Take an inside look at F1 track construction

Take an inside look at F1 track construction

Credit: COTA

Updated look at Turn 1.

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by KVUE.com

Circuit of the Americas

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 1:57 PM

ELROY, Texas -- As home to the United States Formula 1 Grand Prix, Circuit of the Americas features a 3.4-mile circuit track with an elevation change of 133 feet. The facility can host 120,000 fans.

The 1,000-acre site in Southeast Austin is two miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

The three-day inaugural race weekend is scheduled for Nov. 16 - Nov. 18.

Click on the gallery to see the latest construction photos.

Click below to watch a time lapse video of the track construction from COTA.

 

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