Austin opens the door for a potential double weekend
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At this time and as a result of the recent cancellation of the Singapore Grand Prix, Formula 1 has received another setback from its historic 23-race calendar, although yes, they are already working on a replacement and the US, specifically Austin, won’t see it with bad eyes.
Double in Austin?
From 2012 to 2019 due to Covid-19, the Circuit of the Americas in Austin hosted the US Formula 1 race, demonstrating its great commitment to the highest class of motorsport, a commitment that could be rewarded with double the weekend like the ones we had at Silverstone, Red Bull Ring and Bahrain Last season.
At first, Bobby Epstein was surprised by the uproar that a large part of the press made: “It was a surprise to me when I heard we could have two races. The only conversation we had was that of all the permanent circles which hosted the race last year..
Having said that, the president of the American circuit acknowledged that he would be pleased to have a Formula 1 double race in Austin: “They told us; ‘If there is a possibility to do two races, would you accept?’ I said yes. It happened a few weeks ago. We talked To F1 then, but not about that, because I don’t really think we’re at the stage where we should be discussing it.”
They are not my favourite
Finish your interview for Racer.comBobby Epstein also wanted to make it clear that at the moment there is nothing real about it, plus finally, he also gave up that Formula 1 will currently have several candidates to meet the 23 Grand Prix scheduled for 2021: “I get the impression that your hands are full of alternatives In any case”.
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