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Circuit of The Americas™ to host FREE screening of Le Mans film Sept. 10 at new Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

*Attendees have the chance to receive an all-expense paid trip to see the 24 Hour of Le Mans race in France

AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 5, 2014) – Circuit of The Americas (COTA) has teamed up with the newly renovated Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar to host a FREE screening of the 1971 film Le Mans on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. All guests will have a chance to win an all-expense-paid trip to see the 24 Hour of Le Mans race in Le Mans, France, in June 2015. Claim your free movie ticket at http://bit.ly/LeMansDrafthouse.

The screening is in celebration of the Texas version of the 24 Hour of Le Mans race. COTA will host Lone Star Le Mans  on Sept. 19-20, mixing the best of international endurance racing with sights, sounds and flavors as big as Texas. Lone Star Le Mans will feature the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas, where each team must race for 6 hours without mechanical damage to the car while managing the sustainability of its fuel, tires and brakes.

Fans who attend race will enjoy open access to majestic, high-tech racing machines and their drivers, including TV star Patrick Dempsey and former Formula 1™ driver Mark Webber. The Lone Star Le Mans also marks the debut of night racing at Austin’s award-winning grand prix circuit. The race weekend will also feature the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and their support series. For additional information on pricing for the Lone Star Le Mans, visit http://circuitoftheamericas.com/wectudor.

Visit http://bit.ly/LeMansDrafthouse to claim your FREE movie ticket. To win the all-expense-paid trip to France for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, attendees must be present for the entire movie screening. The trip includes race tickets, airfare and hotel accommodations.

About Alamo Drafthouse

Tim and Karrie League founded Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in 1997 as a single-screen mom and pop repertory theater in Austin.  17 years later, the now 19-location chain has been named "the best theater in America" by Entertainment Weekly and "the best theater in the world" by Wired. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover's oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed "The Geek Telluride" by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of genre cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. The Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art gallery, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including Drafthouse Films which has garnered two Academy Award nominations in its short three year existence and Badass Digest, an entertainment news blog curated by veteran journalist Devin Faraci.

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