Moving to Austin? You Should Know About Circuit of the Americas

Completed in 2012, Circuit of the Americas (COTA) plays host to a multitude of events.  From concerts and action sports, to the only Formula 1 race in the U.S., the United States Grand Prix.  The 3.41-mile track is comprised of 20 turns.  The track’s first turn is it’s most unique, a 133-foot climb into a blind left turn.  Some turns are inspired by the designers favorites from tracks around the world.  The open-air amphitheater, tucked within turns 15 through 19, is the largest permanent outdoor venue in Central Texas.  It has attracted big name acts like Willie Nelson, Blink-182, Taylor Swift, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tim McGraw, and so many more.  A list of upcoming events can be found here.  COTA, not only brings entertainment to the area, it brings economic stimulus to Austin.  Visit the COTA website, here, for a breakdown of how this premier venue impacts the area.

Turn 1 at Circuit of the Americas

Photo Credit: KXAN.com (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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