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Old 05-30-2019, 09:34 PM
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Two weeks and a day before the great race. I am watching a series on LeMans on Amazon Prime. If you like racing, watch this series. If you race, you should love it and want to immediately get in your race car.
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I will be sure to check it out. If it’s anywhere near as good as the F1 series on Netflix it will be a real treat.
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I will check it out for sure. I love endurance racing...
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always look forward to LeMans ....

heading to the Glen at months end for the 'six hour', anyone else attending ?
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Two weeks and a day before the great race. I am watching a series on LeMans on Amazon Prime. If you like racing, watch this series. If you race, you should love it and want to immediately get in your race car.
Is there any relation to the movie with McQueen (which is not as good as people want it to be IMO).
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Is there any relation to the movie with McQueen (which is not as good as people want it to be IMO).


Not that I can figure out. This is a documentary that follows a few teams as they prepare for and execute the race.
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I started watching it and it's quite addictive. Thanks for the recommendation
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Is there any relation to the movie with McQueen (which is not as good as people want it to be IMO).
How can a movie that has Porsche 917Ks literally traveling at >240 mph not be good?

(photo by yours truly from the Sonoma Speed Festival last weekend)
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How can a movie that has Porsche 917Ks literally traveling at >240 mph not be good?

(photo by yours truly from the Sonoma Speed Festival last weekend)
Because it's the only thing it has. There's no storytelling, no dialogue, no tension. It's a bunch of home video footage from the race.

Compare it to something like day of thunder or rush, those have a story to tell and that makes a massive difference.

I'm a massive fan of McQueen and of racing.

PS: the picture is great and the car is stunning
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