Wednesday, February 6, 2019 / by Holly Northup
The only Formula One Grand Prix race in the United States, last year’s event in Austin was one of the highest attended races in the 2013 Formula 1 racing season among the 19 races! Go Austin, Texas!!!
“How the West Was Formula 1” describes the amazing turnout and support our nation and our city has provided this international phenomenon. Leave it to Texas to combine one of the most prestigious international sports with the rugged Wild West!!
Three days of racing will be complimented with Texas-size entertainment and festivities! Along with Grand Prix races, attendees can see the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup and a plethora of classic cars during the pre-race Drivers Parade – all at the Circuit of the Americas.
For the third year in a row, COTA will be loaded with local food, racing vendors, a Texas Saloon village, a Latin-themed Pachanga village and a Sports Bar. The racetrack is situated on a 1000-acre tract and features a 3.4 mile circuit track with room to seat over 120,000 fans.
To buy your tickets for this year’s race, more information about the races, parking information and more… go to www.circuitoftheamericas.com.
If you aren’t able to attend the races, but want to join in on the festivities, you will find the FREE Fan Fest party in downtown Austin to be right up your alley! This party goes on for the entire weekend and runs Friday, October 31st: 5pm – 12am, Saturday, November 1st: 12pm – 12am, and Sunday, November 2nd: 11am – 5pm...along Fourth Street from Republic Square Park to Congress Avenue in downtown Austin.
Fan Fest includes activities for all ages and features live music, interactive displays, simulators, a sports zone, food, drinks and much more!!!
We hope you will take advantage of this AUSTIN ONLY opportunity to see Formula One in the United States.
If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling real estate in the Austin area, please do not hesitate to contact Kathleen Bucher at 512.794.6644 or KathleenBucher@mac.com. It would be an honor to earn your business!
**Photo courtesy of www.circuitoftheamericas.com.