Gabrielle Giffords Learns To Drive Again At Circuit Of The Americas

Three years ago last month, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head during a mass shooting in Tuscon that left six others dead. Giffords' recovery since then has been arduous, with the now-former politician having to undergo several procedures and re-learn basic skills — including driving, which she did… » 2/07/14 1:20pm 2/07/14 1:20pm

F1 Technical on Oppo - American Grand Prix

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Welcome to OppositeLock's own Formula 1 open technical discussion! The one thing that separates Formula 1 from any other motorsport is the absurd level of engineering and aerodynamic advancement that the teams push on each other, and we are here to appreciate, discuss, and revel in the beauty of design on the current… » 11/16/13 3:33pm 11/16/13 3:33pm

What The Hell Is Going On With Tickets For The US Grand Prix?

It's the week before the United States Grand Prix—do you know where your tickets are? Lucky you, then. Until I got my tickets late yesterday, I thought mine were wherever Kimi's paycheck is—completely missing in action. Other fans? Not so lucky. » 11/08/13 2:40pm 11/08/13 2:40pm

MotoGP Ace Kevin Schwantz Says Circuit Of The Americas Tried To Kick…

The Circuit of the Americas in Austin isn't just a great place for racing, it's also a great place for drama, legal fights, dueling egos and other assorted weirdness. The latest round of this came last week when MotoGP champion Kevin Schwantz said circuit officials tried to kick him out of the circuit when he tried to… » 3/21/13 11:07am 3/21/13 11:07am

Watch SRT Boss Ralph Gilles Whip A Grand Cherokee Around The Circuit…

We're big fans of SRT chief Ralph Gilles for his no-nonsense style and purveyance of insanely powerful American cars. And like any responsible executive, he needs to sample his own wares from time to time — which is exactly what he does when he pilots this Jeep around Austin's Circuit of the Americas.  » 2/24/13 12:30pm 2/24/13 12:30pm

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

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