Formula Austin partners with Pitpass

11/10/2012
NEWS STORY

Formula Austin has partnered with Pitpass to bring Formula 1 and Texas music fans the chance to win VIP passes to The Best of Texas Music Concert through a Facebook sweepstakes launching today. The concert showcasing legendary Texas artists at ACL Live at The Moody Theater on Thursday, November 15 will feature Texas musicians including Willie Nelson, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel, Pat Green and Jerry Jeff Walker.

"We are excited to give Formula 1 and Texas music fans a chance to win tickets to see this stellar lineup of Texas performers, representing 19 Grammy Awards and more Grammy nominations than can be counted," said Andy Fish, President of Formula Austin, the production company hosting the event. "We have joined forces with Pitpass to provide our online fans two chances to win a pair of VIP passes through our Facebook sweepstakes for this must-attend concert during the United States Grand Prix weekend in November."

Fans can enter for their chance to win through the Formula Austin Facebook page. The first round of the ticket giveaway promotion will launch on Wednesday, Oct. 10 and close on Sunday, Oct. 21 with the winner of the first pair of VIP passes being drawn on Oct. 22. The second round of the sweepstakes will run from Wednesday, Oct. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 4 with the winner of the second pair of VIP passes being drawn on Nov. 5.

ACL Live at the Moody Theater will be configured to create a comfortable, intimate setting. The complete lineup will include Willie Nelson, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel, Pat Green, Jerry Jeff Walker, Cindy Cashdollar, Del Castillo, Ruthie Foster and the Quebe Sisters. Tickets start at $190 and are also available for purchase through he Formula Austin website, or from Austin City Limits Live.

"It is rare for so many incredible Texas performers to share the stage," said Ray Benson, lead singer of Asleep at the Wheel. "Any one of these groups could sell out the venue, so we feel like we are matching the world's newest Grand Prix with the world's greatest musical talent."

Formula Austin is a culmination of ideas collected from experiences at Formula 1 and other races around the world. Whether you like sports, music, dining, shopping, and wine, or want to learn about Texas culture or visit historic and beautiful homes, all and more can be done in Austin, Texas. Formula Austin's mission is to promote the unique opportunities that exist only in Austin so that racing fans will not only enjoy the richness of our city this year but return in subsequent years. For more information, visit: Formula-Austin.com. Become a fan on Facebook.

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Published: 11/10/2012
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