MotoGP and Motorheads

April 13, 2023/2 minutes reading
A MotoGP rider carving on the track.

The anticipation is high as the world's top motorcycle racers gear up for the MotoGP event at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The 20-turn, 5.5-kilometer track has been purpose-built for MotoGP, and it's no surprise that it has quickly become a fan favorite. This year's event promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with nonstop racing action, fan zones, demo rides, culinary experiences, and more, all packed into three unforgettable days from April 14th-16th, 2023.

MotoGP History

As we gear up for the MotoGP event in Austin, let's take a moment to appreciate the history of this iconic track. Over the years, some of the biggest names in MotoGP have had success at COTA, including the legendary Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo, and Maverick Vinales. Marc Marquez, in particular, has won all six races held at COTA from 2013 to 2019, making it a memorable event for both the rider and the fans.

MotoGP is the pinnacle of motorcycle road racing, featuring some of the most advanced and sophisticated motorcycles in the world. The riders are the best in the world, and the races are thrilling. The season consists of around 20 races held across the world, and the MotoGP World Champion is crowned at the end of the season.

Motorhead Community

If you're a motorhead, then you can't afford to miss the MotoGP event in Austin, Texas. There's something for everyone from the nonstop racing action to the fan zone, demo rides, and culinary experiences. So mark your calendars and arrive early to experience the thrills and spills of the MotoGP event at Circuit of the Americas.

Gate Times

Arrive early and stay late! Gates for the MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas will open at the following times:

  • Friday, April 14th, 8:30 AM
  • Saturday, April 15th, 8:30 AM
  • Sunday, April 16th, 8:30 AM

The 8th Annual Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

In addition to the MotoGP event in Austin, there is an extra event that motorheads should definitely check out near downtown Austin. The 8th Annual Handbuilt Motorcycle Show is an inspiring showcase of works from builders and craftsmen who combine knowledge, skill, and ingenuity to create one-of-a-kind truly hand-built machines. The show aims to revive the culture of physical craftsmanship, which has been lost as our world becomes increasingly digitized. It's a must-see event for anyone who appreciates the beauty that can only be formed by human hands. The 8th Annual Handbuilt Motorcycle Show, is taking place at the Austin American-Statesman on April 14th-16th, 2023. The show runs from 5:00 PM to 11:59 PM each day, and tickets cost between $25 and $200.

Find Your flockx

Don't forget to check out flockx, a mobile app that connects motorheads worldwide. Join their Motorhead community, where you can share your love for all things motorsport, get the latest news, and engage with other fans. The MotoGP event in Austin, Texas, is just around the corner, and you don't want to miss out on all the action. So head on over to flockx and join the conversation!