Make F1 Great Again: The US F1 Team That Never Made It Into Formula 1

Added on Jan 25, 2021
7:41

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The deadlock of American manufacturers entering F1 - having enjoyed a glut in the ‘60s and ‘70s with Eagle, Penske and, erm, Scarab – looked to have been broken sooner amid F1’s new-team tender process. Sensing an opportunity to increase F1’s exposure in America, the FIA admitted the US F1 team to the 2010 grid in its overtures to hand the Star-Spangled Banner its first exposure on the constructors’ list for nearly quarter of a decade. Set up by engineer Ken Anderson, a veteran of IndyCar – heading up the design of the G-Force car that took to the IRL’s cast of oval circuits - and ex-Williams team manager Peter Windsor, the US F1 project made its home in Charlotte, North Carolina, from facilities formerly owned by the Joe Gibbs Racing NASCAR team. Additional footage credits: USF1Team

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Season2020
Episode titleMake F1 Great Again: The US F1 Team That Never Made It Into Formula 1
Episode number1
Date addedJanuary 25, 2021
Run time7:41
CategoryOther
ProductionMotorsport.tv
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