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      11-08-2012, 07:49 PM   #1
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2012 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

The long wait is over! F1 finally returns to United States with an bespoke track that looks great and lots of anticipation!
This might be the weekend for Vettel the take his third World Champion if he can score 15 points or more (15 points, he will still take World Champion with 5 wins, more than Alonso's 3 wins.)
And Red Bull Racing only needs another 5 points to wins their third successive Constructors Championship. And pay more for next year's (est 4.4 million pounds) entry fee!

Race Date: 18 Nov 2012
Circuit Name: Circuit of The Americas
First Grand Prix: 2012
Number of Laps: 56
Circuit Length: 5.516 km
Race Distance: 308.896 km
Lap Record: N/A

Tire Compounds Provided:
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Hard (Silver)
Option: Medium (White)
Rain: Cinturato Intermediate (Green) / Cinturato Wet (Blue)

F1 TIMETABLE (Austin, TX Local Time / Central Time)
Fri 16 November 2012
Practice 1
09:00 - 10:30
Practice 2 13:00 - 14:30
Sat 17 November 2012
Practice 3
09:00 - 10:00
Qualifying 12:00
Sun 18 November 2012
Race
13:00

F1 TIMETABLE (Pacific Time)
Fri 16 November 2012
Practice 1
07:00 - 08:30
Practice 2 11:00 - 12:30
Sat 17 November 2012
Practice 3
07:00 - 08:00
Qualifying 10:00
Sun 18 November 2012
Race
11:00

F1 TIMETABLE (Eastern Time)
Fri 16 November 2012
Practice 1
10:00 - 11:30
Practice 2 14:00 - 15:30
Sat 17 November 2012
Practice 3
10:00 - 11:00
Qualifying 13:00
Sun 18 November 2012
Race
14:00

Note: SkySportsF1 will broadcast the race exclusively. BBC One will show extended highlights after the race.

SpeedTV will have a special feature "Building the Circuit of The Americas". Sunday November 11. Check local listing.
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Gears are already arriving to Austin, TX this week. In preparation of the new circuit.
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The long wait is over! F1 finally returns to United States with an bespoke track that looks great and lots of anticipation!
Thanks for the behind the scenes pictures, interesting. I hope the track proves to be a good drive and gives the spectators a good show. The USA has been long overdue for an adequate F1 track, glad it's finally here!
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Can't wait. I will be there all day, Fri-Sun. Looking forward to the historic gp race as well.
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I'll be there all weekend. Flying in Thursday. This is my first F1 race and I can't wait!
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Can't wait. I will be there all day, Fri-Sun. Looking forward to the historic gp race as well.
X2! I also have friends in the Ferrari Challenge. Next weekend is going to be EPIC!
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grrr....I know im gonna regret not going
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What a logistics nightmare that must be...
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I'll be there all weekend. Flying in Thursday. This is my first F1 race and I can't wait!
Bring your ear plugs!!
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YES!!!

I cannot wait! I will be there Fri-Sun as well for my first F1 Race!

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Woo hoo! The excitement begins! Great pics, thanks for posting!
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I was in Austin this weekend for some concerts and let me tell you, everyone is ready for the USGP. It's going to be an exciting weekend.
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This might be the weekend for Vettel the take his third World Champion if he can score 15 points or more (15 points, he will still take World Champion with 5 wins, more than Alonso's 3 wins.)
Vettel takes 3rd = 15 points
Alonso Wins = 25 points
Tied going into the last race
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I was going to go this year but I'll go next year.
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Vettel takes 3rd = 15 points
Alonso Wins = 25 points
Tied going into the last race
It could very well be decided here. The track looks great, but it looks like a circuit purpose-built for Red Bull. Barring anything unusual, this should be a cakewalk for Vettel. If Alonso doesn't get on the podium, the championship will be over.
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Vettel takes 3rd = 15 points
Alonso Wins = 25 points
Tied going into the last race
Correct, that's the threshold.
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