Things To Do When You're Stuck In Austin Traffic And The Race Started…

You guys like cars, right? Well, if you're going to the Circuit of the Americas for Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix, then I have some exciting news — you're going to spend a lot of time in a car. » 11/17/12 3:00pm 11/17/12 3:00pm

Yes, They Sell Good BBQ At The Circuit Of The Americas Track

I was out wandering around during the first practice session when I noticed a familiar site: Austin's famous Salt Lick BBQ. Technically, it's from Dripping Springs, but it's a short and beautiful drive from the City of Weird. Now they've got their own little outpost at the Circuit Of The Americas grandstand. » 11/16/12 5:15pm 11/16/12 5:15pm

An Animated GIF Guide To Selecting Your Favorite F1 Driver

Unbelievably, Formula One is here in America and cars are already screaming around the circuit the Austin F1 circuit. Who are all these little foreign dudes in the weird cars, and which one should you, as an American, be rooting for? » 11/16/12 3:30pm 11/16/12 3:30pm

Holy Shit The Austin F1 Grand Prix Is Really Happening

As I walked into the paddock at the brand new Circuit of the Americas I immediately ran into a local F1 fan I first met back in February when I visited the scarcely started track. The joyous look on his face probably mirrored mine. A look that said "Holy shit this is really happening." » 11/16/12 10:30am 11/16/12 10:30am

How To Watch An F1 Race If You're A Clueless American

Formula One, the world's premiere motorsport, is returning to the United States this weekend after a five year absence. Watching F1 is different than watching any other form of motorsport. It's faster. It's technical-er. And to the outsider, it's boring-er. » 11/13/12 2:00pm 11/13/12 2:00pm

Your Guide To Surviving F1 Weekend In Austin

After two-and-a-half years of hype, promotions, construction, legal fights, planning, protests from residents and grandstanding by Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One will at last make its triumphant return to the United States in just one week. For real this time. Seriously! We promise. » 11/10/12 12:30pm 11/10/12 12:30pm

Watch Mario Andretti Lap The Austin F1 Track In A Lotus 79

The Circuit of the Americas in Austin looks pretty great with its red, white and blue run-off strips and its big first corner hill, but it looks extra awesome with Mario Andretti at the wheel. » 10/25/12 4:00pm 10/25/12 4:00pm