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      06-04-2013, 10:42 PM   #1
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Circuit of The Americas private track rental

Join the elite club of experienced drivers to have completed high speed laps at the Home of the World Championships.

Exclusive Track Rentals include:

Use of the full Grand Prix circuit driven by Formula 1 and MotoGP drivers
Full day access to Pits, Paddock, 10 Garages, 1 Team Building Classroom, 1 Paddock Club Loft
Fully staffed and operational track, including track manager, timing system, and corner workers
On-site emergency team
Up to 36 cars and 36 drivers
Catered breakfast and lunch
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The cost of exclusive track rental is $55,000 for the entire day.
So, who else is in?
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Just got an email from them, which states:



So, who else is in?
Seems like a good deal to me. However I live too fAr from Texas for this to be viable for me.
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$1500 per car...ehhh... are the lunches served with gold plates, and afterwards, may i take the plates home?

I get it, it's a VIP experience on an F1 track...but still, it's for the Ferrari playboys out there...most of us I suppose are more "grassroots" motorsports types chasing down $300 track day events
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As soon as we get another 34 people, I'll let you know
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Anyone know how much it was to go there with the CCA for a day? Obviously they had a lot more than 36 drivers to make it work, but I am curious.
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This is for 36 cars with open track. A CCA event has 3, 4 or maybe 5 groups of 30 or so cars. and that would be 450$ / person if you have a group of instructors who don't pay.
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This is for 36 cars with open track. A CCA event has 3, 4 or maybe 5 groups of 30 or so cars. and that would be 450$ / person if you have a group of instructors who don't pay.
Yup, I believe the recent COTA cca event was only three 30min sessions per day for each group. It was $300 per day.

An open track all day would be worth the extra cash.
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An open track all day would be worth the extra cash.
Yes,you say right.I agree with you.
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How many people are interested so far?
Besides the both of us? Dunno
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but seriously, it's too steep for me, plus it's half way across the country.
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but seriously, it's too steep for me, plus it's half way across the country.
Yah true. There so many other good local tracks and events far more affordable. It would be cool to run on an active F1 track privately.
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