United States Grand Prix, Austin

United States Grand Prix, Austin

Circuit Information

Grand Prix Date: 3rd November 2019 19:07
Bonus Round: No
Circuit Name: Circuit of The Americas
Number of Laps: 56
Circuit Length: 5.513
Race Distance: 308.405
Lap Record: 1:37.392 Lewis Hamilton (2018)

Statistics

Circuit of the Americas (COTA) is the first purpose-built F1 racetrack in the United States and site of the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. The circuit is located near Austin, the capital city of Texas. The circuit is only 5 minutes away from Austin Bergstrom International Airport. Austin is set to host Formula 1 racing from 2012 through 2021 and MotoGP from 2013 to 2022.

The track is designed by well known German architect and circuit designer Hermann Tilke. The circuit length is 5.5 kilometers and the driving direction is counterclockwise. A total of 20 corners with 9 right turns and 11 left turns. The track width is 11.9-15.9 meters and the estimated top speed is 320 km/h. The elevation change of 40.5 meters makes the course not only scenic, but also extremely challenging and very exciting for the spectators.