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Mario Andretti To Be Mr. Ambassador
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2012 – 12:23 | Comments Off
Mario Andretti To Be Mr. Ambassador

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Motorsports icon Mario Andretti, one of only two Americans to reign as Formula One World Driving Champion, has been appointed “official Circuit ambassador” for Circuit of The Americas, the sports and entertainment complex under construction in Austin, Texas.
Andretti will work with COTA officials to promote awareness of Formula 1™ in [...]

Austin F1 Tickets To Go On Sale
Wednesday, 6 Jun, 2012 – 14:57 | Comments Off

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Three-day reserved grandstand bleacher seats and general admission tickets will go on sale Sunday, June 10, for the inaugural Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas.
Tickets for the race weekend _ set for Nov. 16-18 _will be available at 10 a.m. (EDT), at www.CircuitofTheAmericas.com/tickets.
Three-day general admission tickets [...]

A Memorable Memorial Day Weekend It Was
Wednesday, 30 May, 2012 – 10:13 | One Comment
A Memorable Memorial Day Weekend It Was

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
In no particular order, one person’s list of top racing-related moments from what is one person’s favorite week of racing of the year:
– Pre-race at Indianapolis. There is no debate about which is the biggest, most important and most spectacular auto race in America. It’s Indy and it’s not even [...]

Flat Spot On: Could This Be Webber’s Year?
Monday, 28 May, 2012 – 9:28 | Comments Off
Flat Spot On: Could This Be Webber’s Year?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

MONTE CARLO, Monaco – So now it’s three victories in a row for Red Bull Racing at Monaco and six races with six different winning faces during the current Formula 1 season.
The latest victor is Mark Webber, the former journeyman driver who has found his calling at Red Bull. Might he [...]

Flat Spot On: Daly ‘Flying High’ In Monaco
Saturday, 26 May, 2012 – 18:45 | Comments Off
Flat Spot On: Daly ‘Flying High’ In Monaco

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
MONTE CARLO, Monaco – Top Ten “Tweets” From Monaco:
1. First, the weather in Monaco: clear today and money tomorrow. (To learn more about F1’s upcoming IPO, please read on.)
2. American Conor Daly scaled new and different heights in his career exiting the tunnel in the GP3 race on Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately, [...]

Flat Spot On: If It’s Baroque – Don’t Fix It
Friday, 25 May, 2012 – 10:54 | Comments Off
Flat Spot On: If It’s Baroque – Don’t Fix It

MONTE CARLO, Monaco – Is the Monaco Grand Prix over-rated?
Is this Grand Dame a dowager, dottering along within the skirts of tradition and the Mediterranean city’s cachet as a playground of the rich and famous, ignoring the onset of the KERS and Drag Reduction System that have made F1 weekends more like free-for-alls? Will we [...]

A Wild, Unpredictable Weekend For F1
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012 – 6:59 | Comments Off
A Wild, Unpredictable Weekend For F1

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Pastor Maldonado’s breakthrough victory in the Spanish Grand Prix is the latest installment in an FIA Formula 1 World Championship that continues to be delightfully…unprixdictable!
Maldonado, of Williams/Renault, became the fifth different winner driving for a fifth different constructor on the Circuit de Catalunya, holding off Spanish hero and two-time World [...]

Vettel, Red Bull Return To Top
Monday, 23 Apr, 2012 – 7:33 | Comments Off
Vettel, Red Bull Return To Top

Order was restored in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship at an unlikely venue Sunday, when Sebastian Vettel turned his first pole of the season into his first victory of 2012 in the politically troubled Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
Vettel, the two-time/reigning World Driving Champion for Red Bull Racing/Renault, held off a late-race charge by [...]

Red Bull’s Vettel On F1 Pole In Troubled Bahrain
Saturday, 21 Apr, 2012 – 15:44 | Comments Off

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Two-time World Driving Champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing broke out of a puzzling mini-slump Saturday, qualifying on-pole for the politically troubled Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir.
Vettel, who set a record with 15 poles during the 2011 FIA Formula 1 season, earned his first pole for the [...]

Rosberg, Mercedes Win In China
Monday, 16 Apr, 2012 – 9:18 | Comments Off
Rosberg, Mercedes Win In China

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
First pole. First win. Nico Rosberg “broke his duck” in convincing fashion Sunday, posting his inaugural FIA Formula 1 victory from pole position in the UBS Chinese Grand Prix.
The son of 1982 F1 World Driving Champion Keke Rosberg, Nico scored the first win for the factory Mercedes team since 1955, [...]