Travel Experience Program Brings Fans 'Inside' May 17-19 Event at Austin Facility
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With its spectacular, new Austin (TX) facility fully on-line to host the popular V8 Supercars Series in May, Circuit of The Americas™ is making 3-Day VIP access and group seating available to the general public in a wide range of affordable packages suitable for auto racing fans of all persuasions through Circuit of The Americas Experiences (www.COTAExperiences.com).
The Official program is marketed and fulfilled by QuintEvents, the Exclusive Official Ticket, Hospitality and Travel Package Provider for Circuit of The Americas.
Because of its state-of-the-art facilities and design, the Circuit caters to both large and small groups, individuals and corporate clients. Circuit of The Americas Experiences offers various packages with great ticket locations, on-site hospitality, VIP access, celebrity interaction and other amenities typically available only to major sponsors and TV partners.
The May 17-19 event at the Austin Circuit marks the North American Debut for V8 Supercars Championship racing, the Australia-based, international series known for tightly contested competition with an excitement level that rivals any in motorsports. It is Australia's most prominent racing attraction, contested over three days featuring touring cars that reach speeds of up to 190 MPH.
Official Ticket Package prices start at just $764. In addition to tickets with premium seating, all packages include pit lane access (at specific times), exclusive in-circuit track shuttle access, Fast Access to the facility, gift bag, souvenir lanyard and ticket sleeve, access to the exclusive on-site party venue with celebrity appearances and optional accommodations at some of Austin's finest hotels. All hotel packages include ground transportation to and from the track.
Stand-out packages through the Circuit of The Americas Experiences Official program that were a fan favorite for the F1™ race this past November inspired similar offerings in the V8 packages, including the coveted Multi-Turn and Premium Platinum packages.
Multi-Turn Packages offer racing fans three different views of the Circuit over the race weekend with seating in the Main Grandstand, and the most coveted Turns: Turn 1 and Turn 15. The premium Platinum Package features unparalleled access and VIP treatment including club-level seating in the Main Grandstand with spectacular views of the pit area and live racing, on-site parties in the Velocity Lounge and the Circuit of The Americas Experiences exclusive hospitality party venue featuring celebrity appearances, open bar and food and closed-circuit big screen coverage of the racing action plus private security entrances. All packages are customizable and are detailed at www.COTAExperiences.com.
The Official Ticket package options are designed to bring racing fans closer to the action in a turn-key program that includes amenities available only from Circuit of The Americas Experiences. As the host facility's official travel/experience program, Circuit of The Americas Experiences has offices on site at the track and guarantees the experience, providing an official and secure alternative to agents and online ticket brokers. Circuit of The Americas Experiences Official Ticket Package offerings are also available for Formula 1™, MotoGP™ and will soon extend to Le Mans and GRAND-AM in the coming weeks.
QuintEvents provides similar services to the Formula One Paddock Club™ for the International Racing Series, the National Football League for the Super Bowl, International Series and NFL Draft, Churchill Downs® for The Kentucky Derby® and Kentucky Oaks® and to the The National Basketball Association for its annual All-Star Game and Draft hospitality packaging. QuintEvents' innovative programs enable those properties to expand fan experience and corporate client entertainment opportunities in a way that reflects the quality and prestige of those brands.
Circuit of The Americas™ opened its auto racing schedule successfully November 16-18 with the hosting of the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX™. An exuberant crowd of 117,429 packed the stands of the new 330-acre facility to watch Vodafone McLaren Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton claim his fourth Grand Prix of the season on the 3.4-mile, 20-turn Circuit. Circuit Chairman Bobby Epstein said, "The racing was spectacular. The crowd was enthusiastic and appreciative, and we showed the world that Formula 1 has a new U.S. home in Austin, Texas."