Future of Radio Le Mans

Future of Radio Le Mans

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Great Dane

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2,173 posts

95 months

Wednesday 7th February
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Just read that the tentacles of Mortorsport.com has grabbed Duke Video. Duke produces a video each year about Le Mans using the Radio Le Mans commentary and with JH's aversion against Motorsport.com I doubt he will allow this to happen in the future. So what happens?

//j17

2,939 posts

152 months

Wednesday 7th February
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Not sure that really has any impact on the future of Radio Le Mans. The future of the video may be in doubt though as they'll need to find another commentary for their video and I'd imagine Eurosport will want a lot more cash than RLM.

Tyre Smoke

10,389 posts

190 months

Friday 16th February
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Hindy may have an aversion, but cash talks.

Panclan

839 posts

167 months

Monday 19th February
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From Eve Hewitt on the Midweek Motorsports FB page.

"Right for all those who are worried about it: Duke video has not been sold to the people we don't talk about. The only thing they have sold is their archive for 1980-89. That means that none of the work we have done with Duke has been sold and none of it will appear on THAT site. And we'll continue to work with the lovely people at Duke for as long as they'll have us!"

https://www.facebook.com/groups/5508588715/search/...

DS240

2,480 posts

147 months

Monday 19th February
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That quote makes their view quite clear...

What is the issue between Motorsport.com and RLM?
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Output Flange

16,102 posts

140 months

Monday 19th February
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DS240 said:
That quote makes their view quite clear...

What is the issue between Motorsport.com and RLM?
Plagiarism, IIRC.

Great Dane

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2,173 posts

95 months

Thursday 22nd February
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https://www.motorsport.com/wec/news/motorsport-net... this muddies the waters again a bit I think

skeggysteve

5,359 posts

146 months

Thursday 22nd February
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Output Flange said:
Plagiarism, IIRC.
I thought is was due to motorsport .com ignoring a press embargo.

What ever it was motorsport.com have a lot more money than RLS.

So I guess we all know which will win, and as usual, we the fans lose out.

ellroy

5,151 posts

154 months

Thursday 22nd February
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Firstly, the article states their ‘partnering again’ so no real change to what’s gone before?

Secondly, the Duke video deal was discussed by Midweek Motorsport Collective, including JH, and there are said to be no impacts on the stuff that RLM have an input to.