Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
1Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
HKS Press Release Announcing Involvement in Austin's F1 track

HKS Press Release Announcing Involvement in Austin's F1 track

Ratings: (0)|Views: 909|Likes:
Published by KUTNews

More info:

Categories:Topics, Art & Design
Published by: KUTNews on Nov 22, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

11/22/2010

pdf

text

original

 
 
For more information contact:
Office: 512-301-6600
HKS Joins Epic Team Assembled for theDevelopment
of F1 United States Grand Prix™ Venue
 
 Austin and Texas-based Companies Part of Team with Integral Roles to Build World-Class Facility
Austin, TX
 – 
November 22, 2010
 — 
 
Formula 1 United States™ developers announced today that Dallas
-
based HKS, Inc., a leading global architectural design firm and the premier architects of Americanmodern sporting facilities, and Germany
-
 based Tilke Engineers & Architects, the world’s leading
designer for racetrack and test facilities, will lead the local and international team assembled for theconstruction of the world
-
class, multipurpose facility in Austin, TX, that will be home to the Formula 1
United States Grand Prix™.
 Drawing from their collective experience and passion for sports around the world, HKS Sports &Entertain
ment Group − with more than 50 years of experience designing state
-
of 
-
the
-
art sports venues −and Tilke Engineers & Architects − with more than 25 years of experience building modern
-
day
racetracks − are part of a dynamic team that will construct the future home of the United States’ first
purpose
-
built Formula 1 racetrack. Slated to host its first event in 2012, this much
-
anticipated Grand Prixfacility will provide a fully
-
integrated architectural and entertainment experience for both eventparticipants and visitors.
―The HKS Sports and Entertainment Group is extremely energized about our role in bringing the Formula1 United States venue to life,‖ said Mark Williams, principal with HKS.
 
―We are honored to work with
Tilke, a global leader in racetrack construction, and the entire Formula 1 United States team. Our designexpertise, coupled with this world entity, will result in a destination environment that will elevate the faceof Formula 1 United States on a global scale and further enhance one
of America’s great cities.‖
HKS is recognized as a world leader in the design and architecture of sports facilities and their global
 project experience includes Estadio Maracana − Rio de Janeiro, Acapulco's Mextenis, Torreon Mexico's
Estadio Corona, the English Premier League's Liverpool Football Stadium and a plethora of United Statesfootball, baseball, soccer and collegiate facilities. In addition to their global architecture expertise, HKS
has partnered with Dallas/Fort Worth’s professional teams inc
luding the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars,Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers.-more-
 
 
In addition, HKS is credited for the design and architecture of other professional sports team venues,including the Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings, Washington Redskins, Atlanta Braves, ChicagoWhite Sox and Detroit Tigers. HKS is committed to not only creating a world
-
class venue for sportingevents, but also creating a facility that is a destination experience for visitors and enhances the overallbrand.
―HKS’ leadership in the design and construction of Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas — 
the largestand most technologically advanced NFL stadium in the world
 — 
is a testament to the level of skill,experience and attention to detail they will brin
g to this facility,‖ stated Tavo Hellmund, chairman of the
Formula 1 United States Grand Prix.As a global leader in the construction of modern
-
day tracks, Tilke is credited for raising the bar inmotorsports design with numerous track construction projects, including Bahrain InternationalCircuit, Korean International Circuit, Sepang International Circuit, Shanghai International Circuit,Istanbul Park and YAS Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.
Combining Tilke’s experience in architecture and
engineering, the Austin
-
based, modern
-
era Grand Prix track is sure to be an exhilarating experience forboth drivers and spectators alike.
―Never before has a cast been assembled in motorsports history that has the combined wealth of 
experience and knowledge that HKS and T
ilke bring to this project,‖ said Hellmund.
 
―Having industry
leaders in sports facility architecture and design raises the bar for future motorsports facilities in thiscountry and around the world. We are pleased that a collaboration of this caliber will take place in
Texas.‖
 Several other Austin and Texas
-
based companies
 – 
Rocket
Red, 3 Point Partners, Walter P. Moore,Kimley
-
Horn and Associates, Miro Rivera Architects, Carlson Brigance & Doering, Inc., TerraconConsultants, Inc., Horizon Environmental Services, Inc., Michael E. James and Associates, Inc., Armbrust& Brown, Kaminski Interests, Inc., MBC Consultants, Inc. and Haynes
-
Eaglin
-
Waters − have been
retained to work on the Formula 1 United States project and each play an essential role in the completionof this facility.In addition to the 3.4
-
mile circuit that combines 133 feet of elevation change and 20 turns, the Austinfacility will include additional visitor attractions such as a driving/riding experience and seminar/banquetbuilding, motorsports driving club, kart track and a large multipurpose fan engagement area.
###

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->