Reuters

Motor racing-Formula One to return to U.S. in 2012 at Austin

Tue, 25 May 19:13:00 2010

The Texas state capital Austin will host Formula One's return to the United States in 2012, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone announced on Tuesday.

"For the first time in the history of Formula One in the United States, a world-class facility will be purpose-built to host the event," the Briton told the official formula1.com website.

The website said Austin would serve as host city until 2021.

(Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Ed Osmond, To query or comment on this story email sportsfeedback@thomsonreuters.com)

 

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