Dec 13, 2013
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From a press release
issued by Circuit of The Americas:
MotoGP riders in action at Circuit of The Americas.
AUSTIN, Texas – Circuit of The Americas will host the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas event April 11-13, 2014, and the world-class sports and entertainment venue in Central Texas is seeking volunteer race marshals for the three-day program.
Interested parties should complete the Circuit of The Americas’ Preliminary Volunteer Application Form located at . Applications will be reviewed when received and applicants will be notified as soon as possible. Additional information about the event and responsibilities will be distributed as it becomes available. Previous race marshal experience is preferred, but not required.
Individuals selected as volunteer race marshals will receive training and a number unique benefits in exchange for their service, including the chance to experience the MotoGP Championship event held at the Circuit’s world-class sports and entertainment complex.
Tickets for the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas are on sale now at or .
About Circuit of The Americas
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, is the home of world championships and a world-class destination for premium sports and entertainment. COTA hosts the annual FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, which was named 2012 “Sports Event of the Year” by SportsBusiness Journal/Daily, and is the new North American home for the summer edition of ESPN’s X Games. More than one million visitors come to COTA each year for events such as MotoGP™, United Sportscar Racing, the FIA World Endurance Championships, COTA Track Days, business and social functions, and more than 20 performances at the venue’s acclaimed Austin360 Amphitheater, nominated for Pollstar’s “Best New Major Concert Venue” award for 2013. COTA’s 1,500-acre campus includes a variety of permanent structures, including a 44,000-square foot Event Center, an impressive Main Grandstand with hospitality suites and the Velocity Lounge, a 270,000-square foot Paddock Building with 34 garages, and an iconic 25-story Observation Tower at the heart of the facility. For more information and downloadable video and photos, visit: , or the COTA’s dedicated FTP site, media.circuitoftheamericas.com . Follow COTA on Facebook at and Twitter @circuitamericas .
Established as a World Championship by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) in 1949, MotoGP is now into its 63rd year. It is the pinnacle of motorcycle championships in the world and the premier-class of three racing classes that take to the track on a typical Grand Prix weekend. MotoGP has been administrated by commercial rights holder Dorna Sports under the supervision of governing body, the FIM, since 1992. MotoGP has a rich history with Grand Prix events having taken place in every corner of the world. Italy, Japan, Great Britain, Spain, the United States and Australia are just some of the nationalities that have produced high numbers in terms of race victories and world titles in its long history. Information about MotoGP can be found online at .