November 15, 2012 at 22:49 PM EST
Circuit of The Americas(tm) offers FTP site with hi-res video footage for media
FTP site provides high-resolution video files for media covering grand opening of Formula 1's new U.S. home

Austin, Texas, Nov. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Circuit of The Americas has created an FTP site to allow media representatives to download high-resolution video related to the grand opening of the purpose-built Grand Prix Circuit.  The sports and entertainment facility will host its inaugural FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX Nov. 16-18.

The FTP site, media.circuitoftheamericas.com, offers a selection of videos, including several minutes of file footage of the $400-million venue, its undulating 3.4-mile racetrack and spacious grandstands and hospitality areas. 

More videos available for download include

  • Legendary driver Formula One World Championship winner Mario Andretti's first laps around the track at the Circuit's First Lap Ceremony;
  • Two-time Academy Award®-winning director Ron Howard's personal tour of the facility; and
  • Additional footage of the Circuit.

The high-resolution videos are available for immediate download at media.circuitoftheamericas.com.   

 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, visit: www.CircuitofTheAmericas.com.

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CONTACT: Ali Putnam 
         Office: 512.301.6600 
         Ali.Putnam@circuitoftheamericas.com 
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