Circuit Of The Americas Still Hasn't Paid Formula One Hosting Fees: Report

A $33 million dollar hosting fee that was supposed to be paid ahead of last month’s Formula One United States Grand Prix has yet to be paid by Circuit of the Americas, according to a report published in the Austin American-Statesman. That fee was supposed to be paid ahead of the October 25 race date.
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Future Of Austin's F1 Race Reportedly In Jeopardy After Texas Cuts Its Contribution

While this year’s rain-soaked United States Grand Prix was indeed a thrilling race, it was not a good weekend for the event itself or its venue, Austin, Texas’ Circuit of the Americas. Horrendous weather meant F1 in Austin was “financially devastating” for COTA. Now the track has more bad news: Texas is reportedly… »11/10/15 8:57pm11/10/15 8:57pm

Soggy Austin Formula One Race Was 'Financially Devastating' For Organizers: Reports

Between getting hit with torrential downpours and Formula One’s decision to host the Mexican Grand Prix only a week later, Circuit of the Americas chairman Bobby Epstein told the Austin-American Statesman that the United States Grand Prix was “a financially devastating weekend for the company.” Ouch. »10/29/15 4:15pm10/29/15 4:15pm

Feel The Seething Hatred The Mercedes F1 Drivers Have For Each Other In This Video

2015 World Drivers’ Champion Lewis Hamilton was especially ruthless to teammate Nico Rosberg during today’s United States Grand Prix. Hamilton pushed him wide on the first corner of the race to get in front. Needless to say, Rosberg didn’t like Hamilton tossing him the second place hat.
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Lewis Hamilton Is Your Three-Time 2015 Formula One World Drivers' Champion

If there’s any race weekend where Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton had really had to earn a win, it was this year’s United States Grand Prix. Everything came down to an insane last-lap battle between his teammate Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel, who clawed his way up to a podium finish.
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Rooster Tails From Formula One Cars Are Awesome

If there’s one thing I love about race cars running in the rain, it’s the entire spectacle of it. There’s always the chaos of running in unpredictable, ever-changing conditions, but rarely do your eyeballs experience anything cooler than the massive rooster tails of water that get thrown up by the cars.
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True Fans Don't Grab An Umbrella, They Grab A Battle Flag

This pair of Mercedes Formula One fans didn’t care about the insane rain storm that flooded out and postponed Free Practice 2 at Circuit of the Americas indefinitely, nor did they care that half the fencing on the bridge behind them had blown over. They flew that Mercedes flag all the way back. »10/24/15 2:19pm10/24/15 2:19pm