Circuit of the Americas is the newest track to be given the privelege of hosting a Formula 1 race. The Hermann Tilke designed 3.427 mile track opened in November of last year.
After a controversial couple of months, in which Circuit of the Americas owners’ and track-day organizers battled over whether track events would occur, a decision was made to allow select organizations the option to run days of open lapping. With the next natural step being the rush of track-day videos flooding the internet (thanks, GoPro).
A few days ago we brought you the first video of a Nissan GTR lapping the circuit, captured by YouTube user Merfin22 . Merfin has recently relased another video of him lapping COTA, this time in a Ford GT (listen for the supercharger, it sounds awesome!). The video itself doesn’t show much beyond a reconnaissance lap, but it is an enjoyable look at the layout of the track. The track seems to have rubbered in quite nicely compared to when I visited last year while construction was still ongoing.
Check out the video and tell us what you think. Do you like the track?
that's the worst driving I've ever seen….
he was driving a Ford GT and a stupid miata over took him…. so hardcore -_-