F1 » OFFICIAL: US Grand Prix to return in 2012 – in Texas


The US Grand Prix will officially return to the F1 calendar from 2012, it has been confirmed, though bids from New York, Indianapolis and Miami have all been eschewed in favour of taking the race to Austin, Texas

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Taz - Unregistered

May 26, 2010 9:29 AM

So will this guarantee the final slot to an American outfit ? I wouldn't bet against it, they must have had some incentive.

Could get ZZ Top to present the trophies and play the anthems, would be good entertainment :)

dg - Unregistered

May 26, 2010 9:32 AM

So FOM won't go to Indy because it attracts 'the wrong type of spectators'. I don't see how going to Texas, a state that loves NASCAR, will attract the right type of fans that FOM want.

Matt - Unregistered

May 26, 2010 9:38 AM

I don't see the point in spending all the money to build a completely new track in Austin. Don't get me wrong, Austin is a great place. But a lot of money could be saved if they would just upgrade an existing track like Laguna Seca.

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