Beneath the Hype of F1 Austin: Part 1 | AustinPost.org
Building a Formula One facility and promoting a Formula One event is a very complicated matter. Back in May when Bernie told the world that Formula One was coming to Austin, we were all quite excited. Especially exciting was the prospect of having the first “real” F1 circuit in the US since Watkins Glen.
But soon after the initial party was over, there was the realization that a very difficult task lay ahead. When sober minds started considering all of the things that must be done to pull this rabbit out of the hat, the exhilaration turned to a measured panic.