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Ecclestone is Determined to Destroy Formula 1 Credibility

Bernie Ecclestone proposed in an interview last week that Formula One should add “artificial rain” to Grand Prix races to make them more exciting. He claimed that this would encourage overtaking because it would force drivers to deviate from the standard fastest dry track line, and said that the most exciting racing takes place in the wet. Those assertions may be based in fact, but he’s out of his mind.

Formula 1 Austin Track Design Unveiled, Looks Pretty Good

F1 Austin track

The track design for the Formula 1 Austin Grand Prix has been unveiled, and it looks very promising. According to the American Statesman, the designer says it takes inspiration from some of the world’s best Grand Prix circuits and will offer good visibility for fans throughout the track, due to elevation changes & turn arrangements. The track will be 3.4 miles long, consisting of 20 turns and a total elevation change of 133 feet.