United States Grand Prix race organisers at the Circuit of the Americas have confirmed that this year’s event saw a record breaking crowd over the three days of the event.

During the race, the Circuit of the Americas confirmed that 269,889 fans passed through the turn stiles of the circuit. This year’s race saw Usher, Taylor Swift and several other stars perform a concert for the fans on Saturday night.

Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 Team’s Lewis Hamilton took his fourth victory at the Circuit of the Americas and his fifth in the United States.

Hamilton’s victory means that he has closed the gap in the race for the championship to 26 points to Nico Rosberg. Hamilton will have to wait until the Brazilian Grand Prix next month to attempt to overtake Rosberg.

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