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Has the US Grand Prix Finally Found a Home in Austin?

Grand prix racing is synonymous with locations like Monza, Spa and Silverstone. Phoenix, Las Vegas and Detroit—not so much.  Yet these are a few of the many former homes of Formula One in the United States. This weekend, F1 makes its second visit to Austin, Texas.  The question is: After wandering around the country for more than 50 years, has the United States Grand Prix (USGP) finally found a home in the desert? The pieces all seem to be in place for Austin to become the home of F1 in America: a long-term contract; a beautiful, exciting new circuit; close proximity not only to all of Texas' big cities, but also to F1-starved fans in Mexico, who have been without a home race since 1992. The inaugural race in Austin wa...

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