Circuit of the Americas (COTA) is a unidirectional, grade 1 FIA specification 3.427-mile (5.515 km) motor racing facility located in Elroy, on the southeastern periphery of Austin city limits, in Central Texas.
The circuit and Grand Prix were first proposed in the middle of 2010. The circuit was the first in the United States to be purpose-built for Formula One. The layout was conceived by promoter Tavo Hellmund and 1993 Motorcycle World Champion Kevin Schwantz with the assistance of German architect and circuit designer Hermann Tilke.
|15 Sep 2016||Free Practice 1||14:45 - 16:15|
|15 Sep 2016||Free Practice 2||20:00 - 21:30|
|16 Sep 2016||Free Practice 3||10:30 - 11:30|
|16 Sep 2016||Qualifying||17:45 - 18:05|
|17 Sep 2016||Race||17:00 - 23:00|