For a spectator, the best part of this weekend’s V8 Supercars Austin 400 is that any ticket gets you terrific access to the drivers, the teams and the sleek cars at Circuit of the Americas.
Fans walked up and down the garage area Friday, snapping pictures, getting autographs, even chit-chatting with some race-team members. That’s in stark contract to Formula One or NASCAR, where only a premium ticket or pit pass gets you that close to the participants.
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