F1’s U.S. Grand Prix Draws Crowd Of 100,000-Plus Despite Rain

A crowd of 101,667 attended yesterday's F1 U.S. Grand Prix at Circuit Of The Americas, and officials announced a three-day attendance of 224,011. This came despite "28-plus consecutive hours of storms that dumped approximately 8 inches of rain" in the Austin area. Conditions evolved from sopping wet to relatively dry throughout the two-hour race. Driver Lewis Hamilton won his second U.S. Grand Prix and "clinched his second consecutive title" for the F1 season. FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM

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