AUSTIN (KXAN) - A special visitor stopped by Austin's Circuit Of The Americas on Thursday.
Tonight Show host and car enthusiast Jay Leno took a spin out on the track ahead of NBC's coverage at the U.S. Grand Prix in November.
KXAN's Sally Hernandez caught up with Leno before he hit the pavement. You can watch part of her interview in the video above. Sally will have more from her chat with Leno Friday morning on KXAN News Today.
KXAN and NBC Sports will carry the U.S. Grand Prix from COTA live on Sunday, Nov. 17th.
The next circuit to hit the track are vintage cars from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe. The U.S. Vintage Racing National Championship runs Oct. 25-27 at COTA.
More than 100 trees covered in lights now shine bright throughout Zilker Park. The Trail of Lights is open for another season.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.
Travis County non-profit Center for Child Protection will benefit next March from an all day fundraiser at the Circuit of the Americas that will see plenty of donors racing on the track.
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg heads to court this week as a defendant in a civil trial that could oust her from office.
Santa visited Austin early on Sunday, joining hundreds of motorcyclists for their annual Toy Run.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.