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Austin Texas Welcomes V8 Supercars to Circuit of the Americas

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For the first time in North America, Austin will host the Australian V8 Supercars Austin 400 at the Circuit of the Americas this weekend. The three-day V8 Supercars event is filled with sports and entertainment on May 17-19, 2013.

V8 Supercars Austin 400 Event Schedule

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The fan-favorite V8 Supercars event features two 62-mile races on Saturday and Sunday on a 2.3 section of the Circuit of Americas track of customized popular passenger cars. All cars use a 5.0-litre, naturally aspirated V8-engine. In 2013, manufacturers joined in the series historically only for Ford Falcons and Holden Commodores.

Fans can meet V8 Supercar drivers for an autograph session at 9:30AM, and enjoy a pit lane and track walk at noon on Saturday and Sunday. The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be on display at 11:00AM Saturday, followed by a MotoX Jumping Show and National Anthem performance at 6:00PM.

Tickets can still be purchased at the Grand Plaza Box Office at Circuit of the Americas beginning at 7:30AM, May 17 through May 19. 3 day passes start at $69 and a single race day pass is $49 for Sunday at the gate. Kids under 12 are free with an accompanied ticketed adult. College students and military are $49 at the gate with valid ID. Offer is good for active military and veterans.

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