September 2011

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While the U.S. Grand Prix was originally set to take place in Austin, Texas in June of next year, Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has made the decision to move the event to November 18, 2012. While the decision has faced some criticism, organizers of the event have reportedly responded positively to the change. In fact, Tavo Hellmund, who is the chairman of the U.S. Grand Prix, the decision to push back the date is a “positive sign” that Formula One officials want the event to be an “over-the-top success.”

As Hellmund points out, Ecclestone must consider a number of different factors when setting up the calendar, including the interests of the teams and their promoters. By putting the race near the end of the schedule, Hellmund believes his track will

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