GRAND PLAZA & AMPHITHEATER
Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas
Bordered by a track on three sides, the Grand Plaza is the most prominent feature of the Circuit of the Americas complex. A promenade along the north side of the plaza hosts concessions, retail, restroom facilities and entrances to spectator seating. The trellis-covered boulevard provides a significant gathering point for visitors to enjoy the spectacle of racing. A monumental lawn slopes down toward the 15,000-capacity Austin360 Amphitheater, suited for large-scale events such as musical concerts and other performances.