Indycar 2019

Indycar 2019

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2 sMoKiN bArReLs

26,143 posts

198 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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..or half past...the indycar website isn't that clear hehe

2 sMoKiN bArReLs

26,143 posts

198 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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7 minutes..I misread the timing calcs

FourWheelDrift

81,674 posts

247 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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p4cks said:
When does the race actually start? I tried to watch it a few weeks back but between the soldiers, the flypasts and the national anthem I'd lost interest
It's starts after the marching band has gone past 3 times, just after the 4th flypast and 2nd song, just after the 5 gun salute.

Ps. When they release the balloons.

2 sMoKiN bArReLs

26,143 posts

198 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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wobble

I have no idea...nor apparently have Indycar

p4cks

5,151 posts

162 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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rofl

rallycross

11,084 posts

200 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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I have to say this build up is a heck of a lot more exciting than the F1 race we just saw from Singapore, ok it’s all very ‘USA’ but it’s building up to be a good race.

And how good to see mr motor racing Mario Andretti out driving the 2 seater?

rallycross

11,084 posts

200 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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Good with just the sound of the cars and no commentary

Killer2005

17,928 posts

191 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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Don't usually watch much IndyCar but this is some enjoyable stuff.

Plus the Cork screw looks as mental as ever.

2 sMoKiN bArReLs

26,143 posts

198 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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Aren't we glad we not watching in the USA?! They have ads for at leas 1/2 the race.

Dinoboy

2,026 posts

180 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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Great race, agree re the ads there every 5 minutes.

paulwoof

1,367 posts

118 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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I can put up with "Murica!!", the anthems and fly overs etc actually make a decent build up to the crap celebrity F1 thinks we wanna see.

But the ad's have killed it for me. Tried following this season, But 5 minutes of ads of lap 5 of a 90 lap race, then more ads through lap 11-14 during pit window so you have no idea where any body is, Then an advert for some crap cop show when you come back from ads. Then 6 laps of racing before more ads.

Americans can keep it, Its a shame indycar have cracked it in terms of a racing series, But I aint gonna bother next season.

2 sMoKiN bArReLs

26,143 posts

198 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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paulwoof said:
I can put up with "Murica!!", the anthems and fly overs etc actually make a decent build up to the crap celebrity F1 thinks we wanna see.

But the ad's have killed it for me. Tried following this season, But 5 minutes of ads of lap 5 of a 90 lap race, then more ads through lap 11-14 during pit window so you have no idea where any body is, Then an advert for some crap cop show when you come back from ads. Then 6 laps of racing before more ads.

Americans can keep it, Its a shame indycar have cracked it in terms of a racing series, But I aint gonna bother next season.
Where are you watching? We've had no ads

rallycross

11,084 posts

200 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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2 sMoKiN bArReLs said:
Where are you watching? We've had no ads
Correct not seen a single add break the coverage has been fantastic so far. The cars sound great, what an awesome track it’s like a cross between Brands, Bathurst and Cadwell!

2 sMoKiN bArReLs

26,143 posts

198 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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Nice season Newgarden!

37chevy

3,280 posts

119 months

Sunday 22nd September 2019
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Cracking race that. Gotta love Herta, well deserved championship for Joseph...2020cant start soon enough!

CedricN

585 posts

108 months

Monday 23rd September 2019
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First season of Indy for me, and it has really been awesome racing at almost every race, and its so competitive its nuts. A bit of a mixed weekend for our swedes, a very very hard punishment for Felix which went from a potential pole to 14th for his spin during Q, though he took the Rookie of the year, well deserved. Was tough to see that marcus lost 5 places due to being locked in the pit, otherwise it would have been a nice result. A great race anyway.

I really look forward to next season, the driver level is really high, and a good mix of young and old, and very varying tracks. Its nice that you never know who will win until they cross the line.

ZX10R NIN

20,368 posts

88 months

Monday 23rd September 2019
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I've enjoyed this season racing this year has been more interesting than F1 but the F1 has been decent this year.

It'll be good to see how the Indycar guys get on at Bathurst in the V8 Holden Supercar.

rallycross

11,084 posts

200 months

Monday 23rd September 2019
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following yesterdays race just saw this clip of Mika Hakkinen driving Laguna Seca in a 1970 Can Am McLaren - gives a great drivers eye view of this circuit and shows up the elevation changes a bit more than you could see on the Indycar coverage yesterday - what an awesome track (and awesome sounding car this can Am is).

https://youtu.be/SDZdDUrN8ug


FourWheelDrift

81,674 posts

247 months

Tuesday 8th October 2019
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Marcus Ericsson has been signed up by Chip Ganassi Racing to form a 3 car team with Dixon and Rosenqvist for 2020.

FourWheelDrift

81,674 posts

247 months

Wednesday 30th October 2019
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An no place for James Hinchcliffe at Arrow McLaren Smith Peterson either, their driver pairing will be Patricio O'Ward and 2019 Indy Lights Champion Oliver Askew.