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Ecclestone defends USGP date

Eddie Gossage, the president of the Texas Motor Speedway, had strong words for Formula 1’s decision to race in Austin this November on the same weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup's AAA Texas 500 in Fort Worth a couple hundred miles away. It seems Gossage feels the decision was “foolish” and wasn’t too keen on F1’s scheduling. NASCAR over 30 races during its season but the majority of them are in the US. Formula 1 is a little different. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has offered some insight as to why Gossage may not understand the details involved, as he is not a global sport: 'We've a small problem they [NASCAR] don't have – we have six jumbo jets to move around all our...
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