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31 October 2014

2014 United States Grand Prix Weekend Report

Round 17 of the 2014 Formula 1 season took place at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.
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It was the 36th United States Grand Prix to appear on the F1 calendar and the third to take place at the popular track.

30 October 2014

2014 United States Grand Prix Thursday Snapshot

It was a busy day at the Circuit of the Americas paddock on Thursday, ahead of the United States Grand Prix on-track action kicking off.
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Of course, the thoughts of the F1 community continue to be with Jules Bianchi following his accident at the Japanese Grand Prix. Here is the race build-up in pictures.

29 October 2014

F1 Flashback - Memorable United States Grand Prix Moments

The United States Grand Prix first appeared on the F1 calendar in 1959. Following eight races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was removed from the schedule for the 2008 season. However, it returned five years later at a new home in Austin, Texas. 
© Scuderia Ferrari
Several other Formula 1 races have taken place in the country – including the United States Grand Prix West, the Dallas Grand Prix and the Caesars Palace Grand Prix. Here are just a few memorable moments from the sport’s many visits to the USA. 

27 October 2014

2014 United States Grand Prix Preview

After a short break, the F1 paddock will reconvene in Austin, Texas, this weekend for the United States Grand Prix. 
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It is the sport’s third trip to the Circuit of the Americas, with the popular track hosting the 17th round of the 2014 Formula 1 season. 

24 October 2014

Lotus and Grosjean "very close" to 2015 deal

The Lotus F1 Team says it expects to announce "very shortly" that Romain Grosjean will be retained for the 2015 season.
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The Frenchman joined the Enstone-based outfit mid-way through 2009, when it was run under the Renault banner.

Ocon, Fong and Nissany complete Valencia F1 test

Esteban Ocon, Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany completed a test at the Valencia circuit in Spain on Wednesday and Thursday.
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Ocon was at the wheel of a two-year-old Lotus on both days, while Fong and Nissany were given one session apiece driving a Sauber C31 from 2012.