Saturday, October 29, 2011

Formula One races toward New Jersey - Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial


[Photo:  Sebastian Vettel celebrating his World Championship in the streets of Germany. Credit: Getty.]

[MuseWhat do you think of F1 driving a street race near New York City?].

Formula One races toward New Jersey - Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial -- Formula One is returning to the Eastern United States. This week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, along with other officials, held a press conference in Weehawken, New Jersey to announce the establishment of a new F1 race in this country.  

Called the Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial, the race will take place on a road course planned out along the Hudson River. The course takes advantage of not only the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop but also the entertainment center of New York City around which officials hope to draw an estimated 100,000 spectators a day over a three-day race weekend.  CONTINUE READING...