Circuit of the Americas, Two Year Anniversary

Circuit of the Americas, one of the world's premier Formula One racing venues, right here in Austin Texas, has been open since November 2012. View some videos below about the event arena's construction and how it looks today.

Circuit of the Americas is built on about 900 acres of previously undeveloped land just southeast of Austin. Watch a video about the COTA's construction in 2011:

Get an idea of what a F1 race at COTA looks and sounds like:

What's it's like to drive the COTA race course? Watch this:

Among the celebrities who have visited COTA is comedian, former talk show host, and car enthusiast Jay Leno, who came to show off the McLaren MP-4 12C Roadster.

COTA has also hosted other types of races, like this solar-powered model car race:

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