It certainly isn’t Fifth Avenue, but New Jersey’s Liberty State Park has emerged as the latest site for a potential United States Grand Prix between 2012 and 2016.
Documents obtained by the opposition group ‘Friends of Liberty State Park’ allegedly showed plans for a 3.6-mile circuit within the 1200-acre parkland (pictured below).
The United States hasn’t hosted a Grand Prix since the F1 circus sent Indianapolis packing at the end of the 2007 season, but there is mounting pressure for the nation to return to F1 hosting duties in the wake of the expansion into new markets such as Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Korea, India and Rome.
An official press release has already been issued, and is excitedly (and unrealistically, we believe) declaring that the race could be held under floodlights, a la Singapore.
With Jersey City home to television’s most famous fictional mob family, one wonders if the Bada-Bing Grand Prix has a ring to it?
[Image via TLNTV.com]
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