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Circuit of the Americas releases tickets for 2022 US Grand Prix F1 race

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Tickets for Austin's Formula 1 race at Circuit of the Americas go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday.


The U.S. Grand Prix, which estimated a record-breaking crowd of 400,000 attendees at its 2021 race, will once again hit the track in southeast Austin October 21-23.

General admission and parking passes are not yet up for sale, but those looking for prime seating at the luxury racing venue can buy premium and bleacher tickets starting at $353 upon the Wednesday release.

Premium tickets, which include seats on Turns 1, 2, 4, and 15, will go from $605-$1,641 for the entire three-day race weekend. Bleacher tickets on Turns 9, 12 and 19 sell from $353-$547. Click here to buy tickets.

The race will be held in Austin through at least 2026 thanks to a five-year deal struck by F1 and COTA earlier this year. With interest booming from Netflix's "Drive to Survive" and a new Miami track debuting this year, it looks like the U.S. Grand Prix could enjoy more sellouts for years to come at the Austin venue.

The F1 season, featuring stars including defending champion Max Verstappen and rival Lewis Hamilton, will kick off with the Bahrain Grand Prix March 18-20.

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1923 Lake Austin mansion demolition request pitting preservationists and some neighbors against owner and city preservation office
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Freaky Floats and other Austin food & drink news
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What's new in Austin food & drink this week:

  • Nau's Enfield Drug closing after losing their lease. Did McGuire Moorman Lambert buy the building, with its vintage soda fountain?
  • Nixta Taqueria Chef Edgar Rico named to Time Magazine's Time 100 Next influencer list, after winning a James Beard Award earlier this year.
  • Question: From what BBQ joint did pescatarian Harry Styles order food this week?
  • Austin Motel is opening the pool and pool bar Wednesday nights in October for Freaky Floats.
  • Vincent's on the Lake closing due to "economic conditions and low water levels [at Lake Travis]."
  • Cenote has closed its Windsor Park location. The East Cesar Chavez location remains open.
  • The Steeping Room on N. Lamar has closed.
  • Local startup It's Skinnyscored new financing for its gluten-free pasta business.
  • P. Terry's opened a new location in Kyle, at 18940 IH-35.