Super Trofeo North America Circuit of The Americas (Cota)
Circuit of the Americas (COTA) is a 3.427-mile (5.515 km) motor racing circuit in an unincorprated area of Travis County, Texas, just outside of Austin city limits. It is the host of the Formula One United States Grand Prix.
The circuit and Grand Prix were first proposed in the middle of 2010. The circuit was the first in the United States to be purpose-built for Formula One. The layout was conceived by promoter Tavo Hellmund and 1993 Motorcycle World Champion Kevin Schwantz with the assistance of German architect and circuit designer Hermann Tilke, who has also designed the Sepang, Shanghai, Yas Marina, Istanbul, Bahrain, Yeongam, and Buddh circuits, as well as the reprofiling of the Hockenheimring and Fuji Speedway.
A crowd of 117,429 watched the Formula One race in November 2012.