We drive the 2012 US GP circuit
F1 heads to the Circuit Of The Americas this weekend. But they’ve got TG's lap time to beat…
Posted: 19 Nov 2012
"Some Arab venues couldn't care less if nobody turned up," says Tavo. "They're doing it for the TV." But it's different here, and with 22 million people within 180 miles of the track, he shouldn't have a problem filling his 120,000 seats.
That's why he's calling it the Circuit of the Americas. And it's part of the reason why he got a 10-year licence from Bernie Ecclestone. That, and the fact Bernie's known him since "before he was born". Which helps if you wake up one day and decide to host an F1 race. Before the builders and the blueprints and finding £140 million to build a circuit, there's one thing you need. A signature from the big man.