After a 5 year hiatus The United States Grand Prix finally returns with a race at the brand new, 3.427-mile Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. This is a lead up to next year’s race in New Jersey which will be the event of the year in the NY/NJ area.
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Former Formula One driver David Coulthard drives the Red Bull Racing Running Show Car through the 1.5 mile Lincoln Tunnel, which connects New York and New Jersey. Coulthard had loads of horsepower (and no gridlock) on his side, so he no doubt set the record for the fastest-ever commute through the tunnel. The Formula One team is in New York City this week with the high-revving demo car around the tristate area. Somewhere Vin Diesels ears are ringing. Next season the Grand Prix of America is expected to race through the streets of Weehawken, NJ, right across the Hudson River with NYC as a backdrop. Red Bull Racing decided to take advantage of some free summer time by taking a joy ride right around the corner of its future venue. Everything you need to know about the 2013 Grand Prix in New Jersey Sebastian Vettel was in New York a couple of months ago for some hot laps of the New Jersey circuit and to make an appearance on “Late Show With David Letterman.” This time, Red Bull Racing ambassador David Coulthard is behind the wheel.
Formula 1 racer Sebastian Vettel strapped a camera to his racecar to take us on a ride around the track in the pole position lap. Nothing in front of him except open road, and hair pin turns that he has to complete at speeds of 150+ MPH.