The highly anticipated Formula One United States Grand Prix will take place at the new Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on November 16-18, 2012.
And now you can score yourself some tickets when they go on sale June 10th. Even though Texas’ latest race track is still under construction, Codemasters has added the course to its “2012 F1” video game to give virtual racers a sneak preview of the 3.4-mile race track.
Three-day tickets to the event will start at $159 while grandstand seating priced at $269 to $499 per person. Those that opt for the more expensive package will get round-trip shuttle bus service from the park-and-ride lots in Austin.
“Formula One fans and motorsports enthusiasts around the world have eagerly anticipated this news, and we’re excited to launch public ticket sales for our inaugural event in the next few days,” Circuit chief marketing and revenue officer Geoff Moore said. “We have options to fit every pocketbook.”
The breakdown for grandstand pricing is based on location, with turn 11 being the cheapest of options at $269. Turns two, three, four, and five are $299 while the lower rows on turn 12 are $399. The top tier package sits you at the upper rows of the grandstands on turn 12 for $499.
Circuit of the Americas will also have a full-time trauma center, venues for commercial, education, and social events, and will be open year round.