Tim Tuttle: Formula 1 needs influx of American drivers to be successful in the U.S.

Dec 21, 2011 Full story: CNN

Formula 1 will return from its second multiyear U.S. hiatus with a Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, next November.

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Rrich

Westminster, CA

#1 Dec 21, 2011
When the start times of Formula One races are adjusted to the benefit of the European market the only people that watch F-1 races in the US are the die hard fans like me.

Most of the races are broadcast a few hours after midnight on the West coast and very early morning on the East coast. Until the casual, channel surfing, race fan can catch a F-1 race, there isn't much hope of increasing F-1's popularity in the US.

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