(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN LEICESTER AP Sports Columnist A famous Texan, billionaire Ross Perot, once described the prospect of American jobs being lost overseas as a ''giant sucking sound.'' How sad it will be if that colorful phrase is soon applied to the Formula One career of Lewis Hamilton that is vanishing down the same black hole that swallowed Michael Schumacher's comeback.
Winning in Texas on Sunday put the million-dollar grin back on Hamilton's face, to match the sparkle from his diamond ear studs. It wasn't mere fatherly pride speaking when Anthony Hamilton called this ''probably one of Lewis' greatest races ever.''
Hamilton's emphatic overtake of Sebastian Vettel for the race lead on Lap 42 of 56, missing the Red Bull's right rear tire by inches as he swept past, came during his next-to-last Grand Prix for McLaren.
''It was real dangerous, if I'm honest,'' Hamilton said. But utterly thrilling to watch.
All of which only served to accentuate the sobering thought th...