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What will it take to get American drivers in Formula 1?

The FIA says it wants American drivers in Formula 1, but would it take an IndyCar driver to transfer or does an American need to join the European junior ladder system to get there?

Two weeks ago, following the announcement that a Miami Grand Prix was on the Formula 1 schedule for 2022, F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali was asked by Wall Street analysts about whether it was necessary to get US drivers on the grid.

“The answer for me is very clear, it's yes,” was his reply. “You know, we are working with teams, trying to understand what is really the possibility for American drivers to come to the attention of F1 teams in the short term.

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