The success of the Austin Grand Prix shows that Formula 1 has returned to the hearts of Americans, so much so that The enthusiasm of the 380,000 Texans could shift and open the doors to a third race. The US will host two as early as 2021 (Austin and Miami) but it’s no secret that Formula 1 is in talks to put Las Vegas or Indianapolis back on the calendar, also given reports that American Liberty Media (owner of the circus since 2017) could Exploited by regional proximity.
If one of these results had worked, Formula 1 would have secured a triple set of races in the United States. An circumstance that hasn’t happened since 1982, when States They were able to organize the Grand Prix in Detroit, Long Beach and Las Vegas. Managing Director of FOM Ross Brown He doesn’t want to expose himself about it, but from his words we can see how the third American race is in Formula 1 ideas in the short and medium term: “For years, F1 was a cult pastime in America, but now we’re seeing a surge of interest. Fans know the drivers, characters, and nuances of this sport. It’s exciting and I think it proves it Formula 1 can comfortably have two races in the US. maybe moreAnd thanks to the passion of the fans we experienced this weekend‘,” the Briton wrote in his editorial on the Formula 1 website.