Now that the F1 Austin 2012 race has been formally moved to an unnamed date in November, many in Austin together with officials are breathing a sigh of relief. Why? Not only will the monitor development not be rushed to completion but also the scorching sizzling temps of one hundred degree warmth in June will now not be a deterrent to fan participation. So all of it seems effective and dandy, proper? NOT SO FAST!
Did we not neglect what truly runs the city of Austin in Fall? Burnt Orange? Hook Em Horns? That is right: UT Football. To these unfamiliar with the States that would be the University of Texas Longhorns Football Machine. Yes, they're still playing soccer in November and in reality, the games in November are normally a few of the most competitive and meaningful of the season. Whereas no one expects the F1 Austin 2012 race to be held on the same weekend as a house UT Football recreation, even a significant away sport will draw attention away from the inaugural Formula 1 Austin race. Do you think that an away game against a powerhouse staff like Oklahoma the place each teams could additionally be undefeated and nationally ranked can be trumped by a sport by which a lot of the region's inhabitants has by no means had any exposure to? Yes, faculty football video games are played on Saturdays and the precise F1 race is on a Sunday but not only is the precise F1 race necessary however so too are the practices and qualifying occasions leading up to the race itself.
Austin needs its individuals to get fully concerned to make the race weekend a success. Lets not forget that Austin Texas is far from the epicenter of System 1 madness. Many questioned why this area got the race in the first place instead of a more F1 rich fan region on the East or West Coast. One factor concerning the New York/New Jersey region is not only the extra dense inhabitants of Method One racing fans but also the
So whereas all the pieces appears to be going smoothly at this level, the surge of faculty football mania into November 2012 may potentially take a number of the luster off of this worldwide phenomenon generally identified as the United States Grand Prix. The Austin region and planning committees must be out in full power to promote this occasion even to those who have little to no exposure to it in the past.