News Details

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...
Full Story »
4mo ago from F1Pulse.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

VIDEO: Coulthard goes off-road at new Texas F1 circuit

During the construction of the new Circuit of the Americas in Austin,...
4mo ago from BBC.co.uk

Korea, Mexico and New Jersey axed in 19-race 2014 F1...

AP Images/F1 Pulse New races in Austria and Russia were confirmed on...
4mo ago from F1Pulse.com

Korea, Mexico and New Jersey dropped from 19-race 2014...

The FIA confirmed and released a final 19-race Formula 1 calendar for the...
4mo ago from F1Pulse.com

Bahrain confirms Formula One night race, tests new...

Sakhir, Bahrain:  The Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) here is...
4mo ago from NDTVSports.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Alonso sets pace in first practice, troubles for Raikkonen

It was a contrasting opening practice session for... Read More »
1h ago from F1Pulse.com

Mercedes set to finally debut radical new nose

Mercedes are set to debut their radical new nose... Read More »
12h ago from TheF1Times.com

Tech Talk: Mercedes engine advantage explained

Mercedes have an obvious advantage over their... Read More »
8h ago from TheF1Times.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.