Interviews at Circuit of the Americas Press Conference

First, if you haven't seen some of the images from today, click the link below:


Second, we got a chance to chat with Bob Varsha of SpeedTV after the Press Conference and chat about Formula 1 fans in America and the impact of Social Media on Formula 1.

Interview with Bob Varsha of SpeedTV from The Austin Grand Prix on Vimeo.

 and Third, I talked with Christan Epp of Tilke Engineering, the designers of the track, about the design process and how they reacted to the Austin terrain and climate, as well as the potential for sustainable features in the facilities.




Facility Features

Some of the new site features of the site, observation tower by Miro Rivera Archictects, Grand Plaza, Partnerships with Texas A&M, Houston Titlson, St. Edwards University and Del Valle, live music venue and a dedicate Trauma Center for the southeast Austin region.

COTA CEO Steve Sexton

Steve Sexton takes about the multi-use facility. Below, Texas state Senator Kirk Watson with City of Austin Council Members, Mayor Lee Leffingwell, Mike Martinez