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F1 'foolish' to host U.S. GP in Texas on same day as NASCAR

Formula 1 and NASCAR will be racing deep in the heart of Texas on the same day next year. The FIA, international motorsports' governing body, released its 2014 calendar Wednesday, placing the United States Grand Prix in Austin on Nov. 2. That's the same day as the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, a three-hour drive from Austin. 'It's a foolish move by Formula 1,' said Eddie Gossage, president of Texas Motor Speedway. 'Our two NASCAR Sprint Cup races draw the two largest crowds in Texas sports. It isn't the smartest move to try to compete with that. I'm sure regardless of what they say publicly, the folks at the Austin track are pulling their hair out over this...
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