at different points around the circuit.

Inside the venue


Food & Beverages:

  • There are various food and beverage options available at the venue. Food vendors will be serving all day.
  • Vegetarian/Gluten-free food is available.

 

Inside the Venue:

 Items

Allowed (Yes/No)

Comments 

Alcohol

No

 

Animals (Service Animals)

 No

Only certified service animals are allowed.

Bags

Yes

Bags larger than 12X12X20 inches are not allowed.

Banners, Signs

Yes

It should not be attached to a stick/pole or on any part of the venue, must not obstruct the view of others, may not be larger than 11”X17” and may not be obscene/ offensive as determined by the authorities.

Beverages

No 

 

Binoculars

Yes

 

Cameras (Still Photography)

Yes

Detachable lenses of all sizes are allowed.

Chairs

Yes

Non-collapsible chairs are not allowed.

Cigarettes

 No

Smoking will only be allowed in specifically authorized areas, if any.

Commercial Signs/Merchandise

 No

Only authorized promotional or commercial material is allowed.

Containers

(bottles, ice boxes, Aerosol)

 No

Sealed, Individual, plastic bottles of water are allowed.

Food/Baby Food

 No

 

Fireworks

No 

 

Laser Lights and Pointers

 No

 

Mace/Pepper Spray

 No

 

Medicines

Yes

 

Noisemakers And Horns

No 

 

Strollers

Yes

 

Tripods

 No

 

Umbrellas

Yes

Large, golf-type umbrellas are not allowed.

 

Amenities:

  • ATMs
  • Restrooms 
  • Assistance

 Activities:

  • Various activities and concerts are held during the event. Refer the official website for more details.

How to reach


General info

  • For directions and modes of transportation refer here
  • ADA Parking for the disabled is also available. Refer here for more information.
  • Parking tickets can be bought here.

Venue details


  • Circuit Map
  • Capacity: 120,000
  • Length: 5.516 Km
  • Laps: 56

Schedule Timing


Schedule for the next edition of Formula 1 United States Grand Prix has not been released yet.

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