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Ready for F1 Weekend? Learn about COTA’s 2.8 Billion Austin Economic Impact

Oct 30, 2014 Comments Off on Ready for F1 Weekend? Learn about COTA’s 2.8 Billion Austin Economic Impact by

The Circuit of the Americas opened its doors on October 21, 2012, and ever since the beginning of its construction it has brought a great  economic impact to Austin.  Since it was announced in 2010, COTA’s cumulative economic impact on the Austin metro area has been $2.8 billion, with an average annual impact on the Austin area of nearly $700 million per year, according to an independent study. It has also found that there was an $897 million economic impact on Austin in 2014 alone! COMPLETE STUDY

 

Support your city and buy tickets for the races this weekend of October 31-November 2nd! You can find the race schedule and links to purchase tickets and packages below:

RACE SCHEDULE & TICKETS

 

FYI: The guy in our picture is Nico Hulkenberg, 26, with Sahara Force India…  autograph sessions are available:

FRIDAY12:30 to 12:50 p.m.: Sauber F1 Team

SATURDAY

3:30 to 3:50 p.m.: Infiniti Red Bull Racing
4:35 to 4:55 p.m.: Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
4:55 to 5:15 p.m.: McLaren Mercedes
5:20 to 5:40 p.m.: Scuderia Ferrari

SUNDAY

10:00 to 10:20 a.m.: Lotus F1 Team
10:40 to 11:00 a.m.: Sahara Force India
12:00 to 12:20 p.m.: Williams Martini Racing

 

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Roberto Varela is a native of Mexico, and instantly became a fan of Austin the minute he stepped foot into the city. As a Realtor with The Varela-Kosarek Team with REATX Real Estate, he specializes in urban living and luxury real estate. Roberto makes it a point, as he was once a newcomer himself to this fantastic city, of making newcomers to Austin feel welcome while helping them find their dream home. Here, he shares his passion for all things luxury and some of the best ways to meet people if you're new in Austin.
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