Formula Americas

THE ULTIMATE OPEN WHEEL DRIVING EXPERIENCE

Every one of us has dreamt of being a race car driver, and now that dream can become a reality. Welcome to Formula Americas, where you’ll strap into the cockpit of one of the world's most advanced open-wheel race cars for what is sure to be the most exhilarating drive you’ve ever had. The thrill of piloting an open-wheel race car is like nothing else you’ve ever experienced, and there's no greater place to do it than the Home of The World Championships.

FORMULA AMERICAS EXPERIENCE - $650

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Our 90-minute Formula Americas program wastes no time getting you on the track to scout out the turns, curves, and elevation changes of the Grand Prix Circuit in our luxurious fleet of Audi vehicles. Once you’re comfortable with the layout, it’s time to suit up, put that helmet on, and get out there in the Formula Americas for the adrenaline packed track session of a lifetime. You’ll start off with a minimum of three laps on our 2.3 mile National Circuit and cap off the experience with three intense open-wheel laps around the full 3.4 mile Grand Prix Circuit. 


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Frequently asked questions

How much time do I get behind the wheel?

At minimum, you’ll start off with three laps on our 2.3 mile National Circuit before a second session on-track with three laps around the full 3.4 mile Grand Prix Circuit. If time permits, we’ll try to give you even more. Expect approximately a full 30 minutes behind the wheel of a true FIA spec race car.

What do I need to bring on the day of my driving experience?

Dress casual and wear comfortable shoes (no sandals, high heels or boots). Bring your confirmation email and driver's license on the day of the event. All registered participants must present a valid driver's license permitting them to drive passenger vehicles on the date of the event. The organizer of the event will ask to view your driver's license and sign a waiver before driving commences. 

Is there an age limit?

Drivers must be 18 years old in order to participate in the Formula Americas program.

What are the height and weight restrictions?

If you are 6’4” or below, 225 lbs or less, or a size 12 shoe and under, you will fit comfortably in the car. If you are outside of these parameters, there is still a good chance you will fit comfortably. Please reach out to us at drive@thecircuit.com if that is the case.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you cancel greater than 180 days of the experience date, COTA will provide a full refund.  If you cancel between 180 days and greater than 90 days of the experience date, COTA will provide a 50% refund.  If you cancel less than 90 days of the experience date, there will be no refunds issued. We must receive your cancellation by email to drive@thecircuit.com. We are not responsible for personal or business conflicts, cancelled travel arrangements, medical emergencies, or other unforeseen changes in your plans that prevent you from attending your scheduled event. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason and a refund or alternate date will not be granted if you are a “no show”.

What if I need to reschedule my date?

If it is necessary to reschedule your program, please notify drive@thecircuit.com immediately. Rescheduling is accepted 90 days prior to an experience date.  Rescheduling less than 90 days prior to an experience date is on an exception basis only with a 25% fee assessment based on the total cost of your experience. COTA will not reschedule your event if no prior notice is provided. We consider this to be a "no show" and your entire event fee will be forfeited. We are not responsible for personal or business conflicts, cancelled travel arrangements, medical emergencies, or other unforeseen changes in your plans that prevent you from attending your scheduled event. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason and a refund or alternate date will not be granted if you are a “no show”.

What if it rains during the program?

All programs run rain or shine.

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Got questions? Our driving experience team is here to help. Contact us by email or give us a call at 512-655-6355.