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Formula Expo, set for June 16-17, 2012, will be a multi-faceted event open to the public, which will provide families and motorsport enthusiasts the opportunity to connect to the race experience, history, technology and prestige of the Grand Prix.
Formula Expo™, in partnership with Circuit of The Americas™, announced the launch of the first public event in the run-up to the 2012 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™. Formula Expo, set for June 16-17, 2012, will be a multi-faceted event open to the public, which will provide families and motorsport enthusiasts the opportunity to connect to the race experience, history, technology and prestige of the Grand Prix. Formula Expo is a fusion of the top tier of motorsport and Austin culture and music, said Ian Weightman, founder and president of Formula Expo. We are thrilled with the support and interest being shown for this event, which will allow visitors to really understand why this is by far the most popular motorsport in the world. A live music stage and Texas-themed sports bar at the Expo will further cement the fusion of Formula Expo and Austin culture. The organizers will also host the Band of the Year Grand Final, an evening of the very best in new music, at the famous ACL-Live, Moody Theater on June 16. The Expo will include a stage and Sports Bar so you can get up closer to racing celebs, hear talks and interviews on all aspects of the sport. Visitors will also have a chance to drive a race car in state-of-the-art simulators, and learn about the evolution of cars and technology. Tickets for Formula Expo are on sale through the www.FormulaExpo.com website. The event is being held across 120,000 square feet at the Austin Convention Center, and is open to the public on June 16 &17, 2012.??
Based on information provided by Formula Expo and AustinTexas.org