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Will Taylor Swift Fans Stick Around for a Formula 1 Race in Austin?

The U.S. Grand Prix will go ahead as planned in October 2016, the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) confirmed this week, allaying doubts raised by the race's provisional status on this year's calendar. This is great news for Formula One, which cannot afford more problems in America after the 2005 fiasco at Indianapolis and the unfulfilled promise of a New Jersey race, across the Hudson River from New York City. The really big news, though—at least according to the circuit's press release and many of the stories that have been written since the announcement—is that Taylor Swift will perform a concert at the track after qualifying on the Saturday. "It will be a one-off show. Her only show in 2016," COTA chairman Bobby Epstein sa...

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