NASCAR not afraid of F1’s soaring popularity

A top NASCAR chief insists the top American motorsport category is not “afraid” of Formula 1. There are also two other US races on the calendar – in Austin and Miami. The US GP in Austin, Texas, takes place in October, but the same Circuit of the Americas will host NASCAR later this month – and there will be two former Formula 1 world champions in the field. “Two F1 world champions in a NASCAR race,” the Briton told AP news agency. Some might think it’s a move to leverage F1’s soaring popularity in America, but NASCAR’s chief operating officer Steve McDonnell insists the series is “not afraid” of Formula 1.

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