We've got the scoop on one of Austin's biggest events and the perfect answer to the "Where should we stay for F1?" question! Formula One racing has been a worldwide hit for decades, boasting the fastest circuit-racing cars - reaching speeds of 220 miles per hour - the sport has to offer. This year's US event is returning to the Circuit of the Americas Austin F1 race track after the 2012 debut. But it's not just the Grand Prix that Austin's COTA track features, the multipurpose facility hosts all types of racing events, on vehicle and foot. The 3.4-mile, 1,000-acre track in Southeast Austin holds 120,000 fans, who - in addition to racing events - are treated to:
A Motorsports Driving Club
A Karting Track
Event spaces for rental
Education and business centers
Tickets & Transportation
Tickets for the US Grand Prix in November are on sale . Options range from Premium Grandstand seating, to 3-day passes for the Grandstand Bleachers ($299 to $499), to 3-day passes for General Admission ($169).
Premium seating is located at Turns 1 and 15, and at the Main Grandstand and offers up unique amenities along with the amazing views. Seating at the bleachers is available at turns 2 through 5, and 11 through 12. The more affordable general admission seating is found all over the track, on inclined, grassy areas. With premium tickets, you'll enjoy access to on-site parking , and with the other packages, you'll enjoy round-trip shuttle service .
Once you've scored your ticket, make sure you have somewhere to stay - browse our Austin F1 lodging options.
Where to Stay
HomeAway offers up a variety of Austin F1 vacation rentals! Book a Bastrop rental close to all the action, enjoy a scenic Lake Travis getaway along with all the racing, or enjoy easy access to the city's top restaurants, shopping, and bars, with a downtown condo. There are so many F1 rentals to choose from, that you're sure to find the perfect accommodation for you and your group.
What to Do
There's way more than just the Austin F1 track. The Austin area is full of things to do, like:
Hiking and biking on Town Lake
Browsing the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Checking out the State Capitol
Hanging at Zilker Park
Shopping on South Congress (or SoCo )
...and so much more
- Located downtown
- Meals, spa service, and more available
- Historic, restored home
- Walk to Zilker Park and Congress Ave
- Wifi and HD TV in every room
- Screened porch
- Near Hippie Hollow Park
- "Tree House" deck with panoramic views
- Great for couples or empty nesters