US Grand Prix

US Grand Prix – Latest News, Winners, Qualifying, Circuits, Track

The Circuit of the Americas has marked the return of Formula One racing to the United States, with the first race in COTA being held in 2012. Ever since that race in Austin, F1 has held a race in the USA in every season except the current World Championship calendar.

Since then, it has been a regular feature in the Formula One World Championship. However, prior to that, it was held at several venues. The most notable ones were Sebring, Watkins Glen, Phoenix, and Indianapolis, before its new home in Austin, Texas.

Valtteri Bottas won the 2019 US Grand Prix but his victory was overshadowed by Lewis Hamilton clinching his sixth World Championship and 3rd consecutive title with Mercedes (5 overall).

Most Winners

Name Nationality Year
Ayrton Senna Brazil 1990, 1991
Carlos Reutemann Argentina 1974, 1978
James Hunt England 1976, 1977
Jackie Stewart England 1968, 1972
Jim Clark England 1962, 1966, 1967
Graham Hill England 1963, 1964, 1965
Michael Schumacher Germany 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Lewis Hamilton England 2007, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Past Constructors Winners

Ferrari 1975, 1978, 1979, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2018
McLaren 1976, 1977, 1989, 1990, 1991, 2001, 2007, 2012
Mercedes 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019

US Grand Prix Circuit Details

The Circuit of the Americas is a 5.513-kilometer circuit. It consists of twenty turns with an elevation change of 41 meters. The design draws inspiration from several European Formula One circuits, including Silverstone’s Maggotts-Becketts-Chapel sequence,  Hockenheim’s arena bends, and Istanbul’s Turn Eight.

Where to watch the US Grand Prix

In India, the practice sessions, qualifying, and the race will be broadcast on the Star Sports network. In Africa, Supersport is in charge of the broadcast while in Asia and Australia, Fox Sports handles the broadcast. Canada has RDS while China telecasts the race on CCTV. France relies on TF1 and Canal+ for their Formula One telecast. Germany, Austria, and Switzerland have RTL Germany to thank. Italians who cannot travel to Monza will be watching on Sky Italia. Spain and Andorra have Movistar, while the United Kingdom has Channel 4 and Sky Sports. The USA also shows the race on ESPN.

US Grand Prix Tickets

Tickets are mostly available on the official Formula One website.

Session Day Time
FP1 Friday, 1 November 11:00-12:30 Local time
FP2 Friday, 1 November 15:00-16:30 Local time
FP3 Saturday, 2 November 13:00-14:00 Local time
Qualifying Saturday, 2 November 16:00-17:00 Local time
Race Sunday, 3 November 13:10-15:10 Local time