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Challenger Takuma Sato (#15) slides toward the wall as leader Dario Franchitti (#50) and Scott Dixon (#9) slip by. Franchitti went on to win. 96th Indianapolis 500 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway - 27 May 2012. (c)2012, F. Peirce Williams.LAT Photo USA. LAT Photo USA (Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA)

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Jane - Unregistered

June 16, 2012 1:09 AM

oh, I forgot to mtneion Davidson If there was more room on the grid he should be there. But with the number of seats so limited these days and with no support behing him I can't see how can he get himself a drive As an Englishman no offence, but even Button has been forgotten after Hamilton's arrival no marketing value thereAs a driver good, but how would any team benefit more from hiring him than hiring Sato or Buemi or Senna to name the few ? He is sort of anonymous driver like Nick Heidfeld. If Nick losses his seat with BMW, his F1 career would likely be over (not unlike Ralf's to continue with the comparisons).Marketing value to the team Sato's value I tried to analyze in my blog post, Senna has the name (and backers), Buemi has the Red Bull backing and seems to be Berger's darling. What can Davidson offer ? How would for example Toro Rosso benefit from replacing Bourdais (the only Frenchman on the grid, France being the one major European market where Red Bull needs som

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