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Re: Trouble brewing for Austin's F1 circuit?

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In other news, Circuit of The Americas says they'll re-apply for METF funding:

http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/austin/f1-austin-to-re-apply-for-state-money

Be sure to read the long interview with Geoff Moore of COTA.
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COTA just posted a Media Center photo on their FB page.

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Here's Will Buxton's response:

Will Buxton You'd better be putting some windows in it! Don't want to be coming all the way to Austin to stare at a wall instead of the track!
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Tavo Hellmund spotted at Jerez test session...with potential USGP sponsor?

http://www.pitpass.com/45571-Hellmund-spotted-at-Jerez
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tim wood wrote:Tavo Hellmund spotted at Jerez test session...with potential USGP sponsor?

http://www.pitpass.com/45571-Hellmund-spotted-at-Jerez


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Re: Trouble brewing for Austin's F1 circuit?

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What's Burning? wrote:
tim wood wrote:Tavo Hellmund spotted at Jerez test session...with potential USGP sponsor?

http://www.pitpass.com/45571-Hellmund-spotted-at-Jerez


Drinking rum and Coca-Cola?


Or a Red Bull & vodka? Or maybe a Budweiser?

That's the multi-million dollar question...right?
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Re: Trouble brewing for Austin's F1 circuit?

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tim wood wrote:
What's Burning? wrote:
tim wood wrote:Tavo Hellmund spotted at Jerez test session...with potential USGP sponsor?

http://www.pitpass.com/45571-Hellmund-spotted-at-Jerez


Drinking rum and Coca-Cola?


Or a Bud?

That's the multi-million dollar question...right?


Yeah?
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From that story, here is the latest site plan:

http://alt.coxnewsweb.com/shared-blogs/ ... .11%29.pdf

...and the latest aerial photo:

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Re: Trouble brewing for Austin's F1 circuit?

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Wow, that is a lot of landscape to get finished. I suppose if they are working day and night, it will be done. We might be like India and have a s*** ton of dirt blowing around on the track though haha.
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killem2 wrote:Wow, that is a lot of landscape to get finished.


Indeed.

Thought I had already posted this, but apparently not:

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BTW, if any of you were planning to reserve a spot in line for a PSL, today is the last day to do so.
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I work in the Construction Industry here withing the UK - so I know how quickly buildings can go up once the main structure is up..... but even so. Only 9 months to get complete and settle in....? I wouldn't want to put any money on it...

That is going to be one tight deadline.
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LRW wrote:I work in the Construction Industry here withing the UK - so I know how quickly buildings can go up once the main structure is up..... but even so. Only 9 months to get complete and settle in....? I wouldn't want to put any money on it...

That is going to be one tight deadline.


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