KID ROCK TO PERFORM POST-RACE CONCERT AT 2014 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX
AUSTIN, Texas (Aug. 14, 2014) – Circuit of The Americas™ is pleased to announce that Southern rock and country icon, Kid Rock will entertain fans with a post-race concert at the Austin360 Amphitheater on Sunday, Nov. 2 of the 2014 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX race weekend. Fans can also take part in the post-race track invasion, where they have the opportunity to walk in the tire treads of their motorsports heroes.
Kid Rock is a multi-instrumentalist and music producer whose album sales have reached over 26 million worldwide since the early 90s. Rock reached commercial success with his 90s hit singles, “Bawitdaba” and “Cowboy.” Rock garnished his first country hit and his most popular song in the U.S. to date with his Sheryl Crow collaboration, “Picture” which charted No. 4 on the Hot 100. Rock’s 2007 album featuring the song “All Summer Long,” charted at No. 1 in eight countries across Europe and Australia, and the music video received more than 48 million views on YouTube. Rock’s unique musical style range of hip hop and heavy metal to country rock and rap, has led to his following of countless fans worldwide. The release of his album Born Free in 2010 debuted at No. 5, selling 189,000 copies in its first week. His most recent album, Rebel Soul, became certified gold shortly after its release.
“The Formula 1 United States Grand Prix is one of the largest sports parties in the country, and was named the Sports Event of the Year for 2013 by the SportsBusiness Journal,” Circuit Chief Marketing Officer Dominic Iacono said. “A live performance by a rock icon like Kid Rock will be the perfect end to what will be a sensational weekend of racing and entertainment at this year’s Grand Prix in Austin.”
This unique race-day experience is available to fans with three-day tickets, which start at $169 per person. The live Kid Rock concert will be transmitted onto high-definition video boards throughout the circuit, so fans will have a chance to see both of these elements. Tickets for the 2014 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 can be purchased online at www.circuitoftheamericas.com/f1. For information on personal seat licenses for Formula 1 events and other motorsports and entertainment programming at Circuit of The Americas, call the Circuit’s Sales Team at 512.301.6600.
For individuals, groups and companies looking to experience the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX race weekend in a special way, Circuit of The Americas™ Official program, Circuit of The Americas Experiences (www.COTAExperiences.com, 866.801.6975), is offering racing enthusiasts a turn-key elevated race weekend experience to the 2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX.
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.