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Old 06-11-2019, 06:04 AM
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I binge watched it and it's really cool. You can really see the challenge of the race and everything that can go wrong. Cars and drivers are pushed to their limits.

It's sad that Audi and Porsche are no longer participating in the LMP1 but that has opened the place to more independent teams so let's see.

I've also watched Formula 1 on Netflix and it's really cool as well.
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Old 06-11-2019, 09:13 AM
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The battle between Porsche and Audi is greatly missed. It was like a Cold War and might have bankrupted one of them! .

I have the Netflix series on F1 on my list.

But excited to watch the Lemans this weekend!
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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
Yes...........

Paul Newman & Steve McQueen. Two Hollywood types who were truly 'larger than life'. Especially Newman (McQueen might have been if he had not be struck down by cancer at 50).
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Old 06-11-2019, 09:45 AM
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I don't like the dominators, got bored stiff with Audi, so we should have a closer more exciting race this year.
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And, no electric motor drives unless the power comes directly from solar, wind or wave-action. If you are going to burn fossil-fuels for your power source then make it good old 100 octane racing gasoline in an internal combustion engine.
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What US network is carrying it?
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I just searched both “24” and “LeMans” on Direct TV and came up with nothing

BUT!!!

I found it will be on the MotorTrend (formerly Velocity) network, 281 on Direct TV as “FIA World Endurance Championship”.

What is wrong with calling the 24hrs of LeMans???
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I just searched both “24” and “LeMans” on Direct TV and came up with nothing

BUT!!!

I found it will be on the MotorTrend (formerly Velocity) network, 281 on Direct TV as “FIA World Endurance Championship”.

What is wrong with calling the 24hrs of LeMans???
That is weird. But I got it! Thanks.
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Great start for Corvette Racing.

I am watching the recorded race so I am about an hour or so behind.

After one hour of racing, the entire GT-Pro class are within sight of each other. Great racing.
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I just searched both “24” and “LeMans” on Direct TV and came up with nothing

BUT!!!

I found it will be on the MotorTrend (formerly Velocity) network, 281 on Direct TV as “FIA World Endurance Championship”.

What is wrong with calling the 24hrs of LeMans???
The race is part of a larger championship hence the name but you’re right no one thinks of it that way.
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