F1 Austin... Best news this week

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Jurgen, May 25, 2010.

  1. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    Cross posting for those who never go into Racing.

    USGP will be held in Austin, Tx starting in 2012. Building the track.

    Jurgen is stoked.

    :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :freaky

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  2. mofo62

    mofo62 A minor nightmare

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    :clap :clap :clap :clap That would be cool.
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  3. Nuclear Fishin'

    Nuclear Fishin' Been here awhile

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    Sweet.

    Maybe MotoGP or WSBK will follow.
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  4. JohnDavid

    JohnDavid Been here awhile

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    Is this F-ing real????

    Sweet!!!

    Wow!!!!

    I'm freaking speechless.

    Thanks for posting this here. I do not go into the racing area here.

    I have dreamed about F1 coming back to the Us... and now t s coming to my city. wow. This s awesome.
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  5. HarveyMushman

    HarveyMushman .

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    Two years from now. . .

    I wonder where the track will be? They must have their environmental assessments, construction permits, financing, contractors, etc. all in place and ready to go . . .
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  6. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    My thoughts exactly. :thumb Plus ALMS, Touring Car (Austalian would be cool :lol3 ) IRL...

    Jurgen
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  7. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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    WOW! Woudn't have guessed that in a million years. So where is the money coming from to build the track?



    Dibs on Jurgen's couch!!!!
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  8. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    I don't live there... just a mere 13 hours at Google speed away... (is that 11 in :ricky time?) I do have friends there and a relative in SanAntone...
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  9. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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    I don't know why I thought you lived in Austin. You have SpeedTV? I'll just hang at your house and watch the race! :lol3
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  10. Thraan

    Thraan Long timer

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    Austin?? WTF? They couldn't find a city further away from me??

    Any word on whether that dumb fuck Tilke will be the "designer"?
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  11. Icewalker

    Icewalker Conundrum

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    It's a cruel joke surely :cry

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  12. bradatlarge

    bradatlarge Insha'Allah

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    that is EXACTLY what my initial thoughts were....I just checked and its 85 degrees outside, so hell likely has not frozen over and its not April 1....but, this borders on impossible to believe.

    :dunno
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  13. Icewalker

    Icewalker Conundrum

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    You're a cruel man Jurgen! :cry
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  14. SaltWindandFire

    SaltWindandFire Binary System Sucker

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    mike Long timer

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  17. rallybug

    rallybug Local Yokel

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    Apparently it's going to be within 10 miles of Austin airport.
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  18. mike

    mike Long timer

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    CGH Polluting the ether

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    Will there be an outlet mall selling toasters nearby?
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  20. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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    That turned rather quickly! Would love to see an F1 race in the US, but a purpose built track is awful expensive and I don't see a city or state ponying up cash to get a track built. I also doubt any populace would vote for a tax increase to build a track.

    So where is the money coming from?
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