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F1 title fight gets closer | 2016 US Grand Prix recap

Nico Rosberg did what he needed to do at the 2016 US Grand Prix to maintain his position in the Formula 1 Driver's Championship, but Lewis Hamilton closed the gap and keeps himself in the hunt.

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US Grand Prix at COTA confirmed for 2016 F1 calendar

Officials at the Circuit of the Americas have reportedly made a deal to host the US Grand Prix in 2016. Financial problems at the track previously threatened to cancel the race.

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Texas cuts F1 subsidy, threatens future of US Grand Prix

This year the Texas state government is cutting its subsidy to organizers of the United States Grand Prix by over $5 million. Without it, F1 could end up leaving America.

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Race Recap: 2015 US Grand Prix was wet, wild, and historic

Autoblog recaps the 2015 US Grand Prix, won by Lewis Hamilton ahead of Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton's win makes him 2015 World Champion.

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Race Recap: 2014 US Grand Prix goes the English way yet again

Thankfully, the weekend's Formula One dramas all concerned events that happened off the track, with both Caterham and Marussia going into administration, after which a rumored boycott by the small teams was avoided. That gave the 18 drivers left on the grid freedom to focus on making the most of the Texas sunshine for Sunday's Jonathon Ramsey

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Leno steps out of his garage and onto COTA for a day with McLaren

For the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage, Jay Leno abandons the comfortable confines of his California warehouse to visit the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX for the 2013 US Grand Prix. Leno gets a full tour of the track before heading to the M

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Race Recap: 2013 US Grand Prix, a record falls but the race fails to excite [spoilers]

An estimated 113,162 racing fans joined 20 drivers as the only ones perspiring at Austin's Circuit of the Americas on Sunday, as the recently untouchable Sebastian Vettel seemed to hardly break a sweat as he raced to win the 2013 US Grand Prix. In doing so, the 26-year-old German secured his place in motorsports

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Infiniti offers chance to design Sebastian Vettel's helmet for the USGP

The Circuit of the Americas will host its second United States Grand Prix in November, and based on what's happening with New Jersey it might be the only US torch left alight in the Formula One firmament. The story even before the inaugural event was about getting American fans involved, and Infiniti app

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Final Recap: Days 2 and 3 notes, quotes, and takeaways from the US Grand Prix

The Texas grass no longer rustles with 2.4-liter V8 exhaust blown at 18,000 revs, the Texas dust is no longer raised by hard-compound Pirellis. We saw a lot and learned a lot while we were there as guests of Infiniti, and after our Day 1 and Jonathon Ramsey

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2012 US Grand Prix, remember the Alamo Circuit of the Americas [spoilers]

There were 56 laps run in Austin's Travis County prairie to complete the inaugural United States Grand Prix at the newly minted Circuit of the Americas. Coming into the race, there were nothing but questions and calculations: Would the track be any good for Formula One? Could Red Bull Racing

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Hamilton, Vettel forced to modify their helmets for the USGP

After years of waiting, Formula One racing is finally back in the United States, and while most drivers were focused on getting ready for the all-new Circuit of the Americas track, two of the sport's most popular drivers were involved in off-track distractions due to their helmet designs. For different reasons, Lewis Hamilton and Jeffrey N. Ross

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Grand Prix of the Americas, Day 1 Recap: a city arose in the fields, and it was good

The Circuit of the Americas is the miracle in the fields, the track that no one thought would be finished in time to hold its appointed race. But the Texans got past the turmoil, and even though the heavy machinery was still working on dirt roads as July, come November 18 there was a beautiful, and completed, Formula 1 facility for Travis County to call its own. It was dusty, sure. But it

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Circuit of the Americas announces 15,000 extra seats for U.S. Grand Prix

Austin Formula 1 Grand Prix organizers have said that tickets to the race sold so well that they've decided to add more seating – according to the circuit chart, everything but premium grandstand seating is all gone.

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Circuit of the Americas opens waitlist for United States Grand Prix tickets

Just under 300 days separate us from the return of the United States Grand Prix. At least that's the idea, now that construction has resumed on the troubled Circuit of the Americas on the outskirts of Austin, Texas. But an encouraging sign is that race organizers have started gearing up to sell tickets.

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Last-minute deal saves 2012 United States Grand Prix in Austin

Everything is bigger in Texas. So it's appropriate that the hubbub surrounding the imminent return of the United States Grand Prix to the Lonestar State should come down to a big last-minute deal.

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Ecclestone casts doubts on Austin F1 race in 2012

After a five-year absence, the United States is set to gain two Formula One races within the next two years: one in Austin, Texas, and another in New Jersey. But recent comments vocalized by F1's ever-outspoken commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone have cast doubt on th

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Formula One headed for New York/New Jersey in 2013

If you thought Formula One racing had a checkered history in America, well – you're right. Over the years, the United States Grand Prix has been held in more locations and has suffered from more hiatuses than a drug addicted musician's touring schedule. But a good portion of that drama has been played out in New York. Upstate, Watkins Glen hosted the United States Grand Prix fo

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Circuit of the Americas in Austin coming together before your very eyes

Whether you're driving an F1 car or riding a superbike, getting around any racing circuit this side of the Nürburgring Nordschleife is a rather rapid affair. Which is more than we could say for building one – that bit takes some time. Together with the cash it takes to finance such a venture, that goes some way towards explaining why you don't see it happening every day. But that's what's going on as we speak in Austin, Texas.

United States Grand Prix set to move to November 18, 2012

Sitting outside for several hours under the beating sun in central Texas in June wouldn't exactly be what most would call their cup of tea... though you might feel like you were being steeped inside of one. That's why Formula One Management is set on moving next year's inaugural United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of

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United States Grand Prix gets key approval from Austin city council

Unlikely though it may have seemed just a couple of years ago, Austin, Texas, has become the site of a battle between Formula One racing and economic development on the one hand, and government spending restrictions and fiscal responsibility on the other.

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