Formula 1 Returns to the United States: New Track in Austin, Texas
by Dottie Guilbert, editorial assistant
When racecar enthusiasts think of Formula 1 (F1™), they think of Mario Andretti, the only driver to win both Indy Car and F1 World Championships. It was Andretti who cut the ribbon for the First Lap Ceremony at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA™) racetrack in Austin, Texas, before taking to the track in a Lotus 70 F1 car, the very car in which he won the World Championship. “It’s everything I expected and more,” Andretti said after his practice laps.
So, how does a new F1 racetrack fit in a construction magazine? It’s all about the buildings that support the track. …continue reading Architectural West, Nov/Dec 2012, or Western Roofing, Nov/Dec 2012