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F1 working with teams to find American drivers

Formula One is working with teams to identify U.S. drivers who might make it to grand prix racing but no Americans are likely to come through in the near term, chief executive Stefano Domenicali said on Friday. The most recent was Alexander Rossi, who started five races with a highest placing of 12th for the now-defunct Marussia team in 2015 before leaving to go on and win the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2016. "We are working with teams to try to understand what is really the possibility for American drivers to come to the attention of Formula One teams in the short term," Domenicali told analysts on a first-quarter earnings call. "I don't see that, being very pragmatic...
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