No television coverage can compare to being at the Circuit of the America's track live! Slotted as the second last GP in the season, Austin’s results can be a big game changer.
Having touble deciding what seating category and viewing spot would be best for you? If so, this package may well be just the ticket!! Our Multi turn offering allows you a different seat and viewing area each day of the 3 day event! Spend a day each in the two most popular turns, Turn 1 and Turn 15 and as well as a day seeing all of the action from the Main Grandstand. Get fantastic views of the main straight, the heart-pounding turn action of the esses, and a panoramic view of a large portion of the Circuit.
Turns 1 and 15 pay tribute to the finesse and skill of F1 racing, displaying how nimble F1 cars can be through the hairpin turns and the power of the car's incredible acceleration in just seconds while viewing from the Main Grandstand allows for fantastic views of the Pit Area, the Finish Line and turns 1 & 20. You will be in the centre of the action amongst the revving engines and cheering fans while the world’s best drivers navigate the track.
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Speak with your travel consultant about customizing your Grand Prix experience with upgraded seating, VIP parties and beyond.
The race will take place on November 17th, 2013. Please note: Hotels have a 4 night stay minimum from Nov.14, 2013 during the Grand Prix.
Welcome to Austin!
Make your own way from the airport to your hotel. Optional private airport transfer can be arranged in advance if desired. Please speak to your Sales Advisor if you would like to add this into your itinerary.
Take some time to explore Austin's lively downtown area. With so many great sites in the downtown core, we recommend a visit to the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the Texas State Capitol and the Blanton Museum of Art. Alternatively, hop in a cab and head to the Art Deco Austin Museum of Art (AMOA) at Laguna Gloria, a waterfront art gallery with a rotating modern art collection. Stop on by the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center to see their enormous collection of literary manuscripts. Its collection includes a copy of the Gutenberg Bible, the first book published with moveable type; a Shakespeare folio; a first edition of Alice in Wonderland; and a Ulysses proof with James Joyce’s notes written in the margin. The Mexic-Artre gallery exhibits works from South of the Border highlighting the influence great Mexican and Latin American artists have had on Art in the State. Art exhibited include work from José Clemente Orozcos and Rufino Tamayos.
The Renaissance Austin Hotel is nestled in the picturesque hills of Texas Hill Country, and is located 10 Miles from the downtown core (approx. 15 mins drive) and 24 miles from the Circuit of the Americas.
All logistics involved in getting to and from the circuit from your hotel this evening to attend the night tour and VIP party will be looked after for you as shared return evening transportation from Hotel - Circuit - Hotel is included.
For the first time ever, an exclusive, unmatched experience that includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Circuit Track, touring the Main Grandstand Building, the famed Tower overseeing the circuit as well as the medical vehicles, and a chance to view the Champion’s Trophies before they are awarded to the champion is available to you!
As a VIP guest, you will have access to a private party in the track-side hospitality party chalet this evening, featuring a LIVE performance by American Idol winner, Taylor Hicks, a meet and greet with an F1® Driver/Celebrity, an open bar, heavy hors d’oevers, and more! What a way to kick off the event!!!
Choose from the following Options for your daily tickets;
Location: Option 1: Option 2: Option 3:
Main Grandstand Fri Sat SunTurn 1 Sat Sun FriTurn 15 Sun Fri Sat
Turn 1 offers fantastic views of the pit area, starting line and the Turn 1 action atop a dramatic 133 foot elevation.
Turn 15 offers a panoramic view of a large portion of the circuit and the heart pounding action through the hairpin turns at turns 12, 13, 14 and 15.
The Main Grandstand area offers great views of the pit area, starting and finish lines as well as Turns 1 and 20 and easy viewing access to the Grandstands big screens.
The seating has individual seating for turn 1 and 15 and then the main grandstand is a mixture of either individual seating or bleachers with backs. All are open air. The location of seating is on a first come first served basis (all the more reason to book early!) but tend to be at the mid-level section.
Please let your Sales Advisor know of your preference. Please note that seating options are based on availability at time of booking.
Shared return transportation complete with a Tour Director from your Hotel to the Main Grandstand in the circuit in the morning and a transfer back to your hotel at the end of the days excitement is included.
Your daily VIP Fast Track Access Pass which gives you access to the VIP line for entering the track will ensure that you get into the track as soon as possible each day.
You'll be provided with a Lanyard & Ticket Sleeve which you can use during the event and which may provide a lasting momento of your exciting weekend at Austin for years to come!
Today you'll get to watch the Practice Laps. The track boasts stats of 3.4 miles long of track and 133 feet of technical undulation for the drivers to maneuver through. The facility will pay homage to some of the iconic races of the 1960's and offers phenomenal track side experience.
A nice extra inclusion in your package is an in-circuit track shuttle which operates throughout the day on the three days of the event allowing you to get from one location to another quickly and easily. As the track is 3.4 miles in circumferance, you may well choose to hop on and off it over the course of the event.
The excitement continues as you marvel at these high performance vehicles pushed to the limit by their experienced drivers during the day's 2nd stage of Practice Laps.
Once back at your hotel, you may like to indulge at one of the hotel’s three onsite restaurants specializing in savory local cuisine, or get in some work out time at the onsite pool and fitness center during your stay.
One of the most popular restaurants in the Austin Arboretum, Banderas offers a casual atmosphere and a creative Texas Style menu with savory cuisine influenced by Texas history: everything from Spanish, French, Mexican, Southern and American. Join the fun at the SteeRnorth - the Austin Arboretum hotel bar where a roll of the dice inspires the day's cocktail creation! The SteeRnorth is open for dinner daily. @ustinbytes is a new casual style, high-tech cybercafé with wireless service, gourmet coffees, specialty wines and beer, fresh-baked pastries, made-to-order pizzas and sandwiches as well as gourmet desserts.
As yesterday, shared return transportation complete with a Tour Director from your Hotel to the Main Grandstand in the circuit (which is adjacent to the Hospitality venue) in the morning and a transfer back to your hotel at the end of the days excitement is included.
Your On-site Hospitality allows classic entry to an exclusive venue which is adjacent to the Main Grandstand which features great views of the starting line and Turn 1, and includes gourmet Texas-style food and Soft Drinks and water throughout the day as well as Seating in a climate controlled venue, and closed circuit TV Coverage. There is a cash bar available for purchase of premium beverages.
The on-site hospitality offers a sanctuary from the elements, a place to reunite with your travelling companions (or to meet some new friends) and the luxury of a private dining area in close proximity to your track seating at the Circuit.
You'll be privvy to F1 celebrity appearances in the hospitality venue throughout the weekend including Mario Andretti, Louise Goodman and Matthew Furman and there may well be some other on-site surprises!
The Last Practice Lap is set to take place this morning. Each team has this last lap to adjust their vehicles and strategies before the upcoming Qualifying Lap.
Options to upgrade your hospitality beverages included in your package are available. Choose from including beer and wine or alternatively to have access to a full open bar. Please speak to your Sales Advisor if either of these options are of interest.
The Qualifying Run is a crucial moment for each driver and team. This set of laps will determine the team’s starting position for tomorrows Grand Prix.
For the final days event, shared return transportation complete with a Tour Director from your Hotel to the Main Grandstand (which is adjacent to the Hospitality venue) in the circuit in the morning and a transfer back to your hotel at the end of the days excitement is included.
Enjoy continued classic access to the exclusive hospitality venue, before and after the race. During the race, you'll be able to take in the great views of the track from your track seating.
Watch as world class drivers fly past you going upwards of 185 mph.
After the race hang out at the Track and see the Champagne presentation ceremony. If you're lucky you can get yourself into 'pole position' to have a taste of Mumm sprayed your way!
The Renaissance Austin Hotel is rich in the distinct style and diverse personality of the Lone Star State. Nestled in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, this luxury Austin, TX hotel at the Arboretum at Great Hills provides a tranquil environment surrounded by nature trails and 95 breathtaking acres, yet enjoys convenient proximity to Downtown Austin, Sixth Street, Austin Bergstrom International Airport and The Domain Shopping Center, which is just two miles away. From the dramatic nine-story atrium to the stylish oversized rooms and fine dining, the upscale amenities rival the finest hotels in Austin. The hotel recently underwent a large renovation and each room is complete with pillow top mattresses and duvets for added comfort and high speed internet access to stay in touch.
The Renaissance Austin Hotel is rich in the distinct style and diverse personality of the Lone Star State. Nestled in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, this luxury Austin, TX hotel at the Arboretum at Great Hills provides a tranquil environment surrounded by nature trails and 95 breathtaking acres, yet enjoys convenient proximity to Downtown Austin, Sixth Street, Austin Bergstrom International Airport and The Domain Shopping Center, which is just two miles away. From the dramatic nine-story atrium to the stylish oversized rooms and fine dining, the upscale amenities rival the finest hotels in Austin. Each room is complete with pillow top mattresses and duvets for added comfort and high speed internet access to stay in touch.
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