The (Very) Short List of Potential American Drivers for Gene Haas in…

An American F1 team! Or the next best thing; a rich American with FIA permission to field an F1 team. USF1 taught us those are not the same thing, but if successful Haas Formula will need a pair of (hopefully American) drivers. Like NASA, the F1 skillset required to ride the rocket is extremely specific, leaving… » 4/13/14 12:35pm 4/13/14 12:35pm

Watch an F1 car race the dirty Circuit of the Americas track

Most of the Circuit of the Americas outside of Austin is just a cleared dirt track, but that didn't stop David Coulthard from ripping it up in the Red Bull demonstration car while being chased by cowboys. An epic video is clearly in the making with the Capitol donuts from this weekend. » 8/22/11 3:30pm 8/22/11 3:30pm

The United States F1 Grand Prix is June 17th, 2012

The just-released F1 2012 calendar shows the U.S. F1 Grand Prix will be held on June 17th, 2012 in Austin, Texas at the new Circuit of the Americas. No competing football or music festivals, but still hot as balls. » 6/03/11 10:37am 6/03/11 10:37am

Texas legislature wants to cut subsidies for US Grand Prix

Despite pretending the "Texas experiment" of cutting millions in government spending to make up for billions in revenue shortfalls was working, the state is actually billions of dollars in debt. In the face of teacher layoffs, some are looking at cutting the $25 million promised to the US Grand Prix. » 5/12/11 2:00pm 5/12/11 2:00pm

Aerial photo of USF1 Grand Prix track construction

Against the dire predictions of some, the future home of the U.S. Grand Prix — aka the bong-shaped Circuit of Americas — may actually be finished in time to run a mid-2012 race. » 5/04/11 12:00pm 5/04/11 12:00pm

New USF1 facility to be called "Circuit of the Americas"

The United States Grand Prix organizers announced seconds ago that the new racing facility will be called the "Circuit of the Americas" or COTA for short, not to be confused with Austin-based funk band "Conceivers of the Albatross." » 4/12/11 4:15pm 4/12/11 4:15pm

U.S. Grand Prix Formula 1 Track, Financier Revealed

The mysterious circumstances bringing the U.S. Grand Prix to Austin, Texas and the location of the track were both revealed today. Big-bucks former Vikings/Saints owner Red McCombs will provide the funding, and the track will be out in the sticks. » 7/27/10 12:00pm 7/27/10 12:00pm

Defunct USF1 Banned From F1 FOR-E-VER

The FIA fined the bankrupt USF1 team their $380,000 entry fee and banned them from Formula 1 forever for being no-shows this season. Banning a long-dead team? That's the kind of quick, effective action we expect from the FIA! » 6/25/10 9:00am 6/25/10 9:00am

Apparently, New Jersey Has Too Much Class For F1

A mere 24 hours after Jersey City revealed plans to host a Formula 1 race, the city's mayor has killed those plans, citing environmental issues. You may now go back to ignoring Jersey City. [GPUpdate] » 5/05/10 5:15pm 5/05/10 5:15pm

Formula 1 Coming To... New Jersey?

In response to overtures made by Bernie Ecclestone's Formula One Management, Ltd., Jersey City, New Jersey has announced a track layout for the proposed return of the United States Grand Prix. (What? You were expecting Newark?) » 5/04/10 4:00pm 5/04/10 4:00pm

Two USF1 Trailers Up For Sale On eBay

Two of USF1's trailers are for sale on eBay after the fledgling team went bust in February. One of the trailers can hold up to three F1 cars and there's no reserve! » 4/12/10 2:45pm 4/12/10 2:45pm

What's The More Likely USF1 Design To Become Real?

These images represent plausible designs from the floundering USF1 team. One is a Spanish-flagged toaster. The other claims to be the first 3D image of the USF1 Type 1 racer. Both are still renderings. [via Paddocknews, Axis Of Oversteer] » 2/25/10 5:30pm 2/25/10 5:30pm

RUMOR: USF1 Buying Campos To Salvage 2010 Season?

If there's a team with as many troubles as USF1 it's Campos Meta1. Now sources tell us USF1 may team up/acquire Meta1. Are two struggling teams better than one? » 2/18/10 10:30am 2/18/10 10:30am

REPORT: USF1 To Fold, YouTube Founder Out

According to a rumor published by a Spanish news outlet, US F1 won't make the first three races of 2010, forcing them to drop the entire season. Also, YouTube founder Chad Hurley's supposedly out as a financial backer. U-S-aww, crap. » 2/17/10 10:30am 2/17/10 10:30am

USF1 Type 1 Rendered, Europe Put On Notice

Here's the first released rendering of the Type 1 USF1 Formula One car design, showing an aerodynamic and compact platform its creators hope will lead a U.S.-built car to its first F1 win in over four decades. » 1/18/10 6:00pm 1/18/10 6:00pm

YouTube Co-Founder Hurley Sees Video As "A Big Part" Of F1

As we reported yesterday, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley will become a primary investor in America's new F1 race team. Hurley sees video "as a big part of what we do at U.S. F1." So, what, they'll be [Reuters] » 8/21/09 9:15am 8/21/09 9:15am

US Formula 1: It's Official

SpeedTV has announced today there will be an official USF1 team based in Charlotte, NC. Exciting times as this is the first time there's been a US-based Formula 1 team in two decades. » 2/24/09 4:00pm 2/24/09 4:00pm