Lap record 1:39.347 (SEBASTIAN VETTEL 2012)
First Grand Prix 2012
Number of laps 56
Last year’s winner Lewis Hamilton


Driver Quotes (

Fernando Alonso
“After a couple of frustrating races where we haven’t been able to show the improving pace we know we have in our package, I’m excited to head back to the United States. I had a great time over summer there this year with everything going on around the Indy 500, and I know the fans are incredibly passionate and enthusiastic, so I’m expecting a really good atmosphere around Austin.”

Daniel Ricciardo
“Everyone knows I love the city of Austin but I also love the circuit. It’s certainly unique with the wide apexes, you can pass in more than three areas, it’s fast, it flows well and it’s definitely one of the best tracks on the calendar for overtaking.”

Carlos Sainz
“I’m very excited to joining the team and I hope to hit the ground running. We have some hard work ahead of us going into Austin with lots of things to learn and many people to meet. I’m going to give everything to be on the pace as soon as possible even though I know it can take a bit of time to adapt, but I’m confident we can do it.”

Timings (BST):

FP1 20th October 16:00-17:30
FP2 20th October 20:00-21:30
FP3 21st October 17:00-18:00
QUALIFYING 21st October 22:00-23:00
RACE 22nd October 20:00-22:00


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