2014 Grand Prix of the Americas

Austin, Texas, USA
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MotoGP returns to the newly-built facility in Austin, Texas after racing there for the first time in 2013. It famously saw Marc Márquez's first MotoGP class win, as the rookie began a memorable debut season, and its 41-metre elevation change makes for some spectacular racing.

Location

Austin, Texas, US

Number of laps

21

Number of turns

20

Circuit Length (Km)

5.513

Race Distance (Km)

115.77

1
First time out...

MotoGP's Texas debut

2013 marks MotoGP's first-ever visit to the newly-built Circuit of the Americas, for Round 2 of the campaign.

2
Early pace man

Márquez one step ahead?

Some of the riders completed a pre-season test here in March 2013. Marc Márquez was fastest!

3
Up and down

Elevation the key

The track has an astonishing 41 metre elevation change. Watch out for the most impressive one when the riders head into Turn 1!

4
Midas touch

Design experience

Famous circuit designer Hermann Tilke was the leading mind behind the layout of the track.

Riders

1 Helmet Marc Marquez 362
2 Helmet Valentino Rossi 295
3 Helmet Jorge Lorenzo 263
4 Helmet Daniel Pedrosa 246
5 Helmet Andrea Dovizioso 187
6 Helmet Pol Espargaro 136
7 Helmet Aleix Espargaró 126
8 Helmet Bradley Smith 121
9 Helmet Stefan Bradl 117
10 Helmet Andrea Iannone 102
11 Helmet Álvaro Bautista 89
12 Helmet Scott Redding 81
13 Helmet Cal Crutchlow 74
14 Helmet Hiroshi Aoyama 68
15 Helmet Yonny Hernandez 53
16 Helmet Nicky Hayden 47
17 Helmet Karel Abraham 33
18 Helmet Héctor Barberá 26
19 Helmet Michele Pirro 18
20 Helmet Danilo Petrucci 17
21 Helmet Alex de Angelis 14
22 Helmet Colin Edwards 11
23 Helmet Broc Parkes 9
24 Helmet Michael Laverty 9
25 Helmet Mike Di Meglio 9
26 Helmet Katsuyuki Nakasuga 4
27 Helmet Leon Camier 1
28 Helmet Michel Fabrizio
29 Helmet Randy De Puniet