Cyclists Invited to Cycle The Circuit at Inaugural Bike Night Series
Circuit of The Americas welcome all cyclists for an evening ride around The Circuit for an all-new weekly community event. This event gives cyclists the opportunity to experience the 20 iconic turns that make up track at their own pace, and for those more daring the chance to ride up Turn 1. Finally, enthusiasts can cool off after the sunset ride with food and beverages at the COTA Biergarten.
Marc Marquez Wins the 2017 Horsepower Rodeo
Marc Marquez won his fifth consecutive race at Circuit of The Americas in 2017. Valentino Rossi finished the race in second place followed by Dani Pedrosa in third place.
Porsche Leads in 2017 Lone Star Le Mans
The Lone Star Le Mans returned to COTA’s Formula 1 track on September 17, 2017 as part of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Drivers Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley took home the trophy for the Porsche Team after winning the race in the Porsche 919 Hybrid.
Lewis Hamilton Wins 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
Hundreds of thousands of fans filled the seats at Circuit of the Americas to watch Lewis Hamilton win the 2017 United States Grand Prix after passing Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Max Verstappen originally finished the race in third place but received a 5 second time penalty for overtaking Raikkonen off the track on the final lap of the race. Kimi Raikkonen was awarded the position as a result of the penalty. Carlos Sainz Jr. moved teams from Toro Rosso to Renault replacing the British driver Jolyon Palmer. Mercedes secured their fourth consecutive World Constructors’ Championship with a 155-point lead over Ferrari as Hamilton won and Bottas finished in 5th.
Vintage Racing Championship
Circuit of The Americas hosted the 2017 U.S. Vintage Racing Championship from November 2 -5, 2017. During the race, hundreds of the finest vintage cars in the world competed to take home the golden Bell Racing National Champions helmet.