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Austin Hits the Fast Lane
Fasten your seatbelts: Formula One is coming to town
"...2012 to 2021. Since its first season in 1950, F1 has become one of the world's biggest and most..."

May 28, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Formula One Coming to Austin
Touring motor sport announces 10-year deal
"...Throttle Productions, LP, have reached an agreement to bring F1 to Austin, starting in 2012...."

May 25, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Rapid Response
A quiet celebration of the medics who make motorsports safer
"...Watkins – so much so that if you said "F1" and "Sid" in the same sentence, everyone knew who..."

Sept. 13, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Bloody vengeance fit for the #MeToo era.
"...away and as the porcine Dimitri cranks up the F1 race coverage on the television to drown out all..."

May 11, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Playback: Sunday Morning Coming Down
Last Sunday marked the death of two Austin music connectors; plus, in regards to local public policy, Mayor Steve Adler calls
"...Stevie Wonder closes F1 weekend with a performance on Sunday, Oct. 22, at..."

May 26, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Formula One
"...Smaller engine, same power. F1 cars have always pushed the technological envelope, but this..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Sports Feature by Richard Whittaker

Brown vs. Eckhardt vs. … McCombs? {Update}
Eckhardt push-poll implies Red McCombs "big supporter" of Andy Brown
"...less likely to support Andy Brown if you knew F1 business associates and lobbyists such as Republican Red McCombs..."

Jan. 18, 2014 News Post by Michael King

City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...Fest11/14/201311/17/2013 COTA EVENT - Formula 1 Grand Prix 201311/15/201311/17/2013 F1 Shuttles11/15/201311/17/2013 Bevo Blvd11/16/201311/16/2013 ESPN College Game Day11/16/201311/16/2013 Farmers Market..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

Under the Bus: Next Stop at the ATU
A former employee has filed a lawsuit of racial and sexual discrimination against the transit union
"...One race scheduled for that Nov. 16-18 weekend. The F1 events came and went without a strike, the transit..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Council: Good for Austin Is Bad for Texas
Council ends 2012 with some last-minute business
"...along the lines of the earlier one signed for F1 – under which the state reimburses the promoters for..."

Dec. 21, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Thank You, Austin
"...are easily solvable for the next event ["Fans Declare F1 a Success," News, Nov. 23]. We have been to..."

Nov. 26, 2012 Postmarks

Public Transit Necessary
"...Fifth Street to the airport and on to the F1 track. That would be a boon to travelers, as..."

Nov. 19, 2012 Postmarks

15 Minutes with Cheap Trick's Robin Zander
Watch out ZZ Top!
"...Geezerville: Since the band's in town during F1 weekend, we’re wondering if you're a racing fan?..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Green or Greenwash?
COTA agrees to "sustainability" at F1, but is it the real deal?
"...Austin's commitment to sustainability, and ... I want the F1 site to be seen as a model for sustainability..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Council: I Hear a Lotta Buzzin'
City Council considers Formula One flight plans
"...last such debate – in addition to the annual F1 contests, motorcycle races and other events are starting to..."

Nov. 9, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Austin Formula One Races the Clock
Construction moves at a clip at F1 track
"...14 and 15: Due to the high demands of F1 racing, that will have to be done in one..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar falls for a 6'2" glamazon named Micky
"...of Texas will open the festivities, which will feature F1 cars and a timeline photo exhibition. It's a strangely..."

July 20, 2012 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Threat Level Orange
Dangerous trends in local government
"...even though Indianapolis, the last U.S. city to host F1, reported six to 11 total charter arrivals a year..."

June 29, 2012 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

From kiddy parties to caves to excursions in a Lamborghini, stay grounded this summer.
"...Texas home and hoping to be a part of F1-Austin history...."

May 25, 2012 Features Feature

Then There's This: Combs Takes the Cake
When it comes to trolling for votes, anything goes
"...rattling the comptroller's cage over her handling of the F1 deal. He has asked the Attorney General's Office for..."

March 16, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Formula Farrera
Formula One cranks up sustainability engine
"...In all the debate over F1 contracts and Major Events Trust Fund cash, what has..."

Jan. 13, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

"...back from June to November. See "Ecclestone Wants Later F1 Date," for more details...."

Aug. 5, 2011 News Feature

TDH: 7/14/11
Formula One committee shifts gears with new meeting
"...In more F1 news, Travis County issued permits for the structural construction..."

July 14, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Why Should Taxpayers Subsidize Formula One?
"...interests for their political benefit and economic benefit of F1 racing? The idea of funding F1 racing with taxpayer..."

June 27, 2011 Postmarks

Formula One Deal on the Bubble
What do council members have to say about the F1 deal?
"...form currently proposed (including the 10-year financial commitment from F1), "I'm for it."..."

June 24, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

TDH: 6/21/11
F1, pedicabs, Fun Fun Fun Fest & Willie close out council
"...inks a deal with the Comptroller to establish the F1 Major Events Trust Fund...."

June 21, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

TDH: 6/7/11
Butler Park completion, F1 agreement, Willie Nelson statue on agenda
"...other related matters.” Council is also being briefed on F1 at their work session this morning, which will likely..."

June 7, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Hellmund Reacts to Rule Changes
F1 Austin boss talks team orders and new engines
"...What's really caught the attention of most of the F1 press is the announcement that team orders are now..."

Dec. 16, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...• Ten to F1 Some good news for Austin's planned Formula One track:..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Feature

Getting the Formula Just Right
Austin's Formula One track faces engineering hurdles
"...which cars race on a regular oval circuit, each F1 track is unique. Full Throttle Productions managing partner and..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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