Due to popular demand, Circuit of The Americas will be offering additional seating at X Games Austin June 5-8, giving more fans the opportunity to enjoy the Moto X courses from premium seating areas at Turns 12-15. These seats will add premium seating capacity for Moto X fans, and will also allow optimal viewing for X Games Experience ticket holders to enjoy Skateboard Street and Skateboard Park on the front stretch.
Three-day and single-day X Games Experience tickets will provide fans with all-inclusive access to the festival atmosphere, including all sport competitions, live music, athlete autograph sessions, pit access, Austin’s world-renowned food and drinks, interactive villages for fans of all ages and more. Premium seating upgrades are still available for the Moto X, RallyCross and Stadium SUPER Trucks disciplines for those fans who want to ensure they get the best views for their favorite events.
Three-day and single-day premium Moto X seats will be available on Tuesday, Feb. 4, starting at 10 a.m. CT at Ticketmaster.com/xgames.
“Premium seating at X Games Austin is selling quickly, so we responded to the demand by ensuring the best seating options are available for fans. Combining the Moto X course with the RallyCross and Stadium SUPER Trucks at Turns 12-15 will provide fans with an unbeatable offering of X Games motorsports,” said Paul Thornton, president of TAG Presents LLC, the events management company for COTA and the Austin360 Amphitheater. “Fans of every discipline will be able to enjoy a variety of different seating areas that will offer optimal views of all the action.”
ESPN will present the inaugural X Games Austin June 5-8, 2014, at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. This year’s event will host more than 200 athletes at COTA and in downtown Austin. Action sports fans visiting COTA will enjoy many staple X Games disciplines at two different locations along the track’s 3.4 miles, including the newly added discipline of Stadium SUPER Trucks and the homecoming of BMX Dirt to U.S. soil after making its return last year at X Games Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil. Building on last year’s debut of the X Games Music Presents series, X Games Austin will also showcase a world-class music lineup to complement the world’s premier action sports competition, including internationally acclaimed and Grammy Award-winning artist Kanye West, Flaming Lips and Pretty Lights.
“X Games Austin 2014, will be a four day sports, music and lifestyle festival,” said Scott Guglielmino, sr. vice president, programming and X Games, ESPN. “The best athletes, competing at the highest levels remain the core of X Games. But we’re incredibly excited about being able to create a full-scale festival around that, which celebrates some of the other elements of the X Games lifestyle – music, friends, family, food and fun.”
“We look forward to hosting the X Games this June and introducing tens of thousands of brand new customers to the world-class venues we have at Circuit of The Americas,” said Paul Thornton, president of TAG Presents LLC, the events Management company for COTA and the Austin360 Amphitheater. “Austin is an ideal location for this international event as this city represents the bold and independent mindset embodied by the X Games. We’re ready to give action sports fans a Texas-sized festival experience with sports, music, rides and activities above and beyond what has ever been attempted before.”
WORLD-RENOWNED MUSICAL PERFORMERS
In addition to the world’s greatest display of competition in action sports, X Games Austin will highlight the artistic and cultural elements inherent in the action sports lifestyle. X Games Music in Austin will present a lineup of top musical performers, including: Kanye West, Flaming Lips, Pretty Lights, Gary Clark Jr., Mac Miller, Slightly Stoopid, Bad Religion, Dillon Francis, Mayer Hawthorne, Wavves, Cash Cash, FMLY BND and Candyland. Headlining performances will take place at the acclaimed Austin360 Amphitheater, while other performances will take place at one of the multiple other stages or EDM tent, located at Circuit of The Americas. In addition to these featured shows, X Games Austin will showcase a local artist stage and dance hall offering some of today’s top DJs and EDM artists.
X GAMES AUSTIN 2014 SPORT DISCIPLINES
RALLY & OFF-ROAD TRUCK
Enduro X (M & W)
Stadium SUPER Trucks
Street (M & W)
Speed & Style
A full schedule of events is available at www.xgamesaustin.com. PLEASE NOTE: This information is subject to change.
Tickets for X Games Austin will be available for purchase beginning Friday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. EST at www.ticketmaster.com/xgames. A special presale will take place that day at 9 a.m. ET before tickets are made available to the public. To register in advance for the X Games Austin ticket presale, visit www.xgamesaustin.com. Three-day tickets start at $89.
Events taking place at COTA will occur in four different locations within the venue; the main straight, the Turn 1 hill, Turn 19 and the stadium section located at Turns 12-16. Premium seat upgrades for those wanting the best views of specific disciplines will be available at www.xgamesaustin.com.
ESPN and ABC will televise a combined 20 hours of live X Games Austin competition in high definition, which will also be accessible via WatchESPN and WatchABC to viewers who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider. An additional seven hours of competition will be carried on ESPN3 as well as the latest coverage across ESPN digital platforms, including XGames.com, X Games app, X Games pages across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more.
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