There's So Much Rain At The U.S. Grand Prix We Could Run A Boat Race

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The scene at Circuit of the Americas today is probably the reason why people use the phrase “make it rain” metaphorically.

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As of right now, the track sits under a torrential downpour and officials cancelled Formula One’s second practice session this afternoon. There are two other sessions on the schedule for later today – Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup and Masters Historic racing – and the forecast calls for a 100 percent chance of rain tomorrow afternoon as well.

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The rooster-tailed water spraying from behind cars was a sight to see during first practice, but now it looks more like a swimming pool out there. It’s about time to start exploring our options with water sports – and teams agree:

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Contact the author at alanis.king@jalopnik.com.

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On every NASCAR rain delay thread, I am constantly reminded that F1 drivers are the best in the world and drive in the rain. So why aren't there cars on the track?