Opponents of F1 race sue official

Updated: June 23, 2011, 1:34 PM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- Opponents of taxpayer funding for a new Formula One race in Austin are suing Texas comptroller Susan Combs to try to prevent a $25 million state subsidy for the event.

The lawsuit filed Wednesday in state District Court in Travis County alleges that Combs promised race promoters the money before she was legally authorized to do so.

Combs spokesman Allen Spelce defended the agency's role, telling the Austin American-Statesman that regulations were followed and saying ...

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