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Bourdais' F1 ouster another punch to U.S. gut

Updated: July 17, 2009, 2:13 PM ET
By John Oreovicz

Confirmation that Sebastien Bourdais has been dropped midseason by the Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One team is another punch in the gut for aficionados of American open-wheel racing.

The latest failure of a star from the American scene to consistently produce in the harsher environment of F1 destroys what little remaining credibility U.S. open-wheel racing had left on the worldwide stage.

It's not a glorious list. Michael Andretti, Jacques Villeneuve, Alex Zanardi, Juan Pablo ...

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