News articles and press releases about Formula Austin...

  11-6-2013 Pit Pass Best of Texas links up with Formula VIP Events 'After Party'
For those heading to Austin for the United States Grand Prix two of the biggest local promoters have joined forces for an evening nobody will want to miss. Formula Austin is hosting the second annual 'The Best of Texas' race weekend concert and for 2013 welcomes the Best of GREAT Britain to the Lone Star State on Friday, Nov. 15
  11-1-2013 Austin American Statesman Concert, after-party among Friday night events during F1
As expected, several high-profile, highly stylized concerts, parties and events are planned for Formula One weekend Nov. 15 though 17. Among them is a night of live music and nightclub dancing onFriday night and going very early into Saturday morning. Presented by local race events teams Formula Austin and Blu at the W, the “Perfect F1 Friday Night” will start with a concert at 8 p.m. and a nightclub after-party until 4 a.m.
  9-20-2013 Formula Austin Press Release Formula Austin to Present Second Annual ‘The Best of Texas’ Event and Welcome the Best of GREAT Britain to Austin
Formula Austin is back to present the second annual ‘The Best of Texas’ race weekend concert and welcome the Best of GREAT Britain to the Lone Star State on Friday, November 15. Tickets for an evening of performances by an all-star lineup of Texas legends go on sale today for this year’s event at ACL Live at The Moody Theater.
  10-29-2012 Formula Austin Press Release Formula Austin to Support Texas Foster Youth through Race Weekend Event
Formula Austin has partnered with Kids in a New Groove (K.I.N.G.) to support the local nonprofit through a silent auction at The Best of Texas Music concert shocasing legendary Texas artists at ACL Live at the Moody Theater on Thursday, Nov. 15. A painting by Austin artist Carlos Ortiz featuring Willie Nelson and Ray Benson, signed by both musicians, will be auctioned off at the event with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting K.I.N.G.
  10-3-2012 Speed City Broadcasting Speed City Broadcasting Interviews Formula Austin
The ESPN Radio and Speed City Broadcasting team of Jonathan Green, Les Kiser and John Massingale, interview Anne and Andy Fish with Formula Austin regarding events they have created for attendees to the Formula 1 race in Austin.
  9-20-2012 Austin American Statesman Rapper Flo Rida, Latin musician Enrique Iglesias among more concerts planned for F1 week
A concert featuring Willie Nelson, Asleep at the Wheel, Pat Green and Jerry Jeff Walker is also planned for Nov. 15 at the ACL Live at the Moody Theater. The concert is part of several Texas-based experiences put together by cousins Anne and Andy Fish. The experiences also include a rare night-time stop at Franklin Barbecue, a shopping spree at Neiman Marcus and an afternoon of riding and roping.
  8-28-2012 YouTube City of Austin F1 Workshop (video)
The City of Austin held three workshops for businesses in Austin to educate them about the upcoming Formula 1 race at Circuit of the Americas. Andy Fish, President of Formula Austin, was asked to explain Formula 1 to the attendees in 10 minutes. This presentation covers the history of F1, the three components of F1, the impact of F1 on the cars that we drive today, and the economic impact of Formula 1.
  8-10-2012 YouTube Experience Formula 1 in Austin with Formula Austin (Video)
Coming to Austin for the US Formula 1 race November 18th, 2012? Spend your free time doing things that are all Austin and all Texas that you can only do while you are here! Whether its a concert representing 19 Grammy awards, golf with Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite, learn to be a roping cowboy, train with with 6-time Tour de France and US National Champion Kevin Livingston, learn to dance the two step, eat some fabulous food, tour a few of our 33 wineries, or shop 'til you drop, you can do it all right here in Austin.
  8-9-2012 Speed City Speedcast 21 - Alexander Rossi in Austin
(Reviewing the Formula Austin announcement of Austin City Limits Live concert of the Best of Texas Music. Listen starting at 7:40.)
"...these guys have gone all out to create the ultimate Texas experience..."
"...they have all the great venues covered..."
"...they have all the great experiences covered..."
  8-8-2012 Pitpass Texas Music Legends to Kick Off Austin F1 Weekend
The Formula 1 race weekend in Austin will kick off with a concert showcasing legendary Texas artists at ACL Live at The Moody Theater on Thursday, November 15. "We wanted to show visitors to Austin what the 'Live Music Capital of the World,' means," said Andy Fish, President of Formula Austin, the production company hosting the event.
  8-8-2012 Austin American Statesman Tickets go on sale for Texas music concert that coincides with F1 race
Tickets have gone on sale for a concert featuring legendary Texas musicians that coincides with Austin’s inaugural Formula One race in November. The concert, which includes Willie Nelson, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel, Pat Green and Jerry Jeff Walker, is scheduled for Nov. 15 at the ACL Live at the Moody Theater downtown.
  6-22-2012 Austin American Statesman F1 world confused about Austin race
Anne Fish, who founded Formula Austin — an Austin-based company that offers Austin-area destination packages for F1 fans — with her cousin Andy, said she is mostly receiving two kinds of reaction from fans. One group is excited about the Austin race, and the other is misinformed, believing that area hotels all are booked, that no race tickets are available or that the circuit's track will be flat and uninteresting. None of those three things is true, but some fans have those impressions, Fish said.
  5-18-2012 Austin Business
F1 fans aren’t typical patrons
Austin restaurants and bars have some prep work to do if they want to serve international fans a first-rate experience during the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix race weekend in November, Formula One experts said.
  5-4-2012 Austin American Statesman Austin pair planning to offer barbecue, country music to international fans of F1
"...About a year ago he and his cousin, Anne Fish, became serious about packaging distinctive Austin and Texas experiences for out-of-town F1 visitors during the race week. Their selection includes everything from a concert with Willie Nelson and Ray Benson to a rare night-time stop at Franklin Barbecue and a shopping spree at Neiman Marcus. "We're going to show people what they can't get at the other 19 (F1) venues around the world."
  4-25-2012 Your News Now Business Now: Website showcases Austin for F1 spectators
Austin Business Journal Editor Colin Pope said two cousins have put together a website designed to help visitors make the most of Austin. aims to show off the city’s culture, eateries and live music to tourists in town for the big race.
  4-24-2012 Pitpass Some Good News from Texas
"Anne and Andy Fish, two F1-loving business executives from Austin have founded a website called Formula Austin which acts like a local travel and entertainment concierge. The website promotes the different entertainment opportunities in Austin and has arranged tours and packages specifically for race fans who will be in the city over the F1 weekend. Austin is renowned for its arts scene and is home to many famous festivals including the film and music conference SXSW. Formula Austin has selected dining, shopping, music and sports offerings which seem to be carefully aimed at fans from outside the US..."
  4-21-2012 Speed City Podcast Speedcast 7
Formula Austin is a great place to purchase excursion packages during Formula 1 week. Lots of fun activities with Texas royalty from all walks of like. Visitors will experience Central Texas and all the excitement that we have to share!
  4-20-2012 Austin Business
Side Venture Aimed at Connecting Fans with ‘Authentic’ Austin
A pair of local cousins hopes to make the most of Austin hosting a Formula One race, whose impact has been compared to landing the Super Bowl for 10 years in a row and the South By Southwest festival three and a half times over.