F1 Austin facility adds race to its event roster

Officials behind the Circuit of the Americas facility have announced a new race to its event lineup.

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ALMS’ presenting sponsor, Tequila Patrón, is a product of Patrón Spirits, which was founded by Austin-based entrepreneur and COTA investor John Paul DeJoria.

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The series features a unique, multi-class auto racing format that brings together five diverse and technically driven categories of international racecars in battles of endurance at speeds topping 180 mph.

“The addition of Circuit of The Americas Circuit of The AmericasLatest from The Business JournalsF1 Austin speeds ahead with AndrettiF1 Austin race recruiting volunteersF1 Austin mass gathering permit approvedFollow this company to our schedule will be very well received by our fans and stakeholders alike. We know we have a lot of ALMS fans in Texas, and for our teams, manufacturers and sponsors, Austin and the surrounding region represent an important new business market,” said ALMS President and CEO Scott Atherton.

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