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Formula One Heading To Texas from 2012

On the back of recent speculation over a return to the United States came an historic announcement that F1 will indeed return. The F1 circus, last seen held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana, will now be held in Austin, Texas, in a 10-year deal commencing in 2012. The official statement was put out just days before the Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul with F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone already talking up the new opportunity. Ecclestone said: “For the first time in the history of Formula One in the United States, a world-class facility will be purpose-built to host the event. It was 30 years ago that the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™ was last held on a purpose-built permanent road course circuit in Watkins Glen,...

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