Eddie Gossage: “Foolish move” by F1 to go head-to-head with NASCAR at Texas   Leave a comment

The more I read this, the more I wonder if Eddie Gossage hasn’t gotten so high on whatever supply of BS he peddles that it almost makes you hope Bernie Ecclestone puts the USGP directly opposite the late-season TMS race just to tick Gossage off.

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This morning’s release of the final 2014 F1 schedule revealed that the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas had moved up one week to Nov. 2, 2014.

But on that very weekend, a few hours up the road in Fort Worth, all three NASCAR national series will be competing at Texas Motor Speedway. And on the same day as the USGP, the Sprint Cup contingent will be resuming their championship Chase at TMS, too.

Cue TMS president/general manager Eddie Gossage, who just absolutely loves this development. Actually, no, he doesn’t.

“It’s a foolish move by Formula One,” Gossage said in a terse statement. “Our two NASCAR Sprint Cup races draw the two largest crowds in Texas sports. It isn’t the smartest move to try to compete with that.

“I’m sure regardless of what they say publicly, the folks at the Austin track are…

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Posted December 4, 2013 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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