Celebrities come through Austin for Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift performs her only full concert of 2016 during the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on October 22, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Suzanne Cordeiro/For American-Statesman )

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift performs her only full concert of 2016 during the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on October 22, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Suzanne Cordeiro/For American-Statesman )

This past weekend was the U.S. Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. Taylor Swift, Usher and the Roots closed out Saturday and Sunday’s race days, but Formula 1 also drew other stars to Austin.

Gerard Butler drank champagne out of a shoe:

A dinosaur drew cheers from adoring fans:

Venus Williams, Christoph Waltz and Rosa Salazar watched the qualifying rounds together:

Gayle King hung out with U.S. Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton:

This is what @f1 winner looks like in austin! Big congrats to @lewishamilton now on to Mexico!!

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Gordon Ramsey and astronaut Tim Peake came out for the races:

U.S. Olympian Lindsey Vonn, Gerard Butler and Paul Gasol watched qualifying rounds in the same area:

And Vonn shared the three things she’d be looking for at F1:

 


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