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The United States Grand Prix is a Formula One race held at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. It first appeared as a championship event in 2012 and has been a permanent fixture in its latest iteration on this circuit. The United States Grand Prix has featured in Formula One on multiple tracks with the Circuit of the Americas being the latest iteration of circuits to hold the Grand Prix with the first race being held in 2012 with Lewis Hamilton beating Sebastian Vettel to win the race. The Circuit has received a warm welcome from fans because of its ability to provide a great wheel to wheel action between cars. The Circuit has seen some great races held throughout the years. 

Racing History

The United States Grand Prix held its first race in its latest avatar in 2012. The track was still slippery which caused cars lots of issues when it came to building the tires up to temperature. The race would see plenty of action as the cars would struggle with a lack of grip throughout the race. The battle for the lead was won by Lewis Hamilton as he was able to overtake Sebastian Vettel after the first round of pitstops. 

2013 saw Sebastian Vettel dominate the weekend and win the race easily. In the 2014 season, Lewis Hamilton overtakes Nico Rosberg to win the race. The 2015 season showed that Austin Texas was starting to become a favorite hunting ground for Lewis Hamilton as he won the race yet again. Lewis would repeat the feat yet again in 2016 and 2017 as he would both the races comfortably. The 2018 race would see Lewis Hamilton lose out to Finn Kimi Raikkonen while the 2019 race would see Hamilton losing out to Valterri Bottas, his teammate. 

Lewis Hamilton has been the most successful driver on this track with as many as 5 victories to his name while Mercedes has been the most successful team with 5 wins to their name as well. 

The race in 2020 was canceled because of the Covid-19 pandemic but the race would be back again on the calendar in 2021 with the race expected to be held on 24 October 2021.


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Esteban Ocon on 'something special' he'd like to achieve with Pierre Gasly at Alpine

Esteban Ocon on 'something special' he'd like to achieve with Pierre Gasly at Alpine

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Red Bull in a 'very favorable position' even in 2023 F1 season, says Mercedes' chief

Red Bull in a 'very favorable position' even in 2023 F1 season, says Mercedes' chief

"Cancel Miami and Vegas; No money, no F1"- Fans angry over Haas boss' remarks asking for more American races
"Cancel Miami and Vegas; No money, no F1"- Fans angry over Haas boss' remarks asking for more American races

"Cancel Miami and Vegas; No money, no F1"- Fans angry over Haas boss' remarks asking for more American races

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"They absolutely screwed him; Definitely a dig at Mick"- Fans react to Ferrari boss' high praise remarks for Robert Shwartzman

"They absolutely screwed him; Definitely a dig at Mick"- Fans react to Ferrari boss' high praise remarks for Robert Shwartzman

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"Always have a bit of an itch to scratch" - Former world champion might return to F1 in a McLaren cockpit

"Always have a bit of an itch to scratch" - Former world champion might return to F1 in a McLaren cockpit

"It will be a boomerang" - F1 CEO wary of bringing in temporary American drivers
"It will be a boomerang" - F1 CEO wary of bringing in temporary American drivers

"It will be a boomerang" - F1 CEO wary of bringing in temporary American drivers

Watch: Lewis Hamilton's blistering start at USGP amidst Red Bull sandwich
Watch: Lewis Hamilton's blistering start at USGP amidst Red Bull sandwich

Watch: Lewis Hamilton's blistering start at USGP amidst Red Bull sandwich

US GP 2021: Christian Horner didn't think Max Verstappen would keep Lewis Hamilton behind
US GP 2021: Christian Horner didn't think Max Verstappen would keep Lewis Hamilton behind

US GP 2021: Christian Horner didn't think Max Verstappen would keep Lewis Hamilton behind

USGP 2021: Max Verstappen emphasizes need to "nail the details"
USGP 2021: Max Verstappen emphasizes need to "nail the details"

USGP 2021: Max Verstappen emphasizes need to "nail the details"

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USGP 2021: Who was the F1 Driver of the Day?

USGP 2021: Who was the F1 Driver of the Day?

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USGP tire strategies: Two-stopper optimal choice for most teams, feels Pirelli

USGP tire strategies: Two-stopper optimal choice for most teams, feels Pirelli

Max Verstappen shuts down questions on possible Hamilton clash at USGP 2021
Max Verstappen shuts down questions on possible Hamilton clash at USGP 2021

Max Verstappen shuts down questions on possible Hamilton clash at USGP 2021

"What a di**head!": Sebastian Vettel loses his cool during USGP qualifying at COTA
"What a di**head!": Sebastian Vettel loses his cool during USGP qualifying at COTA

"What a di**head!": Sebastian Vettel loses his cool during USGP qualifying at COTA

F1 USGP 2021 FP3 results: Perez fastest, followed by Sainz and Verstappen
F1 USGP 2021 FP3 results: Perez fastest, followed by Sainz and Verstappen

F1 USGP 2021 FP3 results: Perez fastest, followed by Sainz and Verstappen

Fernando Alonso to start at the back of COTA grid at the US GP
Fernando Alonso to start at the back of COTA grid at the US GP

Fernando Alonso to start at the back of COTA grid at the US GP

F1 US GP 2021 qualifying schedule today: Why it is a must-watch
F1 US GP 2021 qualifying schedule today: Why it is a must-watch

F1 US GP 2021 qualifying schedule today: Why it is a must-watch

How many races are left in F1 2021 after US GP?
How many races are left in F1 2021 after US GP?

How many races are left in F1 2021 after US GP?

Beating Mercedes will be Red Bull Racing's biggest achievement: Christian Horner
Beating Mercedes will be Red Bull Racing's biggest achievement: Christian Horner

Beating Mercedes will be Red Bull Racing's biggest achievement: Christian Horner

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Honda targeting three more wins for Max Verstappen in 2021

Honda targeting three more wins for Max Verstappen in 2021

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