This weekend’s wallpaper comes to us from Kurt Bradley, who is out at Circuit of the Americas for the huge Lone Star Le Mans weekend of racing. And this car in particular is a heartfelt tribute to a driver we said goodbye to earlier this year. »
This man — Fan Man — has the most important job in racing right now. It’s hot and humid as balls outside at this test day, and all I’m doing is walking around grabbing some photos. Inside a car probably feels like a sauna when the car is off.
Is there a prettier BMW Z4 in the world? No. No, there isn’t. Here’s BMW Team RLL testing at Circuit of the Americas for Lone Star Le Mans next weekend.
Today’s wallpaper comes courtesy of our very own Stef Schrader, who probably took this photo herself but there’s a 10% chance it was actually Puff: »
If there's any one racing vehicle with a power-to-weight ratio that would make Colin Chapman fanboys weep, it's a motorcycle. Patrick George and I will be will be here at Circuit of the Americas all weekend, watching motorcyclists battle it out at face-melting speeds. »
Usually loose livestock is more of a problem in Texas, but out at Circuit of the Americas they're dealing with an animal nuisance of the smaller, cuter variety. »
Years ago, when Tavo Hellmund first got the fairly insane idea to bring Formula One racing to Austin, Texas, he called his buddy Kevin Schwantz to ask what would make the track great for the world championship of motorcycle racing as well. »
What insights can you glean about a new car from just two Circuit of the Americas laps when you’re in the passenger’s seat? Not as many as you’d like, especially when it’s a car as important as the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V. I’d prefer to know everything about that car but we’re not there yet. What I can tell you is that… »
Pirelli World Challenge features one of the most diverse fields of sportscars in America. The Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy (read: all wonderful Porsche Cup cars) is running this weekend, too. Patrick and I will be covering the event all weekend long, and here's why you should pay attention (even from home). »
If you think going to an F1 race at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) would be an amazing experience, I would argue that a track day at COTA is even better. »
Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage is so butthurt over this weekend's NASCAR race being double-booked with Circuit of the Americas' United States Grand Prix that he's adamant that COTA shouldn't get NASCAR or IndyCar—ever. I hate to break it to you, man, but sound management decisions aren't typically… »
If you're coming to Circuit of the Americas for the United States Grand Prix, welcome! We're here to answer the most burning question that no one's ever tackled in a local guide: where's the best place to go to the bathroom at the track? »
Hey, you. You like old Alfa Romeos? Datsuns? Porsches? MGs? Corvettes? Old-school F1 cars? If you're reading this website, then the answer to all of that is likely yes. So if you're anywhere near Austin this weekend, you should get to the Circuit of the Americas. »