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12America won't get a driver's seat in F1 this weekend after all

Americans are the Rodney Dangerfields of the modern Formula One driving ranks; they don't get any respect. We recently reported on 22-year-old Alexander Rossi being tapped by Marussia as a replacement for Brit Max Chilton for this weekend's upcoming Belgian Grand Prix. He would have been the first American driving in an F1 race since Scott Speed in 2007, but less than 24 hours after getting the nod, Rossi has apparently been re-replaced by Chilton.

9American rookie Alexander Rossi to make first F1 start in Belgium

For the first time since July of 2007, an American driver will take to the grid for a race in the Formula One World Championship. That man will be 22-year-old Alexander Rossi, a Californian widely touted as the next great hope for American F1 fans following his steady climb through the open-wheel ranks.

4American F1 driver Alexander Rossi signs with Marussia

American fans of Formula One racing have a new team to root for as the Marussia F1 Team has named Alexander Rossi as its official reserve driver for the remainder of the season.

13American driver Alexander Rossi racing his way into F1

Formula 1 may be coming to America – with two races within the next two years, no less – but it's been a long time since an American has taken on Formula One.

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