If you've been thinking that the idea of Formula 1 coming back to America a year from now at a world-class circuit near Austin, Texas, was too good to be true, F1 maestro Bernie Ecclestone says your concern may be justified. Update!
The Formula 1 supremo, appearing at a press conference in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, cryptically alluded to disputes between the track builders and the race hosts. "It's a bit of an uphill struggle there at the moment," he said. "There are two parties, one is building a track, the other has the contract and they've forgotten to talk to each other."
There is no indication that construction on the track has stopped, and a year is a good bit of time even for lawyers, but statements like this do nothing to resolve the latent anxieties of hopeful American F1 fans.