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      04-12-2011, 06:42 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by pman10 View Post
I disagree. While Austin may be in the center of the country, it's far from the majority of American F1 fans (East and West coasts). Also, it's nowhere near any of the major tourist locations in the U.S. Really wish they had gone with Monticello in NY or tried to get something together in Cali.
This has been a topic that has been under FOM's breathe, but if F1 goes to NY, it will be in the heart of NYC. There is a very strong dream to have a race threw the streets of the Big Apple. This sadly was probably one reason why Monticello didn't land the race. Also, they wanted a purpose built facility I believe.