United States GP track breakdown: The ups and downs of Austin’s Circuit of The Americas

It’s official, y’all — Formula One is back in the Lone Star State.

Austin, Texas is the home of the United States Grand Prix and Circuit of The Americas, the country’s only purpose-built F1 track. Construction began on Dec. 21, 2010, and it wasn’t until two years later that COTA joined the calendar (the paving process beginning three months before the inaugural race). MotoGP joined the circuit a year after Formula One, and the NASCAR Cup Series entered the scene in 2021.

COTA pulls different characteristics from the greats, like Maggots and Becketts from Silverstone influencing Turns 3-6, but it is […]

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