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Bumping Bruno Junqueira saved jobs

Updated: May 26, 2011, 8:06 PM ET
By Terry Blount

INDIANAPOLIS -- Bruno Junqueira lost his job for the Indy 500, and that's disappointing.

But an entire race team could have lost jobs if team owners Michael Andretti and A.J. Foyt had not made a surprising partnership to place Ryan Hunter-Reay in Foyt's car that Junqueira was driving.

A day after Hunter-Reay was bumped out of the field by Andretti Autosport teammate Marco Andretti, Hunter-Reay took Junqueira's seat in Foyt's No. 41 car in an agreement with Andretti and Foyt ...

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