A bad week for Rafael Matos

Can't help but feel sorry for IndyCar driver Rafael Matos. Two days he unrepentantly lost his father and today Tony Kanaan was announced to take over his seat at de Ferran Dragon Racing.

“This has been a bad time for me," an emotional Matos said as he fought back tears. “I lost my father two days ago, and this announcement with Tony doesn’t really matter right now; everything will be OK there, I believe. It is a great team and I love driving for them; becoming an IndyCar driver was always my dream and what I work [towards] for 15 years. To lose my seat in a circumstance like this—I needed to bring funds—is hard, but I have the trust of the team owners, which matters the most to me. They believe in me."

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