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Fans Gear Up for a Three-Day Festival of Two-Wheeled Racing at MotoGP

Posted on April 09, 2022

Written by COTA Team

Celebration of High-Octane Racing, Thrills, Speed, and More This Weekend, April 8-10

Four Series of Moto Racing

Fan Parade Laps on Track

Two Expanded Fan Zones

Latest Model Motorcycle Demo Rides

Motorcycle Stunt Shows with Red Bull Trial Riders & FMX Motorcycle Team

COTA Karting and Amusement Rides

AUSTIN, TX (Thursday, April 7) - When the 2022 MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas returns to COTA this weekend, April 8-10, fans can expect a lot more than the best two-wheeled racing series in the world. In addition to MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3, MotoAmerica, and the first-ever North America Talent Cup, guests will be able to enjoy several fan experiences. From amusement park rides and COTA Karting to a motorcycle stunt show and the Soaring Eagle Zip Line, fans will be entertained all weekend long. Tickets for MotoGP start at $42 and are available for purchase at http://circuitoftheamericas.com/motogp/tickets.

"Fans will have the chance to take part in the MotoGP Grand Prix of The Americas in more ways than ever before. Whether you're test riding a new bike, participating in a parade lap on the track, or soaring through the air on one of our new amusement rides, there are so many ways to make your weekend at COTA unforgettable," says Courtney Young, COTA Chief Experience Officer.

Two Expanded Fan Zones: The COTA Fan Zones located in both the Grand Plaza and Support Paddock are a motorcycle lover’s paradise. All weekend long, these areas will be bustling with motorcycle enthusiasts and vendors showcasing the hottest bikes, gear and accessories. With interactive displays, food and beverage options and more, this will be a must-visit stop for guests throughout race weekend.

Motorcycle Demo Rides: MotoGP riders aren’t the only ones who get to have all the fun on the back of a bike this weekend. The celebration of motorcycles extends throughout the weekend, with manufacturers such as Honda, Suzuki, Aprilia, Harley Davidson LiveWire and Yamaha bringing some of their newest, baddest bikes for guests to demo in the Support Paddock.

Cycle Corrals: Bring your own bike out to the track and take advantage of the free motorcycle parking all weekend long courtesy of GEICO. Fans who sign up for a GEICO Cycle Corral will get a commemorative gift along with the chance to ride their bike in a parade lap on COTA’s iconic track. This experience is a once-in-a-lifetime moment for fans hoping to experience the track on their own bike.

Ducati Island: MotoGP's biggest party rages on all weekend long at Ducati Island. Complete with live music, displays and more, Ducati enthusiasts from all over the world will have nonstop entertainment on the Island. A special ticket is required for entry.

World-Renowned Stunt Riders: Fans will be able to see two unique stunt shows at America’s Grand Prix. The Red Bull Trial Riders are world-class athletes riding up, down, and over incredibly difficult terrain, pushing themselves and their trial bikes to the limits of physics and athletic ability. In addition, the critically-acclaimed FMX Motorcycle Stunt Show will have eight performances throughout the weekend, featuring freestyle motocross riders flipping through the air and engaging the crowd with awe-inspiring stunts all day long. Both of these shows will take place in the Grand Plaza Fan Zone.

Tower Observation Deck Experience: Take in one of the most breathtaking views in motorsports from 251 feet above the Grand Prix of The Americas. Tickets are available at the base of the Tower for $20 (adults) and $10 (children under 12). Children 3 and under are free.

COTA Karting: Challenge fellow racing enthusiasts to a ten-minute matchup on our signature 15-turn karting track, located at the Main Grandstand! COTA Karting will be open from 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM exclusively for MotoGP ticketholders. Book your track time in advance by clicking here, or check availability in person at the COTA Karting store. 

Soaring Eagle Zip Line: Experience MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas with a true bird's eye view when you soar high above COTA on our new zip line! Visit the East side of the Main Grandstand from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM to take flight. 

Amusement Rides: Soar, twist, spin and scream on our rides and attractions in the Grand Plaza that will take you to new heights at COTA! Kick the sky on Skyscraper, our 180-foot iconic propeller ride that spins you at speeds exceeding 70 MPH. Let the littlest racers take the wheel on the Speedway 500, a racing-themed ride for the littlest race fans. See COTA from new heights on our Ferris Wheel. Twist, turn, and spin in the air on Freak Out. No matter your age, there's something for everyone in the Grand Plaza. 

Lonestar Land: Get out your boots, and enjoy some of the best burgers, tacos and BBQ in Lonestar Land! Stop by the bottom of the Pedestrian Bridge near Turn 16 for country music, photo ops, and more! With a giant shade tent for fans, this is a great location to relax and enjoy the lively country atmosphere as well as our giant TVs broadcasting the race.

For more information about MotoGP and to purchase tickets visit http://circuitoftheamericas.com/motogp.