Going to a Formula 1® race is basically the coolest thing you could EVER do. If you don’t believe me, the next time you’re hanging out with family or friends, let slip that you’re heading to Austin, Texas for the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix and then take a picture of their faces. I bet you end up with something like this:
But if you really want to impress them (and have the most amazing trip ever) return with tales of all the celebrities you met at this bucket list event and you’ll have bragging rights for the rest of your life!
The problem is how do you find these celebrities? With all the hype around Formula 1® racing, you know they’re going to be in attendance, but how can you casually ‘run into’ one or five? Well, we’ve got you covered. Here are our 5 Ways to Meet Celebrities at Formula 1®.
1. Get in the Skybox
If you want to be treated like a celeb, while mingling with celebs, the VIP trackside Skybox is where you need to be. Along with prime views of the track, access to the Skybox will afford you the VIP treatment with luxurious hospitality inclusions, exclusive insider extras and the opportunity to mingle among Skybox celebs.
Confirmed celebs in the VIP Skybox include Nichole Galicia, actress known for her role in Django Unchained and Taboo of the Grammy-award winning Black Eyed Peas.
2. Do the Thursday Night Circuit Tour and Party
Our 2nd option will definitely get you your fill of celebrities at Formula 1®. The exclusive Thursday Night Circuit Tour and Party will get you an exclusive tour of the Austin Circuit AND grant you access to track-side hospitality Private Party.
Not only is this one of the most exclusive events of the weekend, but it will also feature and appearance by Mario Andretti and a live concert by American Idol® Winner Taylor Hicks.
3. Have Lunch with a Legend
Three words: Sir Jackie Stewart.
On Friday, enjoy a one of a kind opportunity to have lunch with a racing legend. Dive into a gourmet lunch with beer, wine, champagne and other beverage selections, and enjoy an appearance by Sir Jackie Stewart during a Q & A session.
If that’s not a celeb meeting to brag about, we’re not sure what is!
4. Get in the Legends Club
With inclusions as legendary as its name, the Legends Club is the place to be, to meet and mingle with celebs!
Not only does this private dining area serve as a luxurious sanctuary from the elements, it’s the ideal place to meet celebrities. In addition to meeting Mario Andretti AND Sir Jackie Stewart, the Legends Club will also feature an appearance from famed F1 driver, Esteban Gutiérrez.
If the Legends Club isn’t already on your radar it should be now as it offers VIP access and many opportunities to meet celebrities.
5. Add a VIP Party
Everybody loves a good party, celebrities included and at the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix there will be parties galore!
In addition to the Thursday Night Party with Taylor Hicks and Mario Andretti, there are three other parties to get your celeb fix:
The My Yacht™ Club Party
Touted as the Ultimate VIP Nightlife Experience, it is akin to the luxurious and exclusive parties held in Monaco. Many celebrities have come to this three night party in the past and this year will prove to be no different.
Blu at the W Nightclub
This spectacular three night party features nationally known entertainment and is frequented throughout the Formula 1® weekend by celebrities. This party offers plenty of different options for choosing your scene throughout the night, so there’s no excuse to miss out on the fun and opportunity for meeting celebs.
The Debut of the Amber Lounge in Austin
For regulars, the Amber Lounge is known as one of the most luxurious parties all weekend, but come November it will make its debut in Austin. This three night party offers an atmosphere unlike anything else that you can experience at Formula 1® and with the A-list celebrities it usually attracts this will definitely be prime location for celebrity sightings.
Don’t Miss Out
If you haven’t already booked your United States Grand Prix Formula 1® Official Ticket Package it’s not too late! Circuit of The Americas Experiences still has some amazing packages available. Just be sure to add on some of our five places to meet celebrities so you can come back with an epic tale of your once-in-a-lifetime experience at the 2013 Formula 1® race to tell your friends and family about.
If you’ve already bought your Official Formula 1® Ticket Package, check back in as many of these options are available as add-ons. Who would you like to run into at Formula 1® weekend in Austin?