Formula One to return to US in 2012 at Austin

Updated: May 26, 2010, 15:25 PM IST

Texas: The Texas state capital Austin will host Formula One`s return to the United States in 2012, the sport`s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone announced on Tuesday.

"For the first time in the history of Formula One in the United States, a world-class facility will be purpose-built to host the event," the Briton told the official formula 1 website.

The website said Austin would serve as host city until 2021.

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