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Is Goodwood FOS on TV?

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Scotty2

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575 posts

171 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Was hoping to see some footage on TV. Anyone know when and where?

Want to see the six wheeled theme on F1 cars. P34, March, and Williams.

Edit to add:

http://www.autoblog.com/2012/06/20/six-wheeled-f1-...

hartge bob

424 posts

145 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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On in just over a week;

MOTORING: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012
On: ITV4 (24)
Date: Tuesday 10th July 2012 (starting in 9 days)
Time: 20:00 to 21:00 (1 hour long)

woof

8,423 posts

182 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Bizarrely it's on Sky sports 2/3. When you'd think they'd show it on Sky F1 channel that's just showing re runs. Sky Sports isn't included with the F1/HD package.



rhysenna

679 posts

91 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Yep. Sky sports 3 at 3pm till 5.

Eric Mc

86,254 posts

170 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Maybe Sky don't think their F1 audience demographic is interested in historic racing cars?
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Gaz.

51,751 posts

156 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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It's on SSF1 tomorow evening.

robmlufc

4,836 posts

91 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Eric Mc said:
Maybe Sky don't think their F1 audience demographic is interested in historic racing cars?
Perhaps! Maybe the BBC aren't interested in anything other than F1 and The Voice so Sky figured they would pick it up?

Eric Mc

86,254 posts

170 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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robmlufc said:
Eric Mc said:
Maybe Sky don't think their F1 audience demographic is interested in historic racing cars?
Perhaps! Maybe the BBC aren't interested in anything other than F1 and The Voice so Sky figured they would pick it up?
As far as I can recall, the BBC have never covered the Festival or the Revival at Goodwood. The only coverage they ever had was of the early Festivals which they used to include in their "Top Gear Motorsport" programme.

ITV tended to cover both events, sometimes excellently and sometimes very much less than excellently.

I usually wait for the official DVDs to come out as they really are good.

ArnageWRC

687 posts

64 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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So far it's been the Goodwood Festival of F1.......

IainW

1,630 posts

80 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Watched last night's Sky show and seen a bit of today's so far. Far too F1-orientated for me. And then they interview the F1 drivers and talk about last week's race and next week's. I don't want to know that, there's plenty other opportunities for that. I want to know what they think about being there and what they think of the old cars etc.

Scotty2

Original Poster:

575 posts

171 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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The Joy of Six
Just found this which I hadn't seen before.

Depallier around Monaco in a stripped P34:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&amp...


Eric Mc

86,254 posts

170 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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The DVD is always better than the TV coverage. It looks at the truly historic cars and drivers and is usually hosted by knowledgeable chaps such as Doug Nye and Alain de Cadenet.

davidsp80

63 posts

48 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Nice presenter.

MonkeyHanger

9,097 posts

147 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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A few yards up the road and that would have been nasty.

Streps

2,395 posts

71 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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whoops...
That pikes peak toyota is a bit of a beast..

Adrian W

10,254 posts

133 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Go pro footage must be for ITV, sky coverage is rubbish,

Simes205

2,415 posts

133 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Sky coverage is shocking - they seem to know nothing about the cars, Crofty was embarrassing.
It shows Goodwood as almost a different event.

Please let Henry Hope-Frost commentate.



Tyrewrecker

6,419 posts

59 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Simes205 said:
Sky coverage is shocking - they seem to know nothing about the cars, Crofty was embarrassing.
It shows Goodwood as almost a different event.

Please let Henry Hope-Frost commentate.
I think it's fine. Good interview with sir jackie

Adrian W

10,254 posts

133 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Anthony Read will be carrying his cahoonies home in a wheelbarrow!

IainW

1,630 posts

80 months

Sunday 1st July 2012
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Adrian W said:
Anthony Read will be carrying his cahoonies home in a wheelbarrow!
People seem to have this idea that Reidy's nothing but a stock car driver from his days in the BTCC. He's a lot better than that, the guy's got total commitment in anything he drives. Not bad for a 50-something!