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    Report: FIA rejects new applicants, leaves USF1's slot vacant
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    American fans of Formula One racing will recall all too easily the debacle surrounding the USF1 team. A promising venture from the outset, the team started and stalled, but – after securing a slot on the grid for this season alongside newcomers HRT, Lotus and Virgin Racing – ...

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    Stillborn USF1 team fined, banned from F1 forever?
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    The World Motor Sport Council is just catching up to USF1's premature disappearance from Formula 1. The WSMC has reportedly banned the American ex-team forever – which we're guessing means the troika of Ken Anderson, Peter Windsor and Chad Hurley – from competing in F1, and fined it ...

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    Austin F1 track location revealed
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    Back in May, Formula One Group CEO Bernie Ecclestone announced that the racing organization had secured a deal with the city of Austin, Texas to bring the series to America for 10 years. All of that sounded great to American racing fans, but there have been lingering questions as to whether it ...

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    Americans reportedly looking into investing in existing F1 team
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    The USF1 project may be dead in the proverbial water, but that hasn't deterred a group of American investors from breaking into Formula One. In fact, it only appears to have whetted their appetites as representatives headed to Montreal this past weekend for the Canadian Grand Prix to meet with ...

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    The Dream is Over: USF1 assets auctioned off
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    To quote Neil Finn's Crowded House on the subject of USF1, "Hey now, hey now, don't dream it's over." There's no need to dream, see – it really is all over. The aspiring racing outfit got rid of everything down to toasters and power strips in an auction held last week. The pictured tub ...

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    The new NART? Ferrari chairman hints at proxy American F1 team
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    NART Ferrari 308 - Click here to view additional sizes on indianadinos' Flickr stream
    Ferrari aficionados will fondly remember the letters NART. The North American Racing Team was created by Ferrari's American importer Luigi Chinetti, and campaigned Maranello's thoroughbreds at premier ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Court-siezed Brawn GP/USF1 transport trailers
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    ex-USF1/ex-Brawn/ex-Honda transport trailers – Click above for image gallery
    Want to start your own Formula One team? There's space on the grid next season since USF1 failed to make it this year, and we wish you better luck. But it takes more than luck to start a team from scratch. It takes ...

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    Report: USF1 shuts doors, apparently for good
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    USF1 has officially shuttered operations in Charlotte, NC. That's according to the Charlotte Business Journal, which notes that Ken Anderson, president of the team, sent employees an email yesterday pointing to financial woes as the straw that broke the doomed camel's back. Anderson's pet racing ...

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    USF1 reportedly still holding out hope for 2011
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    Easy come, easy go. Only it was anything but an easy arrival for USF1, the highly anticipated and much-hyped American grand prix team that was slated to hit the grid this past weekend for the start of the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship. And in the end, much as Bernie Ecclestone ...

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    Report: USF1 operations 'effectively shut down'
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    The USF1 saga may have taken a turn for the worse today as Autosport reports that the hopeful team's operations have 'effectively been shut down.' Team personnel and the remainder of the operation's employees were reportedly given the news today that their services would no longer be needed, ...

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    SpeedTV: USF1 asks FIA for one-year delay [w/video]
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    USF1 petitions the FIA for a 1-year delay to enter the F1 World Championship – Click above to watch video after the jump
    SpeedTV reports that things are not entirely amiss at USF1, the team just needs to rearrange some things a bit. After failing in its bid to get a car to the first race, ...

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    Report: USF1 team not dead yet, may miss early races
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    USF1 has already entered the terminal vortex – that is the swirl of rumors, silence and denials that leads everyone casting pitiful glances at some entity, thinking "You stink of death." The team didn't say much when everyone was wondering what was happening, but in motorsports, everyone ...

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    Report: Rumors swirl about possible demise of USF1 team
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    A recent report out of Spain suggests that the USF1 team won't make it to the starting grid in Bahrain and that the team's chances of making it to the next two races are in question, putting the entire season in jeopardy. To make matters worse, rumors are circulating that one of the team's ...

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    Officially Official: USF1 signs Jose Maria Lopez to drive in 2010
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    Left to right: USF1 chief Peter Windsor, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and Jose Maria "Pechito" Lopez
    The USF1 team has ended months of speculation by announcing the first of two drivers for its debut in the upcoming 2010 Formula One season. Actually, it was the President of ...

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    Bahrain or Bust: Ecclestone doubts all four new F1 teams will make it
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    Following the culmination of the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship, slots were granted to four new teams for the upcoming season. They were all ecstatic about the prospect of dicing it with the likes of McLaren and Ferrari, but not all of them are guaranteed to make it when the flag waves ...

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    USF1 to test, launch car in Alabama with special FIA dispensation
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    While the rest of the teams competing in the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship will be launching and testing new cars together at European tracks, America's own will launch and test its car right in the good ol' U.S. of A. Due to the team's location across the Atlantic, the FIA selected ...

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    VIDEO: USF1 joins the Interwebz
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    The makings of USF1 -- Click above to watch video
    Last week, Formula One's commercial overseer Bernie Ecclestone said he didn't think USF1 was going to line up for the first race of 2010. To quote the man, "I think the people we expected to perform will and those that we thought wouldn't, won't." ...

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    REPORT: USF1 signs pay-drive deal with Jose Maria Lopez
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    Reports circulating the motorsport press indicate that USF1 has signed a provisional contract with Argentine driver Jose Maria Lopez to drive for the new team next season. The arrangement, however, depends on Lopez bringing with him $8 million in sponsorship dollars, of which the young South ...

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    REPORT: USF1 wants NASCAR's Kyle Busch for driver duties
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    F1 drivers have left the grid to go to NASCAR, so why not have a NASCAR driver make the leap to Formula 1? USF1's Peter Windsor reportedly has his eye on NASCAR bad boy Kyle Busch to pilot the team's single-seater in next year's championship. The 24-year-old Busch is said to have massive talent, ...

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    End of Year Shuffle: 14 Formula One teams swap drivers for 2010
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    If you thought the series of driver changes in the middle of this ongoing Formula One season was something, it's nothing compared to the grand game of musical chairs expected to ensue as the season draws to a close. With BMW closing up shop, several new teams joining the grid and at least a ...

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