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Formula 1 in Austin, Texas in 2012

Posted in Bernie Ecclestone, Formula 1, FOTA, Uncategorized, USF1 with tags , , , , , , on May 26, 2010 by autoracingpower

There were talks of New York and New Jersey as sites of an F1 race, but according to an announcement on Formula One’s official website, F1 is scheduled to return to the U.S. in Austin, Texas in 2012. The choice of Austin comes as a major surprise. The agreement of the Austin Grand Prix was announced for 2012 to 2021, but no race date was set. And, Bernie Eccelstone adds that this will be the first time a facility has been constructed specifically for F1 in the United States.

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Formula 1 Too “Elitist” for Toyota?

Posted in FIA, Formula 1, NASCAR, Toyota, Uncategorized, USF1, Williams-Toyota with tags , , , , , , , , on May 19, 2010 by autoracingpower

Toyota has announced that it will not be returning to Formula 1 for the 2011 season. They cite that Formula 1 is to out of touch with ts customer base.  They plan to re-prioritize and focus on “grass-roots racing”, including NASCAR and the Nurburgring 24-hour endurance race in Germany. The company believes these are more “geared toward the customer.” Toyota even goes as far as the say there is a big gap between those who enjoy Formula 1 and those who user Toyota’s vehicles. They admit that Formula 1 is still the “pinnacle of auto racing,” but refer to the sport as “elitist.”

Source: 4WheelsNews.com

2010 FIA Formula 1 Results & Races

Posted in FIA, Formula 1, Uncategorized, USF1 with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 6, 2010 by autoracingpower

Haven’t been keeping up on the 2010 season stats? Find out the winning drivers, their times and what’s coming up:

Grand Prix Date Winning Driver Team Laps Time
Bahrain 14/03/2010 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 49 1:39:20.396
Australia 28/03/2010 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 58 1:33:36.531
Malaysia 04/04/2010 Sebastian Vettel RBR-Renault 56 1:33:48.412
China 18/04/2010 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 56 1:46:42.163

Upcoming races:

Spain 09/05/2010
Monaco 16/05/2010
Turkey 30/05/2010
Canada 13/06/2010
Europe 27/06/2010
Great Britain 11/07/2010
Germany 25/07/2010
Hungary 01/08/2010
Belgium 29/08/2010
Italy 12/09/2010
Singapore 26/09/2010
Japan 10/10/2010
Korea 24/10/2010
Brazil 07/11/2010
Abu Dhabi

14/11/2010

Trailers for Sale

Posted in Brawn GP, Formula 1, USF1 with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2010 by autoracingpower

Ever wonder what it would be like to own a piece of Formula 1 history? Now you can! With eBay, you can place a big on a former Brawn GP Formula 1 trailer.

Two trailers are currently available for bid on eBay,l with no reserves. The first boasts cabinets, office space for 10, AC, a heater, storage lockers and more.The other, boasts enough space to fit three, yes three, F1 racecars and a machine shop.

Both trailers were valued at over $460,000 when new, and are now going for $26,500 and £17,200 with over three days remaining  (as of April 12 at 2:30 PM).

Happy Bidding!

Formula 1 Back To Basics

Posted in Formula 1, NASCAR, Uncategorized, USF1 with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 21, 2010 by autoracingpower

Think you know everything there is to know about Formula 1 Racing? Well, this afternoon NASCAR changes will have your head spinning faster than the tires on those speed demons on the race track.

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Formula 1 2009 Rec-Cap Video

Posted in Formula 1, USF1 with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 28, 2009 by autoracingpower

Watch this Formula 1 2009 Review Video and catch up on all the happenings in 2009.

Formula 1 Wishes All Fans A Happy Holiday

Posted in Formula 1, USF1 with tags , , , , , , , , on December 24, 2009 by autoracingpower

Check out the Formula 1 Holiday Card and the letter they put together summing up their incredible 2009 year.