US Grand Prix promoter Bobby Epstein thinks that a double-header in Austin this season could be “something special” – but wasn’t initially aware it was a potential plan.

The Circuit of the Americas was down to host one race of the 2021 season, but after the cancellation of the Singapore Grand Prix, there has been talk of a double-header taking place there instead.

Epstein says that this came as a surprise to him and his colleagues initially, but that the sport has since approached them, although serious discussions haven’t taken place yet.

“It was a complete surprise to hear that and to read that in the press,” he told RACER.

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