How to Meet Mika Hakkinen & Esteban Gutierrez at F1 Austin 2015

Circuit of The AmericasOne of the biggest perks of joining the COTA Experiences family are the exclusive Meet & Greet opportunities it offers exclusively to COTA VIP clients. This year, Mika “the Flying Finn” Hakkinen & Esteban “the Chosen One” Gutierrez have officially been confirmed to make appearances at COTA Experiences’ exclusive parties! Throughout the Formula One™ weekend at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, there’s only one way YOU get to meet them, with the Official Ticket Packages from COTA Experiences!


The two-time world champion, Mika Hakkinen, will be making appearances throughout the F1™ weekend in October! Mika earned his consecutive World Championship titles in ’98 and ’99 and is nicknamed the “The Flying Finn” from his incredibly fast and furious performances in his races. His techniques also managed to earn his unofficial title, as the only man capable of challenging fellow legendary driver, Michael Shumacher.


Nicknamed “The Chosen One” by Formula 1™ insiders, Esteban Gutierrez became the first GP3 driver to achieve a full time drive in Formula 1™ and the 23 year-old from Monterrey, Mexico is one of two Mexican nationals in Formula 1™. With talent and the thousands of loyal fans that stand behind him, it’s easy to see how he earned his moniker.


The only way to meet these legends is to get Official Ticket Packages with COTA Experiences. These celebritiy drivers will be making appearances throughout the F1™ weekend.

Tower at COTAThursday Night Redline Party

The fan favorite Redline Party that kicks off Thursday, on the eve of the Formula One™ racing events. Your exclusive access begins with a viewing of the Circuit’s famed Tower, overlooking the entire trakc for an incredible panoramic view.

Following the tour, COTA experiences hosts a private party just for its clients in the track-ide hospitality party chalet, the Legends Club, featuring LIVE performances, an open bar, gourmet dinner food stations, and of course an appearance by Mika Hakkinen and Esteban Gutierrez.

Lunch with a Legend FittipattiLunch with a Legend

The sensational event returns once more with bigger stars and more access! Where else can you enjoy the unique opportunity to meet living Legends and break bread with them? The coveted Lunch with a Legend event features a gourmet lunch with soft drinks, complementary beer, wine and Champagne.

Hear their stories of the world of racing and their journey’s through World Championships. Have all your pressing questions answered in a live interview during a question and answer session.

Upgrade your experience to a VIP option and you’ll get front row seating during Question & Answer session. As well as a Meet & Greet opportunities that’ll occur during the Lunch with a Legend event. The celebrity drivers will also be autographing photos and signing memorabilia.

COTA Experiences HospitalityLegends Club Hospitality

The Legends Club will host a variety of events during the F1™ weekend in Austin. Open for the Redline Party on Thursday, Friday for the Lunch with a Legend and all-day Saturday & Sunday for full hospitality.

Sneak away from all the busy-ness that’ll be Circuit of The Americas that weekend and relax in what has quickly become known as a sanctuary. The Legends Club offers a luxury private dining area that’ll feature gourmet food buffets, premium bars, simulcast televisions, as well as appearances from racing legends themselves, Mika Hakkinen & Esteban Gutierrez!

This trackside venue is the perfect place to entertain clients or reunite with the rest of your group, all while in the comfort of the climate–controlled venue.

Formula One Paddock Club™

The highest form of luxury is found at the Formula One Paddock Club. The Paddock Club overlooks the pit lane, where you’ll witness the moment of everyone eagerly awaits, the starting line. The most privileged views of the race: the screaming straight, COTA’s signature first turn and of course the finish line.

You’ll receive access to unique tours of the team pit lane, witness driver interviews and team personnel and indulge in private dining, entertainment, music and magnificent views of the circuit.

The Club Suite features 4-course gourmet dining, an open wine bar, a Mumm Champagne Bar, and grants you access to the coveted Paddock Invitation, where you’ll get to mix and mingle with teams and the media for an evening of first class cuisine and unprecedented access to the F1™ Paddock and Pit Lane.


The Formula One United States Grand Prix 2015™ is already promising to be one for the record books. Paired with exclusive VIP experiences like this one, I’m not quite sure why you haven’t book your experience already!

There’s so many ways to meet these racing legends within the COTA Experiences program find out which experience is the best for you and your family!

Get more information on how you can enjoy all of these features for yourself by calling 1-866-801-6975 to speak to a QuintEvents representative or visit the COTA Experiences website to find what's perfect for you!


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