Circuit of The Americas (COTA) is offering military service members, law enforcement personnel and first responders the chance to enjoy the new Memorial Day weekend tradition in Austin, Texas, RedFest presented by Natty Light, at a significant discount. Servicemen and women purchasing tickets for RedFest May 23-25 will pay only $59 for a three-day pass—a savings of 40 percent—when they verify their service at GovX.com and purchase their discounted RedFest tickets online at www.GovX.com/RedFest.
The inaugural RedFest presented by Natty Light May 23-25 at Circuit of The Americas™ will feature some of Austin’s hottest bands and musicians as the three-day celebration of music, comedy and the great outdoors pays tribute to the “Live Music Capital of the World” through its Local Music Stage. Each day of the festival features a popular local headliner, with the Saturday and Sunday schedules also offering fantastic Austin-based acts leading up to or following the main event. The Local Music Stage at RedFest presented by Natty Light will give music lovers from around the world a taste of what makes Austin’s music scene so unique.
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) and Jeff Foxworthy are teaming up to give entertainment seekers a fantastic new way to spend Memorial Day weekend in Central Texas through RedFest presented by Natty Light, a celebration of country music, comedy and the great outdoors. A big focus of the entire weekend will be paying tribute to U.S. military members and their families and honoring the sacrifices they’ve made in service of their country. HONORING THOSE WHO SERVE… Memorial Day was created to remember the men and women who died serving their country in the U.S. Armed Forces. To recognize those who are still serving today, COTA and team Foxworthy are donating 6,000 three-day tickets to RedFest presented by Natty Light to Texas-based military members and their families based at Camp Mabry in Austin and Fort Hood in Killeen. The tickets donation, valued at approximately $700,000, means thousands of local service personnel and their families can enjoy this massive, three-day holiday celebration of music and all-American activities free of charge.
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) is bringing the “Spirit of Le Mans” to the Lone Star State Sept. 19-20 for what will be a Texas-sized celebration of sports car racing and live music. The all new Lone Star Le Mans mixes the best of international endurance racing, like the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France, with sights, sounds and flavors as big as Texas. Fans will enjoy unprecedented, open access to majestic, high-tech racing machines and the skilled competitors who pilot them, including famous drivers like TV star Patrick Dempsey and former Formula 1™ driver Mark Webber. The Lone Star Le Mans also marks the debut of night racing at Austin’s award-winning grand prix circuit.
Circuit of The Americas president and chief executive officer Jason Dial today provided this statement upon confirmation that Gene Haas, co-founder of the title-winning Stewart-Haas NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing team, will enter a new team called Haas Formula in the world’s most popular motorsport, Formula 1 racing, sometime in the next two years.
It turned out to be a perfect weekend for the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez, who dominated the weekend’s activities, leading every practice session, qualifying on pole, and easily winning Sunday’s 2014 Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas. Making it look easy, the young Spaniard rode his No. 93 Repsol Honda to a second consecutive win in Texas at the Circuit of The Americas, starting from pole and leading the race from start to finish. In the process, he became the first rider to win the first two races of the year from pole in the premier class since Mick Doohan performed the feat in 1995.