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March 9-10th 2013, Circuit of the Americas – Austin, Texas – Race Recap

Area 81 Racing / Waterfall Team posts solid results at the Circuit of the Americas – Austin, Texas

The Area 81 Racing / Waterfall Security Solutions Team traveled over 2600 miles round trip to compete in the 1st ever SCCA race to take place at the new Formula 1 Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The team entered the BF Goodrich SCCA Majors/USF1000 Event with plenty of excitement and high expectations for the historic weekend. The F1 circuit itself did not disappoint, but the challenges of accomodating 500+ racers for the weekend proved a bit much for the organizers. The team posted solid results in Saturday Race 1 with Richard placing 11th and Tim 14th out of 19 cars in the shortened race. Sunday proved even more challenging for the organizers as a few cars spun and locked together, causing an extended yellow flag period. In the end, Richard placed 7th and Tim 11th officially.

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