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  United States Grand Prix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Grand Prix is a motor racing event which has taken place at various times since 1959 in several locations, at first as a part of the American Grand Prize series and later as a race in the Formula One World Championship.
It was one of the season's most popular events with the teams and drivers as well, receiving the Grand Prix Drivers' Association award for the best organized and best staged GP of the season in 1965, 1970 and 1972.
Many commentators questioned whether a United States Grand Prix will be held in Indianapolis again, and rumors have swirled that the 2006 race (if there is one) might be held at a different track such as Infineon Raceway in California.
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 Encyclopedia: United States Grand Prix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
USGP crowd, Indianapolis, 2001, by Rick Dikeman File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
The United States Grand Prix West was a race held at Long Beach, California, as a Formula 5000 race in 1975 and a Formula One championship event from 1976 to 1983.
The United States Grand Prix East was a car race which was a Formula One World Championship event from 1982 to 1988 and a CART event from 1989 to 2001.
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 The United States Grand Prix
In 1961 The Grand Prix circus moved to Watkins Glen in New York.
The Grand Prix that had raced in the streets of Monte Carlo and the forests of Spa and the Nurburgring now found itself amongst the Winnebagos of middle America.
In the new millennium a new United States Grand Prix is due to be held at a modified Indianapolis.
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 United States Grand Prix West biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With the Watkins Glen track on the downslope during the mid-70s, the USGP West was created, making the US just the second country (after Italy) to host two Championship F1 events in the same season.
The street circuit was an immediate success from its first race in 1976, and it became the U.S.'s answer to the Monaco Grand Prix.
In the final event in 1983, John Watson won from 22nd place on the grid, the farthest back from which a modern Grand Prix driver had ever come to win a race.
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 United States Grand Prix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The United States Grand Prix is a Formula One event which has taken place at various times since 1959 in several locations.
With the Watkins Glen track on the downslope during the mid-70s, a second U.S. Grand Prix race was held in Long Beach, California near Los Angeles, making the US just the second country (after Italy) to host two Championship F1 events in the same season.
In 1982, the U.S. became the first country to host three Grands Prix in one season.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/united_states_grand_prix   (1015 words)

  
 United States Grand Prix 2002
The Grand Prix track of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a circuit of absolutely contrasts: Super fast in the oval part, slow like the Hungaroring in the infield section.
The third USA Grand Prix in the world´s capital of motor racing showed exciting sport with a dominating Michael Schumacher, a lot of overtaking in the whole field and a surprising final.
That had been in the horror Grand Prix of Barcelona in 1975 and the Italian`s Lella Lombardi (who died of cancer at the age of only 50 years) real first name was Maria Grazia.
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 United States Grand Prix Tickets -- Resources for United States Grand Prix Ticket
The US Grand Prix will take place annually on a permanent, 2.55-mile (4.076-kilometer) circuit to be built at IMS — the famed Brickyard of Indy 500 lore — part of the multiyear agreement between the two parties.
United States Grand Prix Ticket prices and availability are subject to change at any time.
United States Grand Prix Ticket deliveries are guaranteed no later than the day before the event unless stated otherwise, however every effort will be made to deliver United States Grand Prix tickets as early as possible.
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 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On United States Grand Prix
Continuation of the United States Grand Prix at Indy was in doubt after 14 of the scheduled 20 starters boycotted this year's race just before the start due to safety concerns brought on by tire wear.
He sat out the United States Grand Prix, was twice penalized 10 spots on the starting grid for engine changes and then dropped out of the German GP a week ago with hydraulic problems while leading.
After the shenanigans of the United States Grand Prix a fortnight ago, Formula One simply wanted to prove to its worldwide audience that it was worth their loyalty and the best way would have been another in the series of epic races that has graced this season.
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 United States Grand Prix: Watkins Glen, New York
In 1961, after disappointing responses to one-off races in Florida and California, Cameron Argetsinger began a tradition of October meetings among the fall colors of upstate New York.
Revered by fans, teams and media, the race received the Grand Prix Drivers' Association award for the best organized and best staged GP of the season in 1965, 1970 and 1972.
In 1980, financial troubles and the inability of the circuit to handle the increasingly faster and stiffer cars brought an end to The Glen's reign.
home.cinci.rr.com /usgp/history/watkinsg.html   (162 words)

  
 United States Grand Prix - F1 Tickets and Hotels - Grand Prix Tours
The United States Grand Prix has been held at more locations than the Grand Prix of any other country, but with Indianapolis being the home of American racing, it`s only natural that it became the headquarters for the United States Grand Prix.
The United States Grand Prix is an event with it`s own character, and an essential excursion for any true race fan.
Early morning transfer to Indianapolis Motor Speedway, escorted by the Indianapolis Police Department, for the 2004 United States Grand Prix.
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 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Races > 2001 Results > United States GP
THOSE who thought that the United States Grand Prix was going to be run with empty grandstands were proven to be wrong as Indianapolis was heaving with people.
Formula 1 was the first major international sporting event to take place in the United States since the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington and there was one banner in the grandstands which said it all: "F1 — Thanks for coming".
Having failed to score much this year he was pretty delighted until the FIA technical men discovered that there was a problem with the "plank" under his car and Jarno's horrible season continued.
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 Grand Prix Tickets -- Resources for Grand Prix Ticket
Grand Prix Ticket prices and availability are subject to change at any time.
Grand Prix Ticket deliveries are guaranteed no later than the day before the event unless stated otherwise, however every effort will be made to deliver Grand Prix tickets as early as possible.
All Grand Prix tickets will be delivered by federal express overnight unless stated otherwise.
www.nwtix.com /Grand_Prix_Tickets.html   (778 words)

  
 The Official Formula 1 Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I am now looking forward to the US Grand Prix, where the characteristics of the MP4-17D will be more suited to the track than Monza, and we should perform better there.
I always enjoy the United States Grand Prix, we are racing at such an historic venue, and have the animated atmosphere of the Indianapolis crowd, who are real racing enthusiasts.
In terms of my hopes for this year's US Grand Prix, I am completely focused on repeating the strong qualifying performance which saw me line up seventh in Italy, and I hope to translate it into a really positive race result.
www.formula1.com /race/news/854/32.html   (2830 words)

  
 SimHQ.com - Motorsports Zone - Preview: 2004 United States Grand Prix - Round 9 of 18
Although this year’s Grand Prix is seen as a big adventure though there have been 43 races staged in the US since the start of the World Championship (throughout the latter half of the seventies and early eighties there were two US Grand Prix, one on the West Coast and one on the East Coast!).
In 1959 the circus went to Sebring, a famous sportscar circuit which is set in the middle of swampland, while in 1960 the organisers realized their mistake and set it at the Riverside circuit, a now closed race circuit on the edge of the desert.
The Grand Prix circuit at Indianapolis is made up of part of the famous oval course coupled with a tight and twisty new infield section.
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 2000 United States Grand Prix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Results from the 2000 Formula One United States Grand Prix held at Indianapolis on September 24, 2000
This was the first F1 race in the United States since 1991.
This was also the first non-oval event ever held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2000_United_States_Grand_Prix   (78 words)

  
 speedaplenty.com - united states grand prix
The United States Grand Prix Pit Walkabout is a must-see event for Formula One fans Thursday at the Indianapolis Motor...
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and city of Indianapolis are proud to host the United States race in the Formula One series.
The United States Grand Prix is a motor racing event which has...Find thousands of free online definitions and reference guides at TheFreeDictionary.com.
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 GrandPrix.com > News > The United States Grand Prix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The original idea of a street course had to be abandoned because although the casino operators liked the idea of a race in Las Vegas to attract more people, they were worried that the disruption would affect the number of visitors to their casinos.
A decision is expected in May but the Grand Prix bid seems to be the favorite for success because it offers two uses for the land.
Baker hopes that the event would be the season-closing Grand Prix, scheduled for the Veteran's Day holiday weekend in mid-November 2000.
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 AskMen.com - United States Grand Prix
Well, after the calamitous United States Grand Prix on June 19, 2005, which resulted in a fl eye for Formula 1 racing, fans of the sport are also looking to lay blame.
Essentially, that's what happened at the Indianapolis Grand Prix when seven of the 10 teams -- all of whose tires were supplied by Michelin -- brought inadequate rubber to the race.
After two Michelin tires failed on Turn 13 in practice sessions, the French company warned that, without alterations to the track, their tires would be unsafe at that specific turn.
www.askmen.com /sports/business_100/134_sports_business.html   (611 words)

  
 INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, U.S.A. - SAP United States Grand Prix, Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The Speedway completed the Triple Crown of Auto Racing with the inaugural SAP United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis Formula One race on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000.
More than 200,000 fans attended this event, which marked the first time Formula One competed in the United States since 1991.
The fourth United States Grand Prix is scheduled for Sept. 28, 2003.
www.pitstop.com.my /circuits/indianapolis.asp   (500 words)

  
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 U.S. Grand Prix wrapup | Indianapolis Star
But after Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Michael Schumacher realized that many of the podium cheers were for Takuma Sato, who was on the stage for the first time in his F-1 career.
For the second time in the past three U.S. Grand Prix races, the first turn was an early-lap disaster area for drivers.
Forty-six laps into Sunday's United States Grand Prix, Reyler Castro nervously tugged at the flag of Brazil draped around his shoulders.
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 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Something new will be added to the 30th Anniversary Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race, part of the 32nd Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 7-9.
Tickets are on sale for the 32nd Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 7-9, 2006.
In the past ten years, 79 drivers from 21 nations have tackled the always-demanding street circuit at the Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
www.longbeachgp.com   (296 words)

  
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Golf Scotland are pleased to offer packages to the Monte Carlo Grand Prix.
The Monte Carlo Grand Prix stands out for a number of reasons, the excitement, the atmosphere, the unique street circuit and the glamour, all combine to make this a truly unforgettable experience.
Whilst all of our packages offer different adventure, we are also flexible enough to facilitate any bespoke Monte carlo Grand Prix experience.
www.grand-prix-f1.com   (284 words)

  
 The United States Grand Prix
The oldest surviving race track in the world was built in 1908 when Carl Fisher, James Allison, Arthur Newby and Frank Wheeler raised $75,000 to finance the construction of a rectangular 2.5 mile crushed stone and tar oval racing track.
By 1945 the Speedway was in a sorry state, partially overgrown and crumbling.
Qulifying for the American Grand Prix is due to take place on Saturday 28th September 2002...
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