Tag Archive: United States Grand Prix

Mar 31

Tickets for the 2014 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas™ on sale April 4

Don’t miss one of the most exhilarating weekends of racing and entertainment!

Circuit of The Americas logo With the new season of Formula 1™ racing now underway, fans can purchase tickets for the 2014 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX (F1 USGP) at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) on Friday, April 4, beginning at noon CT. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

All roads lead to Romain

The dash to Turn 1 defined the outcome of Mark’s United States Grand Prix

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber (3)He slipped from second to fourth in the opening 350 metres of the race and was engaged in a fascinating battle for second place thereafter. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Formula One teams United States Grand Prix preview

United States Grand Prix preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

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Sep 05

Shell to sponsor Austin Fan Fest during Formula 1 United States Grand Prix weekend

Circuit of The Americas announced that it is teaming with Shell

Circuit of The Americas logoFree fan festival in downtown Austin offers live music, experiential zones, family activities, great food and fun. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Formula One teams United States Grand Prix report

United States Grand Prix Formula One race report

Circuit of the AmericasToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Austin, Texas.

(François Tremblay / Pole Position photo album)

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Nov 18

Lewis Hamilton takes historic victory at Austin

Hamilton denies Vettel the victory, as the Championship goes down to the wire!

Lewis Hamilton Austin - photo Getty ImagesLewis Hamilton - Austin - photo Getty ImagesLewis Hamilton has taken a historic victory at the brand-new Circuit of the Americas, in what was an absolutely enthralling United States Grand Prix. The Briton was followed home by Sebastian Vettel, with Fernando Alonso a distant 3rd. Red Bull have therefore secured their third Constructors’ Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Formula One teams United States Grand Prix qualifying report

United States Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

Circuit of the AmericasToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Austin, Texas.

(François Tremblay / Pole Position photo album)

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Nov 16

Formula One teams United States Grand Prix free practice report (updated)

United States Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Circuit of the AmericasToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Austin, Texas.

(François Tremblay / Pole Position photo album)

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Nov 15

HRT Formula 1 Team confirms Ma Qing Hua for FP1 at Circuit of Americas

“It’s fantastic to be able to step back into the car for a free practice session” – Ma Qing Hua

2012-07-12 - HRT F1 Team - Ma Qing Hua2012-11-04 - HRT F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Ma Qing Hua 01HRT Formula 1 Team confirms that Ma Qing Hua will take part in the first free practice session of the United States Grand Prix, which will get underway tomorrow at Circuit Of Americas in Austin, Texas. This will be the fifth time for the Shanghai born driver at the F112 wheel and will be replacing Narain Karthikeyan for that single session.

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Nov 09

Lotus F1 Team, Rovio and Lucasfilm Ltd join forces for the United States Grand Prix

Star Wars and Angry Birds on Lotus F1 Team at United States Grand Prix

2012-11-09 - Lotus F1 Team - Rovio - Lucasfilm Ltd 012012-11-09 - Lotus F1 Team - Rovio - Lucasfilm Ltd 0qIconic brands Star Wars and Angry Birds will feature on the cars of Kimi Räikkönen and Romain Grosjean in Austin, Texas next week at the forthcoming United States Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Pirelli prepares for Circuit of The Americas

The Texas circuit will host the United States Grand Prix from November 16-18 this year.

2012-10-19 - Pirelli - Circuit of The AmericasCircuit of the AmericasPirelli’s simulation work using data obtained from a visit to the track during its construction means that the Italian firm is well prepared for Formula One’s first race at the Circuit of the Americas, which will be officially opened this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Kids of America – Mario Andretti & Patrick Dempsey to drive the Lotus F1 Team R30 in Austin

Marking the return of Formula 1 to the USA after a five year absence

2012-10-18 - Lotus F1 Team - Kids of America - Mario Andretti - Patrick Dempsey -Lotus F1 Team R30 (2)2012-10-18 - Lotus F1 Team - Kids of America - Mario Andretti - Patrick Dempsey -Lotus F1 Team R30 (3)Lotus F1 Team is honoured to be the first team to take to the new Circuit of the Americas track ahead of the United States Grand Prix at Austin, Texas next month. American racing legend Mario Andretti, actor Patrick Dempsey and Lotus F1 Team third driver Jérôme D’Ambrosio will all complete demonstration runs behind the wheel of the team’s 2010 F1 challenger – the R30 – during the circuit’s Official Opening Ceremony on Sunday October 21.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Pirelli announces tyre nominations for final three races

Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli has announced the tyre nominations for the final three grands prix of the year.

2012-09-22 - Pirelli 012012-09-22 - Pirelli 02In Abu Dhabi, the teams will use the P Zero White medium tyre and the P Zero Yellow soft tyre. For the all-new United States Grand Prix, Pirelli will bring the P Zero Silver hard and P Zero White medium tyre. Exactly the same nomination – hard and medium – will be used for Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

New York race to be called ‘America grand prix’

New York race no threat to Texas grand prix

2011-06-26_0247The second US race on the 2013 formula one calendar could be called the American grand prix, it has emerged. The sport and New Jersey are expected to jointly announce on Tuesday that a street race on the Hudson River, with New York’s famous Manhattan skyline in the background, will take place.

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Oct 05

Work finally resumes at 2012 US GP site

The first job will be trucking in new soil

Formula 1 United States Grand PrixCircuit of the AmericasConstruction has finally resumed after weeks of delays at the 2012 United States grand prix venue Circuit of the Americas.

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Jul 19

Bridgestone MotoGP round 10 preview

USA, Laguna Seca  

MotoGP logoMotoGP - motos en action - 14-10-2010The United States Grand Prix is the first overseas race since the opening round in Qatar back in March, and for round ten MotoGP travels to the west coast of California and to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, one of the most famous and iconic circuits on the calendar.

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Dec 18

Austin gives FIA plans for 2012 US GP circuit

The submission of the plans sets in motion the process for the circuit’s mandatory homologation.

Formula 1 United States Grand PrixAustin, Texas Formula 1 race track 1Organisers of the 2012 United States grand prix have submitted plans for the bespoke circuit outside of Austin with F1′s governing FIA. The lodging is earlier than expected, with the body’s Circuit Commission not scheduled to meet until February. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

US GP site might not be ready for 2012 debut

Bernie Ecclestone warned that organiser Tavo Hellmund risked penalties

Austin, Texas Formula 1 race track 1New information casts doubt upon whether organisers of the 2012 United States grand prix can prepare the Austin site in time for its inaugural race date. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

FIA to reinforce 90-day new track rule for future

“Is that going to happen again?  No” – Nick Craw

Flagworld - FIAAustin, Texas Formula 1 race track 1New F1 circuits look unlikely to be able to emulate Korea, whose delayed Yeongam venue was given an eleventh-hour reprieve by the FIA. Usually, the governing body inspects a new track 90 days before the inaugural race date, giving either a thumbs-up or down. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

US GP misses FIA circuit planning deadline

The next Circuits Commission meeting is unlikely to be held until 2011.

Organisers of the 2012 United States grand prix in Texas have missed a deadline to lodge the design of its circuit with F1′s governing body. Promoter Tavo Hellmund said in early August that the Austin layout would be presented to the FIA’s Circuits Commission in September. Read the rest of this entry »

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