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Old 05-25-2010, 01:34 PM   #1
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Default Formula 1 comes to Texas!!

http://www.formula1.com/news/headlin...0/5/10824.html

Formula 1 will be in Austin, TX for 2012-2021. So badass!!
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:36 PM   #2
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This is exciting!!

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Old 05-25-2010, 01:47 PM   #3
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...interested to see what all the A-town hippies have to say... not that I -care- what they say, but I would expect lots of wailing and gnashing of teeth.
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:52 PM   #4
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***k Yeah!
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:56 PM   #5
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WTF and pure bad awesomeness! Can't wait to see the race and hopefully race on the track they build.
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:58 PM   #6
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I'm excited but skeptical (!?)
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:01 PM   #7
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Oh Christ this is awesome.
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:02 PM   #8
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um, can I buy tickets for all events now, or do I have to wait?
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:06 PM   #9
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...interested to see what all the A-town hippies have to say... not that I -care- what they say, but I would expect lots of wailing and gnashing of teeth.
"Waaah! We don't want your technology killing our beauiful planet! Waaaah!"

Any time progress is made, people will complain.

Edit: Does anyone know when they're going to start selling tickets?
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:07 PM   #10
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I'm excited but skeptical (!?)
This.
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:07 PM   #11
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HAH, suck it rest of the country and no you can't stay with me for the race. All the **** talking on trying to make motorsport viable from Austin, TX.. who's got their shop just down the road from F1 now?
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:15 PM   #12
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This is so exciting. F1 coming to Austin is completely unexpected.
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:15 PM   #13
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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT!!!!

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Old 05-25-2010, 02:16 PM   #14
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I need a media pass form to fill out
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:17 PM   #15
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I already have my clothing picked out for the races, Spyker team shirt, and BAR team hat!!!

represent defunct teams

I'm gonna talk to Davenow and see if he'll let me stay with him...
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:18 PM   #16
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Can we get quickpassport.com to buy club seats?
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:21 PM   #17
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just saw that too and I got a little stiffy

as much as I'd love to see a full track built I'd expect it to be a street course, either way I'll be there
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:22 PM   #18
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FAAAAAAAAAAAAANTASTIC. ===>> Implications for track days!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:26 PM   #19
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Bet you the East and West coast are just hating on Texas right about now! Eat it bitches!
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:28 PM   #20
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just saw that too and I got a little stiffy

as much as I'd love to see a full track built I'd expect it to be a street course, either way I'll be there
They will be constructing a purpose-built facility!
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:29 PM   #21
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FAAAAAAAAAAAAANTASTIC. ===>> Implications for track days!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yeah right, Hermann aint gonna let anybody do **** on their track. Good luck.
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:31 PM   #22
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just saw that too and I got a little stiffy

as much as I'd love to see a full track built I'd expect it to be a street course, either way I'll be there
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They will be constructing a purpose-built facility!
that was what I read. it helps to read.

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For the first time in the history of Formula One in the United States, a world-class facility will be purpose-built to host the event...
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:34 PM   #23
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... am I dreaming?

AM I DREAMING???
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:35 PM   #24
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They will be constructing a purpose-built facility!
Plenty of room to drop it right
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Near the airport and close to town.
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Old 05-25-2010, 02:37 PM   #25
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I read gud. "Facility" doesn't necessarily mean a full road course that would cost hundreds of millions to build and design, it could just be a main center with grandstands strategically located for a street course. I would love to see a full road course but won't hold my breath.

edit: if that map is of the actual location it may seem we'll get our wish
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