Formula One Grand Prix Racing Coming To Austin Texas

April 1st, 2022 by admin Leave a reply »

Austin Formula 1 racing fans have something to be excited about. Not only will there be some outstanding racing action coming to town, but now there is a brand new world-class facility in the works where fans can witness all the action in the beautiful city of Austin, Texas.

Worldwide Sport With Local Appeal

Formula 1 Grand Prix racing is an international sport, holding events around the globe. It will be a thrill for Austin Formula One fans to be able to witness this event right in their back yard.

Austin has been selected to be the host city for the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix from 2012 until 2021. Austin Formula 1 racing will offer visitors great racing action on a state of the art track that is in the construction phase now. It will feature a 5.5 kilometer track with 20 turns combined with 133 feet of varying elevation, featuring a steep uphill leg leading to a hairpin turn. It will be a very fast, challenging track and will run in a counter clockwise direction.

Also in the works are a driving club, a visitor riding and driving experience and a go-kart track. The facility is being constructed in Wandering Creek, which is southeast of Austin.

The people of Austin are world famous for their hospitality and look forward to welcoming visitors to the Austin Formula One racing season in 2012.

Austin Facts

If you are a Formula One fan who is not from the Austin area, here are some fun facts for you to consider about the city:

- Austin is the capital of Texas and a U.S. leader in the technology industry
- It is the 15th largest city in the U.S.
- Considered by many to be one of America’s most beautiful cities
- More than 130 international flights daily to and from Austin and the surrounding area
- Wonderful climate all year around
- Dozens of great hotels in the area with thousands of rooms available
- Outstanding nightlife and fine dining

Formula One Facts

A season of Formula 1 racing features a series of ‘Grand Prix’ races that take place both on circuit tracks and on public roads. Points are accrued for each race and at the end of the season are used to determine the World Championship winners for the drivers and for the constructor teams.

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