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Circuit alternation: Hockenheim/Nürburgring[edit]

Since the German GP is going to alternate between the two circuits, Hockenheim isn't really a "former" circuit, now, is it? I suggest the template reads like this:

Watcha think?

I take your point, but I think it's clearer/simpler if we leave it as is. The top list is essentially "2007 circuits" and the other list is "all the rest". DH85868993 22:27, 6 March 2007 (UTC)
I take your point, but I think it's kind of a PITA to have to edit the template every year when the status quo isn't really changing. Moreover, I'm in favor of removing the year number from the top list. JCCyC 13:46, 7 March 2007 (UTC)

Future Circuits[edit]

I have added a section on future circuits as Valencia has been confirmed, and more such as Mexico, Abu Dhabi, Singapore are likely to be confirmed soon John Hayes 14:02, 10 May 2007 (UTC)

In fact Abu Dhabi and Korea are confirmed as well so I have added them, though the circuit page hasn't been created for Yas Island so I linked to the grand prix for the moment John Hayes 09:25, 11 May 2007 (UTC)

Österreichring / A1-Ring[edit]

I realise that the Österreichring and the A1-Ring are the same place, but I think both should be listed in the template, because both names were used when the circuit hosted Formula One races, and the names are very different and people who don't know that they are the same place might wonder why the Österreichring isn't listed. Noting that it's one of the few cases where the circuit is always referred to by name rather than location. Thoughts? DH85868993 (talk) 22:52, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

I listed Österreichring on brackets after A1-Ring. Bornfury (talk) 23:02, 13 May 2008 (UTC)

"Possible circuits"[edit]

Is the possible section really necessatry? They're not confirmed, they're just speculation ... Prisonermonkeys (talk) 05:06, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

New Additions[edit]

Notice articles have been added to this template for the new Russian and Phillippine Grand Prix Circuit, only not to circuit articles, but to host cities - the articles have no information beyond one sentence on formula one. Russian Grand Prix article would be more appropriate than the link provided for the Russian city. --Falcadore (talk) 04:23, 16 October 2010 (UTC)

Circuit of the Americas vs. Austin[edit]

I think that we should list the 2012 US GP track as 'Austin' rather than the 'Circuit of the Americas'. This name is too long compared to the other tracks, and we use short-hand names for other tracks (Montreal instead of Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Interlagos instead of Autódromo José Carlos Pace etc.)

I think either use full names for all tracks, or none of them. SchueyFan (talk) 03:49, 19 May 2011 (UTC)

Agreed. --Falcadore (talk) 04:00, 19 May 2011 (UTC)

New Jersey/Port Imperial[edit]

I think the New Jersey circuit should be kept as "Port Imperial", as there are sources on the circuit page that support that being the name, and it's not much longer than "New Jersey" (three extra letters), unlike Austin/Circuit of the Americas, as detailed above. Prisonermonkeys (talk) 06:09, 28 October 2011 (UTC)

I'd go with WP:COMMONNAME :-) I can see how New Jersey is more descriptive to the uninformed (including me until two minutes ago) as more people will have heard of the state than the, er, port? Would "Port Imperial, NJ" be a reasonable compromise? Longwayround (talk) 20:48, 13 December 2011 (UTC)