Posted on November 17, 2012

The US immigration officer at Houston Airport was in no doubt, “We’ve had half of Mexico coming through here heading for the race,” he said. Mexican fans are expected to form a significant percentage of the 120,000 fans in the Circuit of the Americas on Sunday. Austin is just 200 miles from the Mexican border and it’s a short flight from population centres Monterrey and Mexico City. But if Tavo Hellmund, the man whose idea it was to bring F1 to Austin, has his way, Mexico will soon have its own Grand Prix. And he believes it will be the More…

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