Win the Ultimate F1 USGP Bucket List Prize Package from Circuit of The Americas(tm)

Win $20,000 in prizes, including personal meeting with two Formula One(tm) World Champion drivers

Austin, Texas, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Circuit of The Americas™ (COTA) is offering diehard sports fans in the United States a chance to win the ultimate VIP experience at this year's FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX. 

Rabid fans need to tell COTA officials why attending the F1 USGP this Nov. 15-17 at the United States only Formula 1™ racetrack is on their "bucket list."  The entrant with the most compelling story will win a spectacular F1 USGP prize package valued at $20,000, including…

  • VIP Turn 19 tickets and hospitality for two (2) to the 2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, Nov. 15-17
  • Round-trip airfare for two to Austin
  • Four-night stay for two (2) individuals at the Driskill Hotel in downtown Austin
  • Chauffeured Limousine to Circuit of The Americas Nov. 15-17
  • Two (2) tickets to the Mercedes-Benz Circuit Supper Club (the most exclusive F1 dining experience in town)
  • Two (2) tickets to the exclusive Sting concert at the Moody Theater at ACL Live
  • Two (2) tickets to the official F1 USGP after party, Blu @ W Austin
  • Personal meeting with two (2) Formula One World Champion drivers

"We know there are Formula 1 fans all over the United States who would love to come to our race in style, and we want to hear their stories," COTA spokeswoman Julie Loignon explained. "Whether you've followed Formula 1 racing for decades or are new to the sport, now is your chance to tell us why coming to the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX is on your bucket list. Convince us that you deserve the ultimate F1 USGP experience, and we'll help you make memories that will last a lifetime this November in Austin, Texas."

To enter, visit to fill out the online entry form and review official contest rules.  In their submission, entrants should include any special memories, compelling stories and personal anecdotes about their F1 fandom that they believe will standout to judges. There is no cost to enter the contest, and only U.S. residents are eligible to enter. The deadline to enter is Sunday, Nov. 10, at 11:59 p.m. CT.  A winner will be announced on Monday, Nov. 11.

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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