Austin Texas 2012 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

Visit Hotel Contessa in San Antonio During Circuit of The Americas

November 16-18, 2012 - 9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd Austin,Texas 78617

Formula 1 racing comes to Texas this November with the all-new Circuit of the Americas complex. Circuit Of The Americas is a multi-purpose facility that will host the most prestigious racing events in the world, including the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™. It is the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the U.S.

Built around a state-of-the-art 3.4-mile circuit track with capacity for 120,000 fans and an elevation change of 133 feet, the facility is designed for any and all classes of racing – from motor power, to human power.

Circuit of The Americas is ideally situated on a 1000-acre site in southeast Austin, approximately two miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport, with scenic views of downtown.

Located 83 miles from San Antonio’s culture-filled city center, the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix is expected to draw over 300,000 race enthusiasts from across the globe during its November 16-18, 2012 event. This will be the first event in a 10-year contract Formula 1 has with Circuit of the Americas. Whether before, during or after the 2012 race, San Antonio is the perfect place to revel in the splendor of the River Walk and savor one of the nation's leading culinary destinations - all while keeping you within close proximity to race day events.

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