TICKETS FOR U.S. VINTAGE RACING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AT CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS™ ON SALE AUG. 15
AUSTIN, Texas (Aug. 12, 2014) – The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) returns to Circuit of The Americas (COTA) for the annual U.S. Vintage Racing National Championship, Oct. 10-12. Vintage cars from the early 20th century will hit the pavement for three days of exciting on-track racing, live music and fireworks. Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. CDT, with discounts available for students, military members and large groups.
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The U.S. Vintage National Championship will feature approximately 600 vintage race cars from around the globe, some dating back to as early as 1931. Each of the 12 classes will race for the coveted Vintage Racing National Championship title on the full 3.4-mile Grand Prix circuit, and 35 different class winners will be awarded. Qualifying sessions will take place on Friday (Oct. 10) and Saturday (Oct. 11), with racing set for both Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 12).
Fans will get to see over 30 historic Trans-Am cars competing at COTA for the first time, like the original Boss 302 Mustangs, Camaro Z-28s, Plymouth Barracudas, Dodge Challengers and AMC Javelins. American racing legends Dan Gurney, Sam Posey, Mark Donohue, Peter Revson, and Parnelli Jones, drove these during what was known as the “factory wars” in the late 1960s and early 70s.
“We offer some of the most unique, world-class motorsports events at Circuit of The Americas, and we want to make it easy and convenient for fans to attend,” said Circuit Chief Marketing Officer Dominic Iacono. “By offering discounts for students, military and large groups, we hope to give everyone a chance to experience our incredible venue.”
Tickets, premium packages, parking, and RV spots for the U.S. Vintage Racing National Championships will be available for purchase at http://circuitoftheamericas.com/vintage, Friday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. Three-day passes are first come first served for general admission areas. For information about purchasing for large groups please contact our sales team at 512.301.6600. Tickets for the Lone Star Le Mans and the 2014 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX can also be purchased online at http://www.circuitoftheamericas.com.
About Circuit of The Americas
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, is the home of world championships and a world-class destination for premium sports and entertainment. COTA’s marquee event, the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX was awarded 2013 “Sports Event of the Year” by SportsBusiness Journal/Daily, and the same publication named the venue a finalist for 2014 “Sports Facility of the Year.” Additionally, COTA is the new North American home for the summer edition of ESPN’s X Games. More than one million visitors come to COTA each year for events such as MotoGP™, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the FIA World Endurance Championships, business and social functions, and more than 20 performances at the venue’s acclaimed Austin360 Amphitheater, winner of Pollstar’s “Best New Major Concert Venue” award for 2013. COTA’s 1,500-acre campus includes a variety of permanent structures, including a 44,000-square foot Event Center, an impressive Main Grandstand with hospitality suites and the Velocity Lounge, a 270,000-square foot Paddock Building with 34 garages, and an iconic 25-story Observation Tower at the heart of the facility. For more information and downloadable video and photos, visit: www.CircuitofTheAmericas.com, www.Austin360Amphitheater.com or COTA’s dedicated FTP site, media.circuitoftheamericas.com. Follow COTA on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CircuitofTheAmericas and Twitter @circuitamericas and @COTAmedia.