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Apr 17, 2013

MotoGP Rider Autograph Sessions Just Part Of The Off-Track Activities At The Red Bull Grand Prix Of The Americas

Red Bull® and Circuit of The Americas™ partner to bring action-packed sports and entertainment to Red Bull MotoGP of The Americas April 19-21

Stunt riders, skydivers, aerial displays, motorcycle jumping, autograph sessions and rider parades are among the fun and spectacle on tap for weekend of world-class competition

AUSTIN, Texas (April 17, 2013) – Circuit of The Americas today announced the schedule of spectacular on-track activities planned for the Red Bull MotoGP of The Americas coming April 19-21 to the United States’ new premier destination for world-class motorsports and entertainment. Event title sponsor Red Bull is joining Circuit of The Americas in pulling out the stops to amaze and entertain fans with a series of special performances on the track and in the skies above the Circuit. The special activities planned during the three-day motorsports celebration are as follows:

Activities for Friday, April 19
MotoGP Rider autograph session: 4:30 p.m. in Grand Plaza
Fan track walk: 6:30 p.m., meet at Main Grandstand east near Tunnel 1

Activities for Saturday, April 20
E3 MotoX Jumping Show: 8:40 a.m., 9:40 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:20 p.m. and 1 p.m. in Grand Plaza
MotoGP rider autograph session: 4:30 p.m. in Grand Plaza

Activities for Sunday, April 21
E3 MotoX Jumping Show: 8:20 a.m., 9:20 a.m., 10:10 a.m., and noon in Grand Plaza
Red Bull aerial display: 10:05 a.m. in skies above Circuit
MotoGP riders parade: 10:20 a.m. on track
Red Bull stunt rider Aaron Colton performs: 10:25 a.m. on track
Red Bull Air Force skydive: 1:30 p.m. in skies above Circuit
National Anthem performance: 1:50 p.m. from Winners’ Podium
Central Texas Wing Commemorative Air Force flyover, featuring vintage World War II aircraft: 1:50 p.m. in skies above Circuit

“Fans around the world associate the Red Bull brand with premium sports and entertainment, and those attending the Red Bull MotoGP of The Americas will experience first-hand Red Bull’s reputation for putting on a great show through the fun-loving, awe-inspiring spectacles and interactive experiences planned for the weekend,” Circuit Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer Geoff Moore said. “There will be plenty of amazing things to see and do each day of the event, in addition to the world-class competition taking place on track.”

Tickets for the Red Bull MotoGP of The Americas are on sale now at www.circuitoftheamericas.com/moto-gp and may be purchased each day of the event at Circuit of The Americas. Three-day general admission tickets are $89; race day-only general admission tickets can be purchased at the Circuit’s Grand Plaza ticket office for $59. College students and military members can purchase three-day general admission tickets for $49 when they present a valid student or military ID. Three-day reserved seating starts at $133 per person. Children ages 12 and under receive free general admission with a ticketed adult. On-site parking may be purchased at the Circuit during each day of the event ($30 per car and $15 per motorcycle). For additional promotions and special offers, visit www.circuitoftheamericas.com/moto-gp .

About Circuit of The Americas
Circuit of The Americas is a world-class destination for performance, education and business. It is the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the United States designed for any and all classes of racing, from motor power to human power, and is home to the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX while also hosting MotoGP™, V8 Supercars™, GRAND-AM Road Racing™, American Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championships. The Circuit of The Americas’ master plan features a variety of permanent structures designed for business, education, entertainment and race use. Its signature element is a 3.4-mile circuit track. Other support buildings include the Austin360 Amphitheater, an expansive outdoor live music space; an iconic 251-foot, 25-story tower with observation deck; an events and conference center; a banquet hall; and a state-of-the-art medical facility. For more information and downloadable video, audio and photos, visit: www.CircuitofTheAmericas.com or www.Austin360Amphitheater.com .