Last weekend, on the Texas Motor Speedway .4 Mile dirt track, a North Texas teen started his first year in the SUP-A late model division. It was a weekend of firsts for the young driver, in a career almost defined by them.
For the first time in five years, Formula-1 Racing returns to the U.S. this weekend and the drivers will be climbing behind the wheel at a new track in Texas. And a Lone Star Olympic legend is helping train members of one international team.
Workers have excavated about 85 percent of the Circuit of the Americas track near Austin and they expect to start putting down the first layers of asphalt in April.