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Haas F1, Circuit Of The Americas Promote 2016 USGP With Video Contest On Twitter

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 26 / 16

The Haas F1 Team and Austin, Texas-based Circuit of the Americas have taken to social media over the weekend to promote the upcoming U.S. Grand Prix. The race in late October will not only mark COTA's fifth anniversary on the F1 calendar, but also the first home grand prix of an American-led team in...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, North America

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