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Brown vs. Eckhardt vs. … McCombs? {Update}
Eckhardt push-poll implies Red McCombs "big supporter" of Andy Brown
"...somehow in bed with Circuit of the Americas owner Red McCombs. {See Update below.}..."

Jan. 18, 2014 News Post by Michael King

F1 Bets on Red (Updated)
Full Throttle Productions announces Red McCombs as financial backer
"...lead investor is auto-dealing and oil-investing multi-millionaire Billy Joe "Red" McCombs and the McCombs Group...."

July 27, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Fake Press Conferences Concerning Texas Football: Nov. 3, 2014
Booster Red McCombs stops in to discuss weekend win over Texas Tech
"...Texas Tech Saturday night in Lubbock, winning 34-13. The Red Raiders were shorthanded at QB going into the game,..."

Nov. 3, 2014 Sports Post by Eric Sollenberger

Hellmund Speaks
F1 project boss talks tracks and team orders
"...saw the big announcement of the financial heavy hitter (Red McCombs) and the location (Elroy) of the new US..."

July 31, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Formula One Moves on to Step Two
Formula One reveals location, money man
"...Austin and introduced its big backer – Billy Joe "Red" McCombs...."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Hellmund Agrees To Settle F1 Suit
Tavo Hellmund agrees to out-of-court settlement of suit filed against Austin F1 investors
"...the Circuit of the Amer­icas. And finally there was McCombs Motor Sports LLC, owned by Red McCombs. Not only..."

June 15, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Coach's Corner
Mack Brown or Rick Barnes jump to the pros? Not likely, when just the hint of a threat will get them a fat renegotiated contract.
"...My first advice to any coach hired at UT is to make friends with San Antonio..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Then There's This: The Power of Threats
Lege's bullying tactics have winning record at City Hall
"...matter into their own hands. Council members, to their credit, at least brought in outside counsel to advise them..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

The Birth of Formula One – Austin
Some welcome the new offspring, and some don't, but the high-speed newcomer is at the starting gate
"...ready for it? Three of those questions have been answered. The fourth? Well, the city and the Circuit will..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Formula One on the Brink?
Work stopped while F1 factions feud
"...itself, headed up by chief investors Bobby Epstein and Red McCombs. Full Throttle effectively holds the contracts for the..."

Nov. 18, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Live Nation to Book Circuit of the Americas
Concert behemoth signs new deal with F1 track
"...elements from iconic outdoor venues like the Hollywood Bowl, Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado, and Live Nation's massively successful..."

July 23, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Formula One Back in Play
Austin race regains traction but questions remain
"...the track, there are still a whole bunch of unanswered questions...."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Formula One for All
F1 announces a little something for everyone
"...F1 group also expects to announce a slate of human-powered events later this summer...."

April 15, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Election Donors
"...Donor NameCityCompanyAmount Bob & Doylene PerryHoustonPerry Homes$4,640,000 Antonio R. Sanchez*LaredoSanchez-O’Brien Oil & Gas$4,544,000 * Sanchez was repaying himself money..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
GOP luminaries turn the highway's groundbreaking into a blessed event.
" ex-car dealer, UT benefactor, and business guy extraordinaire Red McCombs, who declared Texans "blessed that he thinks of..."

Oct. 10, 2003 News Feature by Walter Howerton Jr

"...From the loudmouth of UT booster and semi-professional opinion-haver Red McCombs: The man should never have been given the..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Sports Column by Eric Sollenberger

Hellmund's Revenge
The man that brought F1 to Austin now behind Mexican Grand Prix
"...Gran Premio de Mexico is reportedly for five years, compared to Austin's 10 year contract...."

Aug. 27, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

F1: It's On
Circuit of the Americas confirmed for 2012 Grand Prix season
"...year contract duration as F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone originally offered to project creator Tavo Hellmund...."

Dec. 7, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

UT Softball Hosts NCAA Regional
Four-team double-elimination tourney through Saturday
" the four-team double-elimination NCAA Softball Regional Championship at McCombs Field. Their three guests are the Iona College Gaels,..."

May 20, 2010 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Naked City
"...Council Member Daryl Slusher, waxing gratuitous in his otherwise well-tempered press statement Wednesday opposing a settlement with Lowe's Home..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Enforcing the 'Double Standard'
Major college sports insanity is entrenched at UT-Austin
"...royalty and trademark revenues away from academics, or seriously reduces payouts to the UT Co-op – do not resist,..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature by Tom Palaima

Precinct 3 Race Likely a Rematch
The Precinct 3 primary looks to be a preview of a fall rematch
"...race for the Precinct 3 seat on Commissioners Court gathered its own historical aura – once former commissioner Gerald..."

Feb. 10, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The Sunday Survey: 8/1/10
Robots, contracts and the Sanders non-settlement
"...being built just south of Austin in Elroy with Red's green. That's Red McCombs, who was revealed on Tuesday..."

Aug. 1, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...City Hall's redevelopment frenzy continues to gain momentum, as Austin closes in..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Slickers
How the state's most influential conservative think tank works to undermine our local control
"...Capitol, in a pristine auditorium on Congress Avenue, attorney/activist Fred Lewis, District 8 City Council candidate Bobby Levinski, and..."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The End of F1 in Austin?
U.S. Grand Prix might not be back next year
"...but was pushed out by Epstein and fellow investor Red McCombs before the first race in 2012. On his..."

Nov. 11, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: A Deadly Shooting, Rick Perry, and City Council
Police kill an armed man, Perry's ready to run, and more
"...7. When APD sent a helicopter to investigate, Flache fired several times at the aircraft, hitting the rotor blades..."

Feb. 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Top 10 Local Sports Moments
"...enormously successful everywhere he's been, and the fact that Red McCombs hated the hire should just reinforce that it..."

Jan. 2, 2015 Sports Feature by Eric Sollenberger

"...charge of driving while intoxicated. The grand jury reportedly considered charging Atwood, 40, with intoxication manslaughter but ultimately declined..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature

"...Paso Times that borrowers, and not his usurious and predatory industry, were responsible for their crippling debt...."

Jan. 10, 2014 News Feature

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