International music sensation Pitbull to perform post-race concert at 2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX

Race fans can enjoy free concert and track invasion after the Formula 1(tm) race

Austin, Texas, Oct. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Circuit of The Americas™ is pleased to announce multiple post-race activities free to fans attending the 2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, with a post-race concert from globally recognized music sensation Pitbull at the Austin360 Amphitheater on Sunday, Nov. 17. Fans will also have the opportunity to take part in the post-race track invasion, providing track access from Turns 1 to Turn 15.  

Pitbull a.k.a. Mr. Worldwide and Mr. 305 is a globally successful musician, performer, business entrepreneur, fashion icon and actor whose career sales exceed five million albums and 40 million singles worldwide. Pitbull has No. 1 hits in more than 15 countries, and his videos have been viewed more than three billion times.  His music video for the single "Give Me Everything" has received more than 300 million views on YouTube. His world tour sold out concerts in United States, Canada and Europe before bringing the party to the Japan, China, Latin America and Australia.

Pitbull's single, "Feel This Moment," featuring Christina Aguilera, from his critically acclaimed album Global Warming became a global hit. It was the highly anticipated follow-up to Planet Pit, which earned critical acclaim and enjoyed massive commercial success with sales of more than 1.7 million albums and 19 million singles. "Don't Stop The Party" comes on the heels of Pitbull's two million-selling single "Back In Time," the chart-topping anthem from the action-adventure-comedy Men In Black 3.

"The Formula 1 United States Grand Prix is one of the largest sports parties in the country, and a live performance by a worldwide sensation like Pitbull will be the perfect end to an awesome day of racing," Circuit Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer Geoff Moore said. "We know how much race fans like personal access to the racetrack, and this year we're hosting a track invasion right after the Formula 1 race to let guests literally walk in the tire treads of their motorsports heroes. We will transmit the live Pitbull concert into our large, high-definition video boards and sound system around the circuit, so fans who want to see the track for themselves won't miss Pitbull's performance. We're really excited to add these elements, which are included with the price of admission, to what will be a sensational entertainment line-up at this year's Grand Prix in Austin."

This unique race-day experience is available to fans with three-day tickets as well as Sunday-only tickets, which start at $129 per person. Tickets for the 2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX can be purchased online at (under the EVENTS section of the website) or For information on personal seat licenses for Formula 1 events and other motorsports and entertainment programming at Circuit of The Americas, call the Circuit's Sales Team at 512.301.6600 and press "1" to be connected to a sales representative.

For individuals, groups and companies looking to experience the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX race weekend in a special way, Circuit of The Americas™ Official program, Circuit of The Americas Experiences (, 866.801.6975), is offering racing enthusiasts a turn-key elevated race weekend experience to the 2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX.

About Circuit of The Americas

Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, is a world-class destination for premium sports and entertainment. It is the first racing facility in the United States purposely built for Formula 1™ racing and is designed to host a variety of sports and entertainment events. The Circuit is home to the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, which was named the 2012 "Sports Event of the Year" by SportsBusiness Journal/Daily, and is the new North American host of the summer edition of ESPN's X Games.  Additionally Circuit of The Americas welcomes spectators from around the world for some of the most prestigious national and international motorsports series, including MotoGP™, V8 Supercars™, GRAND-AM Road Racing™, American Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championships.

Circuit of The Americas' 1,500-acre campus includes a variety of permanent structures designed for business, education, entertainment and sporting use. Its signature 3.4-mile, 20-turn undulating racetrack features remarkable elevation changes and a number of challenging turns patterned after some of the world's iconic Grand Prix tracks. The Austin360 Amphitheater is an expansive outdoor live music space, featuring the largest permanent stage in Central Texas and the capacity for 14,000 guests. The Circuit's iconic 25-story Observation Tower has a viewing platform offering 360-degree views of the venue, downtown Austin and Texas Hill Country. The 44,000-square foot Event Center offers an expansive convention and banquet space that doubles as an international Media Center during sports and entertainment event.  The Event Center includes more than 30 broadcast booths, an internal café and dedicated news conference room. The Circuit's massive Main Grandstand features permanent seating for 9,000, a variety of well-appointed suites, and the Velocity Lounge and hospitality area.  Circuit of The Americas also offers a state-of-the-art on-site medical facility, parking for 25,000 vehicles, taxi and shuttle bus depots and a permanent heli-stop. For more information and downloadable video, audio and photos, visit:, www.Austin360Amphitheater.comor the Circuit's dedicated FTP site,


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