Cryptowillem commented on the post, FIA confirms 2015 rules including standing restarts 8 years, 1 month ago
I don’t know if I’ll be able to call myself an F1 fan any more after this.
Now I’m really hoping Button retires at the end of this year. Then I won’t feel bad for not watching him.
Cryptowillem commented on the post, What F1 spectators say about the engine noise debate 8 years, 2 months ago
As much as anything else, I love hearing the noise of the crowd! Like in Montreal when Dan passed Nico, the place erupted, yet that would have been all but drowned out by the engines in past years.
1. What country are you in (and state, if applicable)
Canada (Saskatchewan, specifically)
2. Which channels broadcast F1 near you?
3. Do they show all the races live or only a limited number (if so, how many?)
All races live, plus replays on TSN2
4. Do they also show qualifying live?
5. Do they also show practice sessions live?
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Cryptowillem commented on the post, Raikkonen 'pursuing Ferrari' after Red Bull rejection 9 years ago
I’m not going to lie. I’ll be a little disappointed if Kimi goes to Ferrari. The joy of Kimi at Lotus is watching a top-tiered driver in a (relatively) low-budget team. I enjoy seeing the Lotus mix it up with Red […]
But then, the car that has dropped to back has done one fewer lap. And that could be an advantage. Tires are one lap fresher; one lap’s worth of fuel is still in the tank. That driver can push that little bit […]
I gave it an 8.
Yes, Vettel ran away with it up front, but there were some great battles all the way down the field. Great performances from a few drivers, and plenty of overtaking without always talking about tires.
I would say another big factor was that it wasn’t just broadcast on NBC Sports Network, but on NBC proper. So all the network affiliates were showing it, and you didn’t need to subscribe to NBC Sports Network to watch it.
Cryptowillem commented on the post, IndyCar 2013 season preview: Power's year at last? 9 years, 5 months ago
You know, I started watching IndyCar just last year, despite being in North America, because of Rubens Barrichello. But I found so much to root for, and I’m really excited for this season!
Cryptowillem commented on the post, Sky to raise F1 channel cost and offer cut-price stream 9 years, 5 months ago
I hadn’t thought about NBC, but that’s a good point. I miss proxying the BBC iPlayer, though.
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