"We have a decent track record in Austin; however, we had a difficult weekend in Texas last year as we struggled with tyre management.
"The W10 treats its tyres more gently than our 2018 car, so this should be less of an issue this year.
"COTA has produced great racing with lots of overtaking, so we hope for another spectacular Sunday in Austin.
"The crowd is usually very enthusiastic and I'm sure we'll meet a lot of new fans thanks to the success of the F1 Netflix series in the US.
"It's great to see the growing TV audience numbers in the American market and we'll fight hard to make sure that this year's race will contribute to the increasing interest in our sport."