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Raphael Matos Will Race in Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

It looks like Raphael Matos will get to start the season off behind the wheel in the INDYCAR Series after all. It was announced today that Matos has been signed to race for Gary Peterson of AFS Racing. If that name sounds familiar, it should. Peterson and Matos teamed up in 2008 to win the Firestone Indy Lights championship. Next weekend at the season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Matos will be driving for him again, this time for the INDYCAR Series. It has been a difficult past five months for Raphael Matos. He lost his father and his seat with de Ferran Dragon Racing within days of each other. Obviously, losing his father hurts more, but along with that came a promise that he decided he was going to stick with. "My father wa...

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