Oh, if only we had a dollar for every time that phrase was uttered in the two-year run-up to the USGP. We recall smiling at the interesting relationship our media colleagues have with data. Which is to say, if a meme is out there and gets repeated enough, it becomes “true.” Now Formula Money, a consultancy, has reported on 2012 race attendance.
Workers have returned to the Circuit Of The Americas after a weeks-long delay, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Questions about the pace of the construction have been raised for over a month, as conflicting reports came in on the progress of America’s first purpose-built Formula 1 track. This comes after the original date of June 17, 2012 was moved to November 18 of next year.
It’s official: the United States will be hosting a Formula 1 Grand Prix in 2012. According to Formula1.com, the 2012 U.S. Grand Prix will be held in Austin, Texas, and will remain in the Lone Star State until 2021.
A letter published by AutoWeek revealed that Monticello Motor Club president Ari Strauss has been in talks with Bernie Ecclestone, president and CEO of Formula One Management, about hosting a grand prix at the private New York track.