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Circuit of the Americas: F1′s tenth home in the USA 13th November 2012, 12:31

The Circuit of the Americas will hold the United States Grand Prix for the first time this weekend. Will it be more successful than the nine venues which have gone before?

The one-off Grand Prix tracks 9th July 2009, 19:56

Fuji Speedway is to disappear from the F1 calendar once again. Despite a multi-million pounds upgrade ahead of its reintroduction in 2007, its return last a mere two races. But there are venues whose acquaintance with F1 was even more fleeting. Ten tracks held just a single race each and do not look likely to […]

F1 circuits history part 4: 1958-60 8th January 2008, 7:00

The history of F1 circuits continues with a look at some of the curious tracks from the late ’50s and early ’60s, including the track that was so dangerous it was dropped for the ‘safer’ Nurburgring Nordschleife. Plus the host of the one-off Moroccan Grand Prix, two of the first homes of the United States […]

Debate: Where should the US Grand Prix be held? 14th June 2007, 10:00

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s contract to hold the United States Grand Prix runs out this year – should it get an extension on the contract? Or should the race be held somewhere else. The circuit has been criticised for being too unchallenging for the drivers and not worthy of the evocative name ‘Indianapolis’. But American […]