Circuit of The Americas(tm) launches iPhone(r) application for F1 USGP

Circuit of The Americas(tm) launches iPhone(r) application for F1 USGP

Application helps fans explore facility, purchase tickets and experience

Austin, Texas, Nov. 15, 2012 (GLOBE  NEWSWIRE) -- Circuit of The Americas  has 
launched a free  mobile application in  advance of the  2012 FORMULA 1  UNITED 
STATES GRAND PRIX that will help fans prepare for their Grand Prix  experience 
by putting useful  information about  the venue,  transportation and  parking, 
race-day schedules, entertainment, ticketing  information and handy  reference 
guides on Formula 1™ and the City of Austin at users' finger tips. Circuit  of 
The Americas will host Formula 1's  exciting return to the United States  Nov. 
16-18 at its brand new, world-class facility in Central Texas.

With the Circuit's mobile app, users can do the following:

  *Explore the track in full 3-D, including event-related entertainment and
  *View and purchase tickets to upcoming motorsport and entertainment events;
  *Access the schedule of events;
  *Plan trips to Circuit of The Americas ;
  *View frequently ask questions and the latest track news and social feeds;
  *Learn about the Circuit's Green Initiative;
  *Use the Tour Guide to find out where to eat, drink, and play in Austin,
    Texas; and
  *Find out everything you need to know about the sport of Formula 1.

"We have more than 110,000 race fans coming to spend the race weekend with us,
and we know  they're eager  for useful  information on  the Circuit's  layout, 
schedule and how to  get around; the  inside track on  all of the  after-hours 
entertainment and parties planned  for visitors; what's  going on downtown  at 
Austin Fan Fest Powered by  Mobil 1; and tips on  where to stay, eat and  shop 
during their stay in Central Texas," Circuit spokesperson Julie Loignon  said. 
"Our free mobile application  puts loads of handy  information in the palm  of 
race goers hands  and will make  Grand Prix weekend  easy to navigate  whether 
you're a Formula 1 newcomer or veteran.  You can also buy tickets to  upcoming 
events at the Circuit. Anyone planning  to attend the FORMULA 1 UNITED  STATES 
GRAND PRIX  should download  the Circuit  of The  Americas mobile  app  before 
heading to the track."

The free application, which is presented  by AT&T, supports iPad, iPhone,  and 
iPod Touch  products on  iOS 5.0  operating  platforms and  above and  can  be 
downloaded at the iTunes store ( The Circuit is also currently
developing applications to support phones  and tablets with Android  operating 

About Circuit of The Americas

Circuit  of  The  Americas  is  a  world-class  destination  for  performance, 
education and business. It is the  first purpose-built Grand Prix facility  in 
the United States designed for any and all classes of racing, from motor power
to human power, and is  home to the 2012 FORMULA  1 UNITED STATES GRAND  PRIX™ 
set for Nov. 16-18. Racing series  joining the Circuit's 2013 line-up  include 
MotoGP™, V8 Supercars™ and GRAND-AM Road Racing™. The Circuit of The Americas'
master plan features a variety of permanent structures designed for  business, 
education, entertainment and  race use.  Its signature element  is a  3.4-mile 
circuit track. Other support buildings include an expansive outdoor live music
space,  an  iconic  251-foot  tower  with  observation  deck,  an  events  and 
conference center,  a  banquet hall  as  well as  a  state-of-the-art  medical 
facility. For  more  information and  downloadable  video, audio  and  photos, 


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