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Formula 1 Grand Prix in Austin

Austin’s 2018 Formula 1 Race at the Circuit of the Americas

The year’s most thrilling motorsport event is almost here! If you enjoy racing, you must check out Circuit of the Americas and the Formula 1 Race in Austin.

Circuit of the Americas is a new, world-class motorsports and entertainment setting. The Circuit is located only nine miles away from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and only a short drive from our Austin hotel.

Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
The Formula 1 Race spans the weekend of October 19th through October 21sth, 2018. While the race itself isn’t until the last day, Sunday, October 21st, the weekend is jam-packed with live music and other events before the big race.

World-Class Entertainment
Live entertainment will take place on the Super Stage, a one-of-a-kind outdoor setting, deep in the heart of the circuit track!

  • 10 time Grammy winner Bruno Mars will take Circuit of the Americas Super Stage and perform live on Saturday night!
  • The end of the race will be capped off by Britney Spears, giving a thrilling end to the weekend!

Tickets and 3-Day Passes
The Saturday and Sunday night performances on the Super Stage Festival Lawn are general admission events.  Visit the COTA concerts page here for more information! 
3-Day Premium Seating Pass at the Main Grandstand:

  • Start at $445
  • Includes admission to both concerts
  • Seats in the Main Grandstand with backs and cup holders
  • Close to Turns 1 and 15

3-Day Bleacher Seating:

  • Start at $275
  • Includes admission to both concerts
  • Seats on elevated bleachers
  • Close to the race track, including Turns 4, 9, and 12

3-Day General Admission:

  • Start at $169
  • Includes admission to both concerts
  • Spot on grassy hillsides to place chairs or blankets

For tickets and more information, click here.

Stay Near the Races

Our hotel near Circuit of the Americas is the leading choice of Downtown Austin hotels. While staying at the JW Marriott, you will also be in the heart of the “Live Music Capital of the World.” We’re within easy walking distance to hundreds of bars, restaurants, and fun things to do.

Sophisticated Accommodations

Spacious and sophisticated accommodations await your stay at the JW Marriott. Each room and suite offers a sleek, modern design with unparalleled views of the Austin skyline. Rooms and suites also include:

  • Signature Marriott Revive Bedding
  • 48” HD LED Smart TVs
  • High Speed Wi-Fi
  • Glass Showers and Upgraded Bath Amenities
  • Large, Well-lit Work Desks, with Ergonomic Chairs
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Marble Countertops

Don’t forget to check out our newly renovated Edge Rooftop Pool Bar, one of the best bars in Austin! Or rent a cabana and spend a relaxing afternoon lounging by the pool.