Repaving Process Finalized
Circuit of The Americas’ track was recently resurfaced to create the ideal racing environment for the upcoming races and events. Ground penetration radar and laser mapping equipment & software was used to map the track and identify the different repairs needed.
NASCAR Returns to COTA
The 2022 EchoPark Texas Grand Prix NASCAR Cup Series Race took place at Circuit of The Americas in Austin Tx on March 26th, 2022. The race lasted for 69 laps around the 3.41-mile-long track and was completed in just over 3 hours. Ross Chastain was the race leader for 31 laps and finished in first for team Chevrolet. The NASCAR Cup Series featured supporting races by the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series during the race weekend.
Enea Bastianini Wins America’s GP
Enea Bastianini won the 2022 Grand Prix of The Americas becoming the first repeat winner of the year and the leader of world championship. Alex Rins finished the race in second place and Jack Miller, who led the majority of the race, finished in third place.
COTA Food Drive for Central Texas Food Bank
After the success in 2020, COTA hosted its second food drive for the Central Texas Food Bank. At the event, Circuit of The Americas’ fans were able to raise over 1.6 million meals for the Central Texas area. Guests who donated were able to coast the track at a maximum speed of 20 MPH and experience the track’s iconic turns and elevation changes.
Cars and Coffee Summer Series
Cars and Coffee Austin presented by Drive Coffee returned to Circuit of The Americas on June 26th, 2022 for long awaited car meet. During the car show, race fans were able to witness a replay of the 2021 Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix while admiring some of the finest automobiles in Texas. This event kicked off the three-part summer series for car enthusiasts.