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Will F1's all-American gamble pay off?

MIAMI -- How in the world did the world's most prestigious racing series arrive here? Not here as in Miami, but rather here as in this moment in time? Formula One's former boss once said he didn't believe his series needed the United States. Meanwhile, the U.S. motorsports community and its massive fan base always seemed to get along just fine without F1. The U.S. spent eight years each in the 1980s and '90s without a stateside event, then once it returned, it seemed perfectly content with one-and-done weekends each season, either sandwiched in between IndyCar and NASCAR at Indianapolis Motor Speedway or held in Austin during a Texas Longhorns football away weekend. American-born drivers...
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