While Austin 400 racing improved Sunday, some fans left Circuit of the Americas wondering about the “fire-breathing, door-banging” action promoted in the crash-filled commercial for the Australian V8 Supercars.
“Didn’t see none of that,” noted Tom Patterson of Galveston, who spent the weekend at the races with friends. “They told me it was a lot like NASCAR. You know, beatin’ and bangin’, swappin’ paint, all that good stuff.
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