America is expected to host not one but two races from 2013. Formula One failed to impress the organisers and the fans after the embarassing 2005 US GP held at Indianapolis when the Bridgestone runners Ferrari, Jordan and Minardi alone took part in the race. But the US GP was held until 2007 and Bernie was left without a race in United States after that.
Purpose-built circuit in Austin, Texas will make its debut in the month of november next year slotted along with BrazilianGP. The Circuit of the Americans was built under the supervision of Herman Tilke and it looks like America will get another track.
Reports from The Wall Street Journal suggests that a press conference is expected to be held on Tuesday to announce plans for a race in New Jersey beginning in 2013.
SPEED TV announced yesterday that they would be interrupting regularly scheduled programming on Tuesday, October 25 for “a special announcement regarding the future of F1 Grand Prix racing in the United States.” The announcement is scheduled for 2pm local time, or 7pm BST.
NewJersey race could be slotted along theCanadian GP in June 2013 on a road course mapped out in Weehawken and West New York along the Hudson River—against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline.
Bernie wanted f1in Newyork for so long, the last time we saw f1 at that part of the world was way back in 1980, hosted in the beautiful Watkins glen.Keke Rosberg won F1’s only race in Texas back in 1984.
Speculations were running throughout the year and now the two townships of newyork showing interest in it.This announcement on coming tuesday was the result of the mayors of Weehawken and West New York issued a joint statement that they were in talks with a group of investors led by Leo Hindery, Jr., a former chief executive of the YES Network, to bring a race to New Jersey.
Formula One has scheduled a press conference at Port Imperial in Weehawken Tuesday, where the announcement is expected to be made.