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Bruton Smith scoffs at Austin F1 race

Updated: November 3, 2012, 3:49 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Speedway Motorsports Inc. chairman Bruton Smith said Formula One racing "never has worked in this country" and he has no concerns about its upcoming race in Austin affecting tickets sales to future events at Texas Motor Speedway.

"We've checked and about 10 people we know are going to it, so I'm not really concerned," Smith said Saturday at TMS. "Formula One never had done anything in this country. It never has worked.

"They had one (Formula One) race in ...

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