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Formula One

The Formula 1 United States Grand Prix is set for November 18, 2012 in Austin, Texas. This will be the first F1 race to be held in the U.S. in five years and it will happen in a little place named Elroy, just southwest of the Capital city. Since its inception the event has been under scrutiny, but the track is now nearly complete. Formula 1 is known as the playground for the rich: A wealthy man's sport for those able to travel the world to watch million dollar sports cars race. But it's more than that, of course. Formula One has a long, prestigious history in the world of sport and, soon, Austin will be inducted. Our on-going series examines the sport, educates on how it works and how to watch it, and will keep you up-to-date on the surrounding issues affecting the race and the circuit.

Formula One


3 luxurious ways to celebrate F1 weekend in Austin

By Katie Friel

Nov 14th, 2013 at 12:47 PM

Formula One weekend is upon us, which means a few things: fast cars, sexy accents and some uber-glam events popping up around town. Though the race isn't until Sunday ...


Crowning the Formula 1 champion: Alonso and Vettel set for Brazilian showdown

By Anthony French

Nov 24th, 2012 at 8:52 AM

Now that Austin has been inaugurated onto the multi-cultural global bandwagon that is the Formula One circus, it’s only fair that you dyed-in-the-wool enthusiasts and newcomers alike are kept ...


What race? Reviewing Formula 1 fashion: Look at what she was wearing

By Samantha Webster

Nov 19th, 2012 at 8:07 PM

$50,000 bottle service, high hemlines, 24k gold-flaked champagne and leather boots & fur galore. No, I’m not profiling a cougar convention or a normal evening for Donald Trump, I ...


Formula 1 USGP viewed from Europe: How did Austin do?

By Anthony French

Nov 19th, 2012 at 12:38 PM

After two years of tireless planning, re-planning, construction work and sheer willpower, the first United States Grand Prix in Austin is over. So how did Austin do? There’s always ...


F1 at night: Closing out race day at the Four Seasons, My Yacht, Red Bull & COTA after parties

By Jon Shapley

Nov 19th, 2012 at 11:50 AM

What better way to close out Ausitn's inaugural Formula 1 weekend and thrilling race than the F1 after parties?

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