Author Of Letter On Texas F1 Race Funding Said It Wasn't Meant To Be A Binding Contract

A 2010 letter from former Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs is making the rounds again, giving hope that the state would contribute the full amount they promised towards hosting Formula One. However, a local news report from two years after that shows Combs herself backing away from the promises made in…

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Does This 2010 Letter Mean Texas Has To Pay To Host Formula One After All?

As the United States Grand Prix looks increasingly in doubt for 2016 in the wake of a wavering commitment from the State of Texas, race-watchers have pointed to one recently-resurfaced letter from 2010 as proof that the state can’t shake its commitment. But will it have any sway with Texas’ new state officials?

Updated 2016 F1 Schedule Lists Embattled U.S. Grand Prix As 'Subject To Agreement'

The FIA confirmed the 21-race Formula One calendar today with one additional pair of asterisks next to the United States Grand Prix. Austin, Texas’ USGP is the only race listed as provisional on the calendar amid reports of unpaid hosting fees and cuts in state funding for the race weekend.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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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