MINI Take the States: Wrap Up

MINI Take the States: Wrap Up
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I tagged along for a two legs of MINI Takes the States, an epic cross-country road rally that’s put on by the company. I participated in just two sections of this continent-spanning trip, but that was still enough for me to experience four Midwestern states and some 700 miles of America. But there’s much more… Continue Reading...

First Australian V8 Supercar Makes Texan Touchdown

First Australian V8 Supercar Makes Texan Touchdown
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28 of Australia’s V8 Supercars will be competing in the first-ever U.S. V8 Supercars race on May 17-19 at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, and they have just begun arriving in the States. Continue Reading...

Circuit of the Americas Open for Driving – in a Video Game

Circuit of the Americas Open for Driving – in a Video Game
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Fraught with delays and uncertainty, Texas’ latest race track, the Circuit of the Americas, is still under construction. Despite that, a digital version is ready to go, giving gamers the first crack at the new track. Continue Reading...

Formula One’s Bernie Ecclestone Gives Austin Race A One Week Deadline

Formula One’s Bernie Ecclestone Gives Austin Race A One Week Deadline
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Next year’s U.S. Grand Prix could be in jeopardy if organizers of the Austin, Texas race do not agree on a contract and pay fees by the end of next week. Formula One’s head honcho Bernie Ecclestone’s patience is clearly wearing thin with negotiations and does not want to wait beyond the season-ending Brazilian Grand… Continue Reading...

Formula One Adds New Jersey As Latest Racing Venue For 2013

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Formula One Adds New Jersey As Latest Racing Venue For 2013
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The moment has come. Formula One, the pinnacle of international automotive racing, is coming for Greater New York in 2013! According to well placed sources involved in the matter, the Formula 1 franchise will make an official announcement of the “Formula One Grand Prix of America” some time next week. Slatted for June 2013, the… Continue Reading...

Barber Motorsports Park Approved As Formula One Test Track

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Barber Motorsports Park Approved As Formula One Test Track
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Barber Motorsports Park’s Leeds, Alabama test track (about 2 hours from Atlanta, Georgia) has now become certified as an approved site for Formula 1 teams to test their cars, but it’s unlikely that Barber will host an F1 race any time soon. New tracks are required to post a fee of between $25 and $30… Continue Reading...

David Coulthard And Red Bull Wake Up Austin Texas With Some Hoonage [Video]

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David Coulthard and his Red Bull F1 team traveled down to Austin, Texas to check out the soon to be completed Circuit of the Americas track. Over the weekend, David Coulthard took his 750-hp Red Bull Formula One race car on a cruise in and around the Texas capital, engaged in some hooning and put on a… Continue Reading...

Formula 1 Returns To America for 2012; June 10th Date Set

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Formula 1 Returns To America for 2012; June 10th Date Set
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The FIA has just posted its 2012 Formula 1 schedule, and good news to race fans and Americans in general: in the world of international motorsports, our fair nation is once again significant! That’s right, the 10th round of the 2012 Grand Prix schedule includes a date in Austin, Texas—the return of F1 to our… Continue Reading...

Circuit Of The Americas Revealed As Name For Formula 1 Track In Austin, Texas

Circuit Of The Americas Revealed As Name For Formula 1 Track In Austin, Texas
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The proposed Formula 1 race track in Austin, Texas will officially be known as the Circuit of the Americas, and feature a variety of facilities beyond the 3.4 mile race track, including a full-time trauma center, and venues for commercial, educational and social events that will all be open year-round. While a large degree of… Continue Reading...

Formula 1 To Return To The United States In Austin, Texas

Formula 1 To Return To The United States In Austin, Texas
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The “Live Music Capital” of America is set to become the new home of the United States Grand Prix, as a surprise announcement broke today, naming Austin, Texas as the site of Formula 1’s return to America. The deal would see the Grand Prix remain in Austin from 2012 to 2021. Most interesting is that… Continue Reading...
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