The Austin circuit became a driver and fan favorite last year, with its switchback rise into turn one, and the unexpected merciless turn 16 proving a breaker of men. Vettel’s performance was imperfect, taking pole position but coming second on the day to Brit Lewis Hamilton. With the title pressure off, can he take first place? Or will the still-roiling conflict for silver and bronze between Hamilton, Fernando Alonso, and Kimi Räikkönen become the battle to watch?
Fri.-Sun., Nov. 15-17. Shuttles make round trips from the Convention Center to the track 7am-7:30pm all three days for $5..