AUSTIN, Texas - The Circuit of the Americas has announced that this year's F1 race has been canceled.
Bobby Epstein made the announcement on social media saying that "the cancellation is prudent but painful." He went on to say he was "disappointed for the fans, COTA employees, our community."
The full statement is below:
"The cancellation is prudent, but painful. After a sold out 2019, advance ticket sales deposits were up nearly 250 percent over the prior year, and our staff was preparing our biggest event ever.
We had secured blockbuster performers for the evening shows, and the racing this year is fantastic. I'm disappointed for the fans, COTA employees, our community, and everyone in the Formula One Paddock, as I believe we all look forward to what has become a wonderful annual tradition.
It is my hope that the pandemic will soon pass and we will celebrate 2021 with the greatest Formula One United States Grand Prix ever!"
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