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How to: Get your go-kart on at Austin's Circuit of the Americas

COTA's multi-turn track is more challenging than it looks, says Austonia's Claire Partain. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

Few of us will ever feel the thrill of whipping through Circuit of the America's 23-turn track at the 220+ mile per hour speeds of Formula 1 racers. But thrill-seekers still rev their engines at COTA thanks to its go-kart track and ziplining service.

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US Grand Prix vs. Miami: How Miami's luxe first race compares to Austin's festival-esque F1 experience

Austin's U.S. Grand Prix will see some competition in the Miami race as it begins this weekend. (COTA/Twitter)

With an estimated 300,000 expected to pour into Miami for the freshly-minted Miami Grand Prix race this weekend, Austin's Circuit of the Americas will no longer be the only F1 race in the States.

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Exclusive: With new five-year deal, COTA chairman says Formula 1 is far from 'F1 and done'

COTA announced it had inked a five-year deal with F1 in February 2022. (MSI Images/Twitter)

In a year packed with near-constant noise at Austin's purpose-built Formula 1 racetrack, the uncertainty around Circuit of the Americas' newest F1 deal may seem to be forgotten.

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