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Graham Rahal, USF1: The Official Death of Open Wheel Racing in the USA

I wrote an article here on BleacherReport a few months ago about why I thought that Formula One and open wheel racing was dying in North America and especially in the States. I postulated lots of things; NASCAR, foreign drivers, the auto industry. But I when I wrote that article I still had hope that reunification, new sponsors, and the possibility of new engine suppliers for the 2012 season and beyond could re-energize and usher in a renewal for open wheel racing in the U.S. That hope went beyond just IndyCar, I was also hopeful about the new USF1 team.  Peter Windsor and Ken Anderson had so hyped up their theoretical capability, American know-how, and that good ole' go get'em spirit that I, like many others, was blinded to what USF...

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