EXCLUSIVE: F1B announces Austin GP tour package, fan event

F1B is anxiously awaiting the return of Formula 1™ to the USA and we know you are too! The Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas will host the USGP November 16th – 18th 2012 and we have teamed up with Ludus Motorsports to bring you an exclusive F1 experience for fans just as passionate as we are.

Ludus has created a special F1B package at a discounted price for all of our F1B readers and listeners.  We appreciate your support over the years and we wanted to provide something fun to celebrate F1 coming back to the USA!  In addition to logistics and accommodations, we will be hosting a live event with Ludus at K1 Speed with F1B Staff and special guests in attendance!  Please join us, November 16th – 18th at this year’s inaugural Austin Formula 1 Grand Prix!

F1B Austin Package

F1B Exclusive Test Driver Package:

3 Nights / 4 Days

  • * *Baymount Inn and/or * *Drury Inn
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Private Ludus event transportation to and from circuit (all three days)
  • Daily hot breakfast
  • Turn 12; lower level grandstand seating (all 3 days)
  • F1B – Ludus Sports Private Event- Saturday evening at 7pm on November 17
    • Location: K1 Speed Austin
    • Go kart racing
    • Live broadcasted event with F1B staff and Special guests
    • Open Bar and Appetizers
    • All ages welcome
    • Transportation included
    • 24/7 Ludus guide service
    • Ludus gift bag

$2,200.00 with F1B promo code: f1baustin

Price based on Double Occupancy

Don’t see exactly what you’re looking for here? Need a Fanvision device for the race? We can customize any package to fit your needs/dates. Just drop us an email at: robin@ludustours.com 

Click Here to Book it Now


Let’s get together!

Now is your chance to attend the USGP in Austin with F1B style. Meet the F1B staff and join us for our big F1B meet up for a presentation and Q&A session. We will be bringing guests with us and having unfettered access to an indoor karting facility could be your chance to take on Paul Charsley and Grace head-to-head. What ever you are doing, plan on spending some time with us at our live event and having a great time…someone bring me a 20 oz. Red Bull please.

We’ll be crowd-sourcing the event with hashtag #f1baustin so be prepared to flood the timeline with your tweets.


  • Formula1Blog.com and Ludus Tours announce strategic partnership.
  • Partnership to include co-branding and marketing of Formula 1 travel packages with exclusive sales distribution to F1B readers and listeners.
  • The USA Grand Prix in Austin, Texas November 16th – 18th will be the first event for the partnership.

“I’m very excited about this partnership, I’ve always wanted to have something exclusive to offer our audience as a way of saying thank you for their support and that also aligns with our mutual passion.  At the end of the day I love F1 and this is my way of getting more F1B readers and listeners to the event so we can have a great time together as a community just as we do daily at formula1blog.com.” Said F1B Chief Opinion Officer, Todd McCandless.

Special packages and pricing is now available as an exclusive offer to Formula1Blog readers and listeners right here on Formula1Blog.com

“We are also very excited about this partnership with Formula1Blog.com.  Reaching out to F1B was a natural step for us when we were brainstorming ideas on how to add value to the Austin GP as well as our growing motorsports division here at Ludus.”  Said Ludus Tours Events Manager – Motorsports, Robin Baloochi.

Let us know if you have any questions and we hope you can join us for the race!



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