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Austin, TX, USA

Circuit of the Americas (COTA)

Discover the world-renowned Circuit of the Americas (COTA), a premier motorsports and entertainment complex located in Austin, Texas. With a diverse range of events and experiences, COTA caters to racing enthusiasts and music lovers alike.

As the host of some of the most exciting and competitive motorsports events in the world, COTA boasts a state-of-the-art track that was designed with input from top drivers. Its varied layout, inspired by famous race tracks around the world, provides a challenging and thrilling experience for competitors and spectators. The remarkable height difference between sectors also makes COTA a unique and exciting venue.

The final master plan was developed in collaboration with HKS, Inc. while the main grandstand, tower and adjacent amphitheater was designed by Austin architect Miró Rivera. COTA features a central Grand Plaza spanning 20 hectares, which includes retail and restroom facilities, entrances to spectator seating, and a large reflecting pool in a green zone.

In addition to hosting Formula 1, COTA also hosts other prestigious racing series such as MotoGP, United SportsCar Championships, World Endurance Championships, and V8 Supercars. Explore our website to learn more about upcoming events and plan your visit to this iconic venue today.

Total area:

420 ha

Track length:

5,515 m



Project status:

Completed in 2012


  • Civil Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Road Works
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