Speedcast 29 Awesome COTA calendar

Oct 10, 2012 by     No Comments    Posted under: Uncategorized

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Today’s show
- Property owners around COTA starting to wake up and consider selling
- Lots of other COTA news
- Formula 1 in Korea

39 days days until the Formula 1 Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas!
Austin now has the most diverse field of race series in the country!
David Hobb’s on wind tunnel pick your uncle Brian Redman as one of his top 5 most respected race drivers of all time.
Our ESPN show will be after the Texas_OU game coverage, likely 4:30 or 5:00

Austin/COTA News

Owner (Haywood) wants $8 million for site near F1 LINK  Other properties LINK
City Council to take up annexing Circuit of the Americas this week LINK
60+ private plane operators file permits to land at Austin Airport during Formula One week LINK
Did you see the paint going down on the track!? LINK
COTA reverses decision and allows all camera sizes.  LINK

This is how the 2013 Circuit of the Americas calendar is shaping up:

  1. Rolex Grand-Am -  March
  2. MotoGP  – April
  3. V8 Super Cars  -  May
  4. ALMS/World Endurance Championship  -  September (Double-header)
  5. Formula 1     –   November (essentially the same weekend as 2012)

The two official dates announced this week were big ones.

  1. V8 Supercars is officially May 17-19th
  2. MotoGP is officially April 19th – 21st

 

Motorcycle News

AMA Superbike finish, what the heck, Tyler O’Hara grabs Michael Barnes arm and PULLS himself ahead at the finish line!  O’Hara was DQ’d and Barne won. LINK    LINK2

NASCAR

Did Roman Grosjean race NASCAR last weekend at Talladega??  Tony Stewart playing the part of Roman Grosjean

LOCAL Car/Motorcycle stuff

Karting GP on Lockhart streets? (same weekend as Grand Am) March 2 & 3  LINK     LINK2

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