Circuit of the Americas

Tim Bell experiences brake failure at 154 mph at the Circuit of the Americas

Brake Failure At 154 MPH Is Terrifying: Onboard Video

Tim Bell’s crash at the Circuit of the Americas during the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race last weekend is a lesson in terror. It’s also a remarkable endorsement of current race car safety. DON'T MISS: Mid-Engine Corvette ZR1 To Bow In 2017, Cost $150k: Report The on-board... read more

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2013 Toyota TS030 Hybrid Le Mans prototype

Toyota TS030 Hybrid To Make U.S. Debut At Circuit Of The Americas This Weekend

The American Le Mans Series will host the fifth round of the World Endurance Championship at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas this weekend, and among the... read more September 16, 2013 by

Circuit layout for Grand Prix of America

New York/New Jersey F1 Race Not Happening, Says Ecclestone

Most of the racing world has expressed doubt or outright disbelief that Formula 1 and race organizers would be able to pull off a grand prix in the New York City area. Now... read more August 23, 2013 by

2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe First Drive--Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas

2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe: First Drive

Texas loves its mythology, but it's not always supported by cold facts. "Everything's bigger here" fits on a bumper sticker. Austin's a hub for Smart cars. DFW could fit... read more June 24, 2013 by

That's not where we want our hand in a near-spin

Track Driving, You're Doing It Wrong: Video

Let us just preface this video by saying that we support anyone who wants to learn how to drive their vehicle at the limit on a racetrack. Organizations like the National... read more February 7, 2013 by

Austin's Circuit of the Americas - Image courtesy of McLaren

Will Football Cause The FIA To Reschedule The 2013 U.S. Grand Prix?

Formula One racing may be the most popular form of motorsports in the world, but when it comes to the United States, Big 12 college football may very well take precedence... read more November 21, 2012 by

A virtual lap of the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas

Lap The Circuit Of The Americas With Pirelli: Video

When the lights go out at the start of Sunday’s United States Grand Prix, drivers will be challenged by the first new Formula One track since India’s Buddh... read more November 15, 2012 by

The No. 99 GAINSCO/Riley at the 2011 Rolex 24 - Anne Proffit photo

Alex Gurney And The Red Dragon On Track At The Circuit Of The Americas: Video

Son of racing legend Dan Gurney and prominent racer in his own right, Alex Gurney regularly races the Gainsco/Bob Stallings No. 99 car--known as the Red Dragon--in the Grand... read more October 26, 2012 by

Circuit of the Americas first lap ceremony. Photo via COTA.

Circuit Of The Americas First Lap Ceremony, Onboard And On Track: Video

If you're a fan of motorsports in the U.S., you know about the Circuit of the Americas. This past weekend, track officials and Pirelli North America put on a special event... read more October 23, 2012 by

2014 Aston Martin Vanquish

2014 Chevy Corvette Spy Shots, Aston Martin Vanquish, Ferrari F70 Engine: Top Photos Of The Week

This week was full of spy shots, teaser images, supercar reveals, even first driving impressions. With all of this came some some pretty awesome photos, and once again we've... read more October 5, 2012 by

V8 Supercars in action. Photo via V8 Supercars.

V8 Supercars Dates Set For Circuit Of The Americas In 2013

We've known the Thunder from Down Under was making its way to the U.S. for some time now, but today dates for the V8 Supercars series race at Austin's Circuit of the Americas... read more October 4, 2012 by

Nico Hülkenberg drives the Circuit of the Americas in Codemasters' F1 2012 simulator

Nico Hülkenberg Laps The Circuit Of The Americas In F1 2012: Video

The Circuit of the Americas is progressing toward completion quite nicely, as we showed you in a photo update just yesterday. Codemasters' F1 2012 video game was just... read more October 2, 2012 by

Circuit of the Americas construction progress, 10/1/2012. Images via Friends of F1 Austin Texas.

Circuit Of The Americas Photo Update

The asphalt is laid, the stands are nearing completion, and the general look and feel of the home of the U.S. Grand Prix, Austin's Circuit of the Americas, is finally taking... read more October 1, 2012 by

Circuit of the Americas logo

Circuit Of The Americas Gets The Green Flag From The FIA

It’s now officially official: in less than two months, Formula One racing will return to the United States at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. On Tuesday... read more September 26, 2012 by

Circuit of the Americas rendering

American Le Mans Series To Race At Circuit Of The Americas In 2013

It's not even built yet but Circuit of the Americas (COTA) outside Austin TX is making plans for its future even as dirt is moved into place prior to paving the enterprise... read more June 1, 2012 by

Circuit of the Americas construction progress, May 2012

Circuit Of The Americas Update: Asphalt Testing Underway, Buildings Going Up

Formula 1 is set to return to the U.S. for the first time since the decidedly lackluster 2007 U.S. Grand Prix at Indianapolis--provided the Circuit of the Americas and its... read more May 2, 2012 by


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