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In what has become commonplace at Grand Prix race practice sessions in recent years, the No. 1 and No. 2 Red Bull cars of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber finished one-two in Friday afternoon’s Formula 1™ practice session at Circuit of The Americas. Vettel was clocked rounding the 20-turn track in just 1:37.305, Webber at 1:37.420.
The 2013 FIA Formula 1™ World Championship kicks off with the FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX in Melbourne on Sunday, March 17, and drivers, teams and fans are already eagerly anticipating returning to Austin, Texas, for the second annual FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX Nov. 15-17 at the Circuit of The Americas. Circuit correspondent Dan Knutson caught up drivers prepping for the 2013 competition during preseason testing in Barcelona, Spain. “I am massively excited to go back there!” exclaimed Lewis Hamilton who won last year’s inaugural event. “The race we had last year is one that I will always remember. I will make sure I go back there this year and put the (U.S.) flag back on my helmet, and hope that the car is developed to the point that we can challenge some of the guys at the front.”
Formula 1™ fans from around the world gathered at Circuit of The Americas today to watch two-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing claim pole position for the inaugural FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX. Sunny, cool weather greeted the crowd of 82,710, which arrived steadily through the morning hours and peaked as qualifying for Sunday’s Grand Prix was underway.