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The cancellation of the United States GP is both “painful” and “prudent” says Circuit of The Americas CEO Bobby Epstein.
There are plans to expand the Circuit of the Americas capacity for next year’s United States Grand Prix, despite the 2020 race cancellation.
Circuit of the Americas boss Bobby Epstein is confident the decision to close the Austin circuit won’t impact the October’s American Grand Prix.
Next year’s United States GP should be bump free with repair work scheduled to be carried out on the Circuit of the Americas in December.
COTA chairman Bobby Epstein has hit out at Liberty Media for agreeing a “parking-lot race” with Miami, saying it could damage the F1 brand.
Lewis Hamilton takes his second shot at wrapping up a sixth World Championship in Austin, and this time the odds very much favour him.
The United States could host two Grand Prix next year, with a possible race heading to Miami in October 2019.
San Juan Bautista’s mayor says there is “very little likelihood” of a Formula 1 race track being built near his town.
Max Verstappen may have just missed out on a podium but it was Daniel Ricciardo who scored Red Bull’s TMW’s point in Austin.
A Jos Verstappen Twitter meltdown, a toe-curling drivers’ introduction and Kevin Magnussen continues to get on everyone’s nerves. God bless America.
Lewis Hamilton has weighed in on the Max Verstappen penalty debate, saying it wouldn’t have been an issue if there had been a proper deterrent, such as grass, surrounding the track.
Max Verstappen could be further punished by the FIA for bringing the sport into disrepute following his post-race comments at the United States Grand Prix.
Regaining third place in Austin after Max Verstappen was penalised for passing him off the track, Kimi Raikkonen says “all” drivers know where the track limits are.
Formula 1 fans were again robbed by the stewards while Lewis Hamilton took a leap towards number four.
Although he picked up valuable points in Austin on Sunday, Sergio Perez was left to wonder about what could have been had he been cleared to overtake Esteban Ocon.
F1 has done it again with six drivers penalised on the starting grid for the United States GP with Brendon Hartley P19 on debut and Sauber emerging as the big winners.
Lewis Hamilton cruised to an 11th pole position of the season; Sebastian Vettel recovered to P2 while Max Verstappen was not happy with his performance in P6.
Sergio Perez’s session was impeded by Kevin Magnussen, while Carlos Sainz continued to impress in Renault colours. Three-place grid penalty for Lance Stroll.
Toro Rosso debutant Brendon Hartley failed to get out of Q1; Kevin Magnussen given three-place grid drop for blocking Sergio Perez.
Lewis Hamilton made it three from three in practice for the United States Grand Prix, although in FP3 his advantage was less that a tenth over Sebastian Vettel.
Lewis Hamilton once again proved unstoppable in Austin, Texas as he topped the practice timesheets for a second time at the Circuit of The Americas.
Sebastian Vettel is hopeful of a better day on Saturday after his FP2 running was severely restricted due to a big spin-off and various set-up changes.
Lewis Hamilton topped both practice sessions on Friday, with Red Bull emerging as the second quickest. Sebastian Vettel was unable to get into a rhythm due to various set-up changes.
It was all happening at the Circuit of the Americas on Friday as Red Bull announced a new contract for Max Verstappen, Brendon Hartley made his debut and Lewis Hamilton went quickest.
It was the usual suspects in the midfield battle, with both Force Indias inside the top 10 and Carlos Sainz making his debut for Renault.
Daniil Kvyat was back in Toro Rosso colours after a spell on the sidelines with Brendon Hartley making his debut for the team. Haas and Sauber struggle at the back.
Lewis Hamilton was comfortably quickest on a drying Circuit of the Americas in Friday’s first practice, half a second up on Sebastian Vettel.
A tale of misfortune contrasting with perfection means Lewis Hamilton could seal a fourth World Championship title at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix, coming at Sebastian Vettel’s expense.
Fresh from announcing his new McLaren deal, Fernando Alonso attended part two along with Nico Hulkenberg, Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean.
Lewis Hamilton headlined the first of Thursday’s two FIA press conference in Austin, joined by Carlos Sainz, Brendon Hartley and Marcus Ericsson.