The company behind the new United States Grand Prix venue in Austin, Texas, has announced that architectural design firm HKS will work with Hermann Tilke's organization on the new track.
"The HKS Sports and Entertainment Group is extremely energized about our role in bringing the Formula 1 United States venue to life," said Mark Williams, principal of HKS. "We are honored to work with Tilke, a global leader in racetrack construction, and the entire Formula 1 United States team. Our design expertise, coupled with this world entity, will result in a destination environment that will elevate the face of Formula 1 United States on a global scale and further enhance one of America's great cities."
HKS' sporting design credits include a large number of American venues, including the new Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the innovative Blue Man Group Theater in Las Vegas, as well as international venues such as Liverpoo, England's Anfield stadium and Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.