Bell could be best American hope
There has not been an American competing in Formula One for 10 years, but it's not been for a lack of effort.
Patrick Long, Alex Gurney, Phil Giebler, Paul Edwards, Joel Nelson, Scott Speed and Townsend Bell have all spent at least one season in Europe trying to make a positive impression in either Formula 3, Formula 3000 or Formula Palmer/Audi -- the usual stepping stones to F1.
"Let's be realistic," says Bell, the 2001 Indy Lights champ and former ...
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