2023 Circuit of the Americas Events Calendar

Alex Gassman

by Alex Gassman

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This page lists all of the Circuit of the Amercas events in 2023, including motorsport, HPDE, track days, car shows and more at COTA.


Circuit of the Americas events

COTA is the only permanent Formula One track in the United States. Whilst internationally it’s best known for hosting the F1 and seeing the winners lift the US GP trophy, there’s actually a lot more big events held here.

MotoGP, Nascar Cup, Xfinity and Truck Series and the GT World Challenge are some of the other headline events.

In addition there’s a number of club road racing events held at COTA throughout the season. Plus there’s dozens of opportunities for amateur drivers and riders to get on track during HPDE or track days.

Information on all of the different Circuit of the Americas events is pretty spread out, so below I’ve tried to put all the data in one place.

If you are heading to a race weekend at COTA, check out some of the other articles on this site before you go. There’s information about COTA parking, COTA camping, the current Circuit of the Americas lap records, information on the Austin F1 dress code and lots more.

2023 Circuit of the Americas events - motorsport

Obviously the biggest motorsport event taking place at COTA each year is the Formula One weekend, where Circuit of the Americas hosts the official United States Grand Prix. In 2022 a total of over 400,000 fans attended the circuit across the whole 3 day weekend. See our article on the Austin F1 schedule for more information on the timings across the weekend.

Some of the other headline events incude the MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas and the Nascar series races at the circuit.

Below is a list of all motorsport events taking place at COTA this year, including both headline races and club events.

Month Date Event
January 20-22 River City Road Races
Corinthian Vintage Auto Racing
February 11-12 SCCA Lonestar Grand Prix Hoosier Super Tour
March 11-12 Super Lap Battle Time Attack
25-26 Nascar Cup Series - EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix
Nascar Xfinity Series - Pitboss 250
Nascar Truck Series - Pitboss 250
April 15-17 MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas
22-23 Ferrari Challenge
F1 Clienti
XX Programme
Club Competezioni GT
May 19-21 Fanatec GT World Challenge
GT America
August 25-27 Radical Cup
Porsche Sprint Challenge
September 8-10 MotoAmerica Superbikes
MotoAmerica Supersport
MotoAmerica Stock 1000
MotoAmerica King of the Baggers
MotoAmerica Super Hooligans
October 20-22 Formula One United Stated Grand Prix
November 2-5 Austin Speed Tour
December 1-3 World Racing League

2023 COTA events - HPDE / track days

Below is a list of all HPDE and track day events taking place at Circuit of the Americas. These includes days for both cars and bikes.

Month Date Event Car / Bike
April 29-30 Chin Track Days Car
May 3-4 Apex Driving Events Car
6-7 Austin Schnell Fest Car
21 Texas Spokes Autocross Car
27-28 RideSmart Motorcycle School Bike
June 2-4 Edge Addicts Car
July 1-2 RideSmart Motorcycle School Bike
3 Motorsport Bootcamp Car & Bike
14 Edge Addicts after dark Car
30 Texas Spokes Autocross Car
August 17-18 Apex Driving Events Car
September 2-3 RideSmart Motorcycle School Bike
4-5 Apex Driving Events Car
30-1 Austin Schnell Fest Car
October 7-8 Edge Addicts Car
28-29 Chin Track Days Car
29 Texas Spokes Autocross Car
November 18-19 Edge Addicts Car
25-26 RideSmart Motorcycle School Bike
30 Max Track Time Car
December 9-10 Austin Schnell Fest Car
10 Texas Spokes Autocross Car
16-17 Edge Addicts Car

2023 COTA events - car shows

As well as the competitive and amateur events on the circuit itself, COTA hosts a number of car shows and events at the circuit. The most frequent of these is Cars & Coffee which runs most months.

Below is the Circuit of the Americas events calendar for car shows.

Month Date Event
April 29 Radwood
30 Cars & Coffee
May 28 Cars & Coffee
June 18 Cars & Coffee
July 16 Cars & Coffee
August 13 Cars & Coffee
September 24 Cars & Coffee
November 19 Cars & Coffee

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Alex Gassman

I‘m Alex. I write F1 and motorsport travel guides based on my experience as racing driver and full-time motorsport nerd. I’ve traveled the world watching F1 and other racing series.

I started oversteer48 with the aim of helping other motorsport fans who are planning on watching some racing themselves.

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