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Sunday, March 24, 2024
Gate Time: 10:00 AM
NASCAR Cup Series

Race fans will experience another unforgettable weekend of NASCAR in Austin, Texas when the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series & NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series return to Circuit of The Americas March 22-24, 2024! The action-packed NASCAR at COTA weekend will Keep Austin Wheeled with the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix on Sunday preceded by the Focused Health 250 and XPEL 225 on Saturday.

Speedway Experience

Speedway Experience Powered by EchoPark Automotive

Friday - Sunday, March 22-24, 2024
Speedway Experience <span>Powered by EchoPark Automotive</span>

Be sure to stop by the EchoPark Automotive display in the Fan Zone all weekend for live entertainment, music, prizes, games & more! Plus, you can check out the EchoPark Automotive fleet of vehicles.

Fan Zone Opens: 2 p.m. Friday | 9 a.m. Saturday | 10 a.m. Sunday

Saturday:

  • 9:15 & 10:45 a.m. – Red Trouser Show
  • 3 p.m. – 1st Cavalry Division Band

Sunday:

  • 10:15 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. – Red Trouser Show
  • 11 a.m. – Trackside Live featuring appearances by Michael McDowell & Daniel Suarez
  • 1 p.m. – 1st Cavalry Division Band
  • Time TBD – EchoPark Coffee Cup Series featuring Michael Waltrip & Kyle Petty

Trackside Live

Sunday, March 24, 2024 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Trackside Live

This high-energy entertainment pre-race show includes driver interviews with some of the top stars in the NASCAR Cup Series hosted by Jose Castillo! Don't miss it at the EchoPark Automotive display in the Fan Zone on Sunday, March 24 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Guest Appearances:

  • 11 a.m. – Michael McDowell
  • 11:15 a.m. – Daniel Suarez

EchoPark Coffee Cup Series

Sunday, March 24, 2024 | Time TBD
EchoPark Coffee Cup Series

Join Michael Waltrip & Kyle Petty Sunday morning (time TBD) at the EchoPark Automotive display in the Fan Zone for a meet-&-greet with free coffee, autographs, Q&A session & a grand prize raffle for a pace car ride & upgraded VIP tickets.

Raffle winner must be present at the EchoPark Automotive display in the Fan Zone during the raffle distribution & selection to be eligible to win & claim their prize.

Pre-Race Concert

Riley Green

Sunday, March 24, 2024 | 12:45-1:45 p.m.
Riley Green

Multi-platinum country-music superstar Riley Green will get Austin rocking with a Texas-sized pre-race concert before Sunday's EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix NASCAR Cup Series race! Track Pass holders can access the racing surface & get close to the stage.

Camper Activities

THOR Family of CompaniesCamper Appreciation Party

Friday, March 22, 2024 | 7 p.m.
<span>THOR Family of Companies</span>Camper Appreciation Party

Once the on-track action wraps up, head to Lot N for a wild Friday night party featuring a live auction to benefit Speedway Children's Charities, special guests, celebrities & a concert, all hosted by Jose Castillo! Y'all in?!

ATX BBQ Showdownpresented by Pit Boss

Saturday, March 23, 2024
ATX BBQ Showdown<span>presented by Pit Boss</span>

Put your BBQ skills to the test & cook your way to the top of the second annual ATX BBQ Showdown presented by Pit Boss! Impress the judges (judges TBD) & you could win! Awards will be presented to the top-five in each category (One Half-Chicken | Pork Spare Ribs | Brisket) with a $5,000 payout during pre-race ceremonies for Sunday's EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix NASCAR Cup Series race.

  • Friday | Check-in & head cooks meeting
  • Saturday | Head cook to submit in all three categories for judging (12 p.m. One Half-Chicken | 1:30 p.m. Pork Spare Ribs | 3 p.m. Brisket)
  • Sunday | Award presentation during pre-race ceremonies for the EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix NASCAR Cup Series race ($5,000 payout)
Entry fee includes:
  • One 40' x 40' RV & Pit Spot
  • Two General Admission tickets for the NASCAR at COTA weekend (Friday - Sunday)

SCC Fundraisers

Laps for Charity

Friday, March 22 | 8-10 a.m.
Laps for Charity

Enjoy the thrilling once-in-a-lifetime experience of driving your personal vehicle around the 20 turns that make up Circuit of The Americas! You & your passengers will experience the circuit from behind the official COTA pace car. Proceeds benefit Speedway Children's Charities.

*Limited spots available – advance registration is encouraged. Driver must be 18 years or older with a valid driver license. Vehicle may contain as many passengers as there are seatbelts.

Price$75/vehicle

Live Auction

Friday, March 22 | 6:30 p.m.
Live Auction

Don't miss your chance to bid on unique experiences & autographed memorabilia at the Live Auction, hosted by Jose Castillo during the Camper Party in Lot N! Proceeds benefit Speedway Children's Charities.

List of auction items coming soon!

Fan Assistance Golf Cart Rides

Friday 1-7 p.m. | Saturday 8 a.m. - One Hour Post-Race | Sunday 9 a.m. - One Hour Post-Race
Fan Assistance Golf Cart Rides

Look for our Fan Assistance Golf Carts around Circuit of The Americas property for a convenient ride to wherever you are going. You can help Austin area children in need by dropping a donation into the Speedway Children's Charities box mounted on the golf cart. Your small donation makes a BIG difference! 

Free Entertainment

DLW Timberworks Lumberjack Show

Saturday & Sunday, March 23-24, 2024 | Performing at the Soccer Field
DLW Timberworks Lumberjack Show

The axe-wielding athletes of the DLW Timberworks Lumberjack Show have been captivating audiences for the past quarter century through a sport derived from our nation’s heritage. The lumberjacks will exhibit their athleticism, strength, power & speed in a variety of different competitions involving lumber, axes & chainsaws. The competitions include the axe throw, chainsaw race, log rolling, obstacle pole relay race, speed climbing, hot saw, speed carving, springboard chops, underhand chops & more.

  • Saturday: 11:30 a.m. & Approx. 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.

The Red Trouser Show

Saturday & Sunday, March 23-24, 2024 | Performing at the EchoPark Automotive Display in the Fan Zone
The Red Trouser Show

The The Red Trouser Show consists of the duo of David Graham & Tobin Renwick, who have known each other since the first grade & got their start with the internationally acclaimed Circus Smirkus. Since then, they have spent the past two decades traveling the world with their award-winning show where they perform acrobatics & juggle everything from knives to torches with a big splash of comedy mixed in.

  • Saturday: 9:15 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
  • Sunday: 10:15 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

Accidental Acrobats

Saturday & Sunday, March 23-24, 2024 | Performing at the Soccer Field
Accidental Acrobats

The Austin-based Accidental Acrobats will flip, tumble & crash their way into the hearts of fans with their high-energy acrobatic stunt show. The show mixes acrobatic stunts with contortion, fire, whips, comedy, archery & feats of human strength that will entertain fans of all ages.

  • Saturday: 9:45 a.m. & 11 a.m.
  • Sunday: 11:15 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

1st Cavalry Division Band

Saturday & Sunday, March 23-24, 2024 | Performing at the EchoPark Automotive Display in the Fan Zone
1st Cavalry Division Band

For fans interested in kicking back & enjoying some music, the 1st Cavalry Division Band, the rock band consisting of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s Fort Cavazos (formerly Fort Hood) in Killeen, Texas, will perform various hits from popular performers across different genres of music in the Fan Zone.

  • Saturday: 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m.

Kids Activities

Saturday & Sunday, March 23-24, 2024 | Start at 9 a.m. Saturday & 10 a.m. Sunday
Kids Activities

Kids can enjoy face painters, balloon artists & 360-degree booths all weekend in the Fan Zone, located in the venue’s Grand Plaza. The Fan Zone will be available to fans when the gates open at 9 a.m. CT Saturday & 10 a.m. Sunday.