Bruno Mars and Britney Spears To Headline Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix

The Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas, puts the pedal to the metal by booking two of music’s top-tier artists to perform on separate nights of the Formula 1 Pirelli 2018 United States Grand Prix in October.

Britney Spears
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– Britney Spears
Britney Spears performs her biggest hits at TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, June 13.

Bruno Mars brings his world tour to Austin and the Circuit Of The Americas racetrack Oct. 20, and Spears will brighten the stage Oct. 21.  Mars is spending much of this year on the road in support of his 2016 album, 24K Magic

Britney Spears takes her “Piece Of Me” extravaganza that has been playing a residency at The Axis At Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino to the East Coast in July, followed by a trip across the pond to launch a U.K. / Europe tour beginning Aug. 4 at “Brighton Pride” in Brighton, England.

“We’re excited to welcome Bruno Mars and Britney Spears to this year’s United States Grand Prix stage,” said Circuit Of The Americas founder / chairman Bobby Epstein.  “The pinnacle of motorsports, two global superstar musicians and all of the festive entertainment that comes with the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix defines the weekend as the greatest sports and entertainment celebration of the year.  We are proud to host such an incredible weekend for race and music fans alike.”

In addition to headline performances by Mars and Spears, the Grand Prix’s entertainment card also includes appearances by more than 30 Texas-based bands.

Bruno Mars
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– Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars performs at New York

Tickets for the Formula 1 Pirelli United States Grand Prix go on sale April 27 at 10 a.m. CDT.  Three-day race tickets include access to both Mars and Spears concerts.  Sunday-only bleacher seats and Sunday-only premium stand tickets will also be available.