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Old 10-03-2012, 02:20 PM   #1
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Moto GP in Austin

No cross posting, so I will put it here too. Don't know if this is 205, or old news, but I just heard they are going to have a Moto GP race at the new F1 track next year. Tix on sale Oct.16. Going to make this one.


I am editing this so folks can get a second look. Go to the last page, I'm offering free stay in Elgin, 20 miles from COTA.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:53 PM   #2
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No cross posting, so I will put it here too. Don't know if this is 205, or old news, but I just heard they are going to have a Moto GP race at the new F1 track next year. Tix on sale Oct.16. Going to make this one.
yeah, we saw it. Everybody is staying at your place! Actually hotel rates ought to be lower than for the F1. And spring in Austin is better than autumn...usually.
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:57 PM   #3
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Actually hotel rates ought to be lower than for the F1. And spring in Austin is better than autumn...usually.
I don't know what they were for F1 but for MotoGP I saw $300-$700 a night.

On a related note, I am looking for one F1 general admission ticket if you know one any.
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Old 10-16-2012, 07:52 AM   #4
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Under General Admission they show GA1, GA2 and GA3 areas, anybody know where they are?
The dont show a difference on the seating map.

update: I called COTA and they said there was no difference in the access for the GA areas that they just used the 1,2 and 3 for ticket sale tracking, who knows for sure until you get there.
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:49 AM   #5
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Under General Admission they show GA1, GA2 and GA3 areas, anybody know where they are?
The dont show a difference on the seating map.

update: I called COTA and they said there was no difference in the access for the GA areas that they just used the 1,2 and 3 for ticket sale tracking, who knows for sure until you get there.
thanks for checking on that, that's what I was guessing. I just picked GA3 to be different. Got 2 tickets for GA and one for parking.
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Old 10-16-2012, 12:42 PM   #7
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thanks for checking on that, that's what I was guessing. I just picked GA3 to be different. Got 2 tickets for GA and one for parking.
I didn't see a parking pass did you get it off the web or did you call?

And Does anyone know about paddock passes? I definitely want one of those!

And any info on good hotel locations for some blues/rock nightlife would be much appreciated!
Come to think of it any Austin info for a newbie would be great!
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:51 AM   #8
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I ordered mine this morning. Looks like all the grandstands are GA but for a couple on the front straight and I think turn 15.
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Old 10-16-2012, 03:51 PM   #9
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Ordered mine this morning too. Got reserved seating in turn 1 and motorcycle parking pass.
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Old 10-18-2012, 04:04 PM   #10
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Am buying tickets for MotoGP and Aussie V8 Supercars weekends. Would love to go to the F1 race, but ****, those tickets are expensive. No way I'm paying that much so it can go to The Grand Muppet of F1.
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:52 AM   #11
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One general admission ticket and a motorcycle parking pass .


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Old 10-22-2012, 01:21 PM   #12
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Anyone heard about camping near the track? I did a search of the web and found nothing.
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Old 10-31-2012, 04:45 PM   #13
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Just a quick check a week or so ago had hotels at $300 a night. I am RVing for $30 a night.
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:44 AM   #14
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uhh. yeah. No hilton for $150 apparently.

Extended stay places with open parking are $125.. hilton garden inn around $200. (have a garage, iirc)

And that's all right off 6th street. If you take a cab a couple miles you can probably do far better..
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Old 01-13-2013, 10:31 PM   #15
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Tickets sent in the mail or picked up at Will Call?

I bought my tickets and bike parking pass in October and have not received them, I'm assuming they are a "will call" deal and I will pick them up at the track? Anybody got the definitive info on tickets before I call COTA?
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