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11/16/12
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Circuit of The Americas draws A-list celebrity guests
Mario Andretti, Formula One/IndyCar champion and Circuit of The Americas ambassador
Circuit of The Americas today released the preliminary list of celebrities expected to attend the inaugural FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX Nov. 16-18. The roster of famous faces includes mega-movie stars and movie makers, top-charting singers, political figures and a large collection of professional athletes spanning a variety of sports from professional football to motorsports.

FILM AND TELEVISION STARS:
George Lucas, producer
Ron Howard, producer/director
Rupert Grint, actor
Kyle Chandler, actor
Luke Wilson, actor
Patrick Dempsey, actor
Matthew LeBlanc, actor
James Woods, actor
Erik Valdez, actor
Todd Allen, actor
Jesse James, reality TV star
Virginia Welch, actor
Billy Miller, actor
Max Meggs, actor
Scott Elrod, actor
Matt Nordgren, reality TV star

ARTISTS, MUSICIANS & ENTERTAINERS:
Enrique Iglesias, singer
Jack Ingram, singer
Lupe Fiasco, singer
Dev, performing artist
Jimmy LaFave, singer
DJ Afrojack, entertainer
DJ Cruella, entertainer
DJ Kaskade, entertainer
PSY, Korean YouTube celebrity

ATHLETES AND DRIVERS:
Mario Andretti, Formula One/IndyCar driver (Circuit of The Americas ambassador)
Dario Franchitti, IndyCar driver
Tim Duncan, NBA player
Robby Gordon, NASCAR driver
Nick Watney, professional golfer
Michael Johnson, Olympic athlete
CJ Wilson, MLB- Anaheim Angels
Willy T. Ribbs, driver
Ben Spies, MotoGP rider
Scott Jasek, Dallara, IndyCar driver
Kourtney Bigelow, GRAND-AM
Gary Rodrigues, Star Mazda
Bubba Shobert, AMA dirt track & road race champ
Bob Bondurant, Bondurant Driving School
Victor Carbone, driver
Connor DePhillippi, driver
Wyatt Gooden, driver
Tristan Vautier, driver
Mike Renfro, former Dallas Cowboy
Doug English, former Detroit Lion
Greg Koch, former Green Bay Packer
Dan Pastorini, former Houston Oiler
Brad Shearer, Former Chicago Bear
Jeff Campbell, former Denver Bronco

POLITICAL FIGURES:
Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband, Space Shuttle Commander Mark Kelly

The FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX will be televised live on the SPEED network. The network’s schedule of weekend coverage is as follows:

Saturday, Nov. 17
Practice Session Three (9 a.m. to 10 a.m., LIVE)
Qualifying Session (Noon to 1:30 p.m., LIVE)

Sunday, Nov. 18
F1 Grand Prix of the United States (12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., LIVE)
The All-American Victory: Dan Gurney Wins the Belgian Grand Prix (3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

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