Gear Up for MotoGP™ Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin, TX

The countdown is on!! Only 3 days until MotoGP™ in AustinAre you ready for the biggest, loudest, most suspenseful racing weekend? Circuit Of The Americas™ is getting ready for the MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix going on this weekend in Austin, TX! It will be a weekend full of GP series motorbikes, rider autograph sessions, stunt shows, musical performances and more!

Be there right when the madness begins, Friday April 21st at 8:30am.
Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas


8:30am – Gates open

9:00am – 11:40pm -  MOTO3, MOTOGP & MOTO2 will be practicing on the racetrack

12:00pm – 12:45pm – The Slideshow Tragedy will be performing on the Ducati Island Stage

About the band

  • Indie, blues-roots, rock duo
  • Frontman: Nathan Singleton
  • Drummer: Jeremy Harrell
  • Duo met in 2001 and can be compared to Led Zepplin, Nirvana and Bob Dylan

12:35pm – 12:45pm – Motorcycle stunt show on the Front Straight

1:10pm – 3:50pm – MOTO3, MOTOGP & MOTO2 will begin their second practice laps

2:50pm – 3:35pm – The Nightowls will perform on the Ducati Island Stage

About the band

  • “It’s as if they found grandma’s secret recipe, you mix a little bit of funk with a little soul and whole lot of rhythm and blues.”
  • Ryan, Sara, Ellie, Kamilla, Rob, Ben, Vince, Rydog, Zol, Andrew and Luke are part of the 11 member soul group from Capitol City, Austin.

3:45pm – 4:10pm – Motorcycle Stunt Show at turn 19

4:05pm – 4:45pm – MotoAmerica Supersport qualifying found

5:00pm – 5:25pm – MotoAmerica Superbike top 12 qualifying shoot-out

Autograph Sessions

4:25pm – 4:50pm – Movistar Yahama MotoGP

                                   Team Suzuki Ecstar

                                   Monster Yamaha Tech 3

4:55pm – 5:20pm – Pull&Bear Aspar TeamRider Autograph Sessions

                                   Repsol Honda Team

                                   Octo Pramac Racing

                                   Reale Avintia Racing

5:25pm – 5:50pm – Ducati Team

                                   Aprilia Racing Team Gresini

                                   EG O,O Marc VDS

                                   LCR Honda

                                   Red Bull KTM Factory Racing

6:00pm – GATES CLOSE


Saturday April 22, 2017

7:45am – GATES OPEN

8:00am – 8:20am – MotoAmerica Superbike warm up

9:00am – 10:40am – Moto3 and MotoGP – Free practice 3

10:40am – 11:40am – MotoAmerica Rider Autograph Sessions in the MotoAmerica Paddock

10:55am – 11:40am – Moto2 – Free practice 3

11:40am – 12:25pm – The Ghost Wolves on the Main Grandstand Stage

About the Band

  • Austin, TX based duo
    • Carly “Carazy” Wolf – Guitar and vocals
    • Jonathan “Little Hammer” Wolf – drums and vocals
  • Rock ‘n’ roll – their music is “an expression of absolute creative freedom not a binding genre”

11:40am – 12:25 – The Pons on the Support Paddock Stage

About the Band

  • Tom, Ruby, Steve and Joel are trying to keep rock alive
  • Reason behind the name: The Pons is an important part of the human brain that is responsible for bridging the brain to the rest of the body and helping it control vital function – With this name it allows them the freedom to “do what they want”

11:45am – 12:40pm – Kimberly Dunn on the Ducati Island Stage

About the Singer

  • Country singer discovered on Battle of the Bands at Texas A & M University in 2010
  • Infectious energy in her music that’ll make you want to dance

12:00pm – 12:10pm – Motorcycle Stuntshow on the Front Straight

12:35pm – 1:15pm – Moto3 Qualifying

1:30pm – 2:00pm – MotoGP Free Practice 4

2:00pm – 2:45pm – Night Drive on the Ducati Island Stage

About the Band

  • Rodney Connell and Brandon Duhon met after a young woman they were both unknowingly dating was killed in a car crash
  • Inspired by sci-fi cinematic landscapes – modern synth-pop that explores the darker currents of abstract emotion

2:10pm – 2:50pm – MotoGP rounds 1 & 2 of Qualifying

3:05pm – 3:50pm – Moto2 Qualifying

3:50pm – 4:15pm – Moving Panoramas on the Support Paddock Stage

About the Band

  • Dream Gaze genre – Leslie, Jordan, Jody and Laura
  • “Spacey but not alienating, loud yet still light, painting panoramic sound against a moving melodic backdrop”

3:50pm – 4:15pm – Hooka Hey on the Main Grandstand Stage

About the Band

  • Rock band based out of Austin, TX
  • Ethan, Hugo, Jesse & Alex
  • Unadulterated rock ‘n’ roll – exciting, untamed music with a bit of attitude

3:50pm – 4:15pm – Motorcycle Stunt Show on turn 19

3:50pm – 4:35pm – My Jerusalem on the Ducati Island Stage

About the Band

  • Heavy Rock ‘n’ Roll
  • Jeff, Jon, Grant & Kyle
  • Edgy, violent, romantic music

4:15pm – MotoAmerica SuperSport race – 12 laps

5:00pm – MotoAmerica SuperBike race 1 – 15 laps

5:30pm – 5:55pm – Motorcycle Stunt Show – turn 19

6:00pm – GATES CLOSE


Sunday, April 23 2017

7:45am – GATES OPEN

8:40pm – 10:00am – Moto3, Moto2, MotoGP Warm Up (in that order)

10:00am – 10:35am – Shotgun Civics on the Main Grandstand Stage

About the Band

  • American/Alternative Rock
  • Founded in 2014
  • Jeff – Drums, Laine – Guitar, Kelli – Vocals, Matt – Keyboards, Phil – Bass
  • Foundation of rock with elements of country, folk, blues and soul

10:00am – 10:35am – Sideshow Tragedy on the Support Paddock Stage (second show)

10:15am – 10:35am – MotoGP Riders Parade

11:00am – Moto3 Race (18 laps)

11:30am – 12:15pm – Hooka Hey on the Ducati Island Stage (second show)

12:20pm – Moto2 Race (19 laps)

1:00pm – 1:45pm – Kimberly Dunn on the Ducati Island Stage (second show)MotoGP Fan Track Walk

1:15pm – Red Bull Air Demonstration

1:51pm – National Anthem

2:00pm – MotoGP Race (21 laps)

3:45pm – MotoAmerica SuperBike Race 2 (15 laps)

4:15pm – 4:45pm – Fan Track Walk                                                                                        

7:00pm – GATES CLOSE

*subject to change*

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