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      11-25-2011, 06:12 PM   #1
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F1 back in US = fiasco

if you look back at history it seems that nobody's care about F1 in the states.who needs boring races like that when theres N-A-S-C-A-R.
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if you look back at history it seems that nobody's care about F1 in the states.who needs boring races like that when theres N-A-S-C-A-R.
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Slot Racing is more interesting and Base Jumping is Safer, if you "want" real racing, Formula 1 will provide, The money men just need to commit.
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MAYBE. but its a shame you live in UK cuz you're missing a hell of a show!
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I do watch it sometimes - prefer F1 though , and rallying, and motogp, etc etc
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Here is the thing. F1 is a business, and at the tip top is a massive shark. You may know him as Mr. Bernie Ecclestone.

The pursuit of a lasting US GP is to tap the money pit that is the US Market. With the US would come marketing, branding, car sales via manufacturer deals and promotions. All of the teams want in on it, but to really understand it you have to separate the sport we all love from the business that runs it behind the scenes.
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Isn't that the same for all major sports?? (anywhere in the world)
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I do watch it sometimes - prefer F1 though , and rallying, and motogp, etc etc
the american le mans and rolex grand-am series are not bad either.
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the american le mans and rolex grand-am series are not bad either.
some of the best racing anywhere.
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some of the best racing anywhere.
that white M/coupe looks like a real bad ass!
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Is Austin dead, or just for 2012? And yes, with the world economy in the toilet, and freaking Ecclestone a billionaire already, you'd think a smart person would ease their ridiculous fees a bit for the good of the sport, but apparently money always comes first. What a shame.

At least NJ is a done deal, right?
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Last I heard Austin is still on for 2012
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ive given up on Austin, already planning a trip to Montreal for 2012, its the closest to an F1 race we'll get, I'm still not sold on NJ, we dont need another boring street circuit. Unless they somehow make it epic
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ive given up on Austin, already planning a trip to Montreal for 2012, its the closest to an F1 race we'll get, I'm still not sold on NJ, we dont need another boring street circuit. Unless they somehow make it epic
you are gone love the Montreal race i'd been there several times its 30 minutes from where i live its always a good one. but once your gone be here i'm gone be somewhere in the states for another big happening nascar race.
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