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2019 24 Hours of Le Mans

LouieLouie

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Anyone else try to sign up for the motortrend subscription? I think there are too many people trying to register at the same time. It won't let me register. Kind of a bummer.
 

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I don't know if there is still a livestream on fiawec.com
Used to be for free.
I think it's geo-blocked in the USA...not sure though. I had heard others that had problems with it though. FIA and ACO are hardly fan-friendly...they shut down a very good fan-made live timing service a few days ago too.

It'd be a shame if they can't get MTOD to work either. I'm watching on DirecTV at the moment.

 

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I think it's geo-blocked in the USA...not sure though. I had heard others that had problems with it though. FIA and ACO are hardly fan-friendly...they shut down a very good fan-made live timing service a few days ago too.

It'd be a shame if they can't get MTOD to work either. I'm watching on DirecTV at the moment.

I'm watching on Eurosport. They are showing the whole race free-to-air. :)
 

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I'm watching on Eurosport. They are showing the whole race free-to-air. :)
I like our current coverage here in the States better than what FOX did for us at least. Once they got rid of the SPEED channel a lot of it was online only or constantly bouncing between channels.

Very good battle between SMP and Rebellion so far. And GTE-Pro is a dogfight.
 

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I've always had a hard time watching LM compared to Daytona. Not sure why.

Working on a pro-mod tonight, so I'm missing the first 2/3 of the race.
 

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Over four hours in and the top four cars in GTE-Pro are covered by less than two seconds. Pretty phenomenal.

I've been surprised at the pace of the #8 Toyota compared to the #7. Seems a little strange to me.
 

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Brutal impact for the #64 Corvette. Don't know why they don't have all TECPRO or SAFER through the permanent parts of the circuit still.
Satoshi Hoshino should have his license revoked - for race and street cars.
That guy is just dangerous
Isn't that the same guy who randomly spun on the Mulsanne earlier? Even for an Am, he seems like a real wanker.
 

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Brutal impact for the #64 Corvette. Don't know why they don't have all TECPRO or SAFER through the permanent parts of the circuit still.

Isn't that the same guy who randomly spun on the Mulsanne earlier? Even for an Am, he seems like a real wanker.
Commentators said he was involved in at least five accidents this week.
And yes, he spun slowing down for a slow zone earlier today.
 

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Both Rebellions out of contention now. Sad. And some of the debris got onto one of the SMPs too.
 

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I don't know what Chevrolet has found compared to last year, but the C7 has done a complete 180 from last year's race pace.
 

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Buemi was about to go full Formula E send mode.

That would have been disastrous.
 

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Wow, Sørensen just whacked the tire barrier at high-speed.

He was limping, I know that had to hurt. Something had to break or something. He was carrying a lot of speed, I'm just glad he's out of the car under his own power.
 

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Odd-looking incident. Something may have broken. Brutal race for AMR, they got screwed with the post-qualifying BoP change IMO.

Seeing that #95 Aston crash brings up horrible memories from 2013.
Back then I learned that it is still possible to die in a race car.
It's sad how preventable that incident was. The portion of guardrail Allan hit had a tree directly behind it...

 

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Gutted for SMP, they had a great run going today with the 17. Solid trio of drivers as well.
Second time a car running third overall has wrecked, after the #3 Rebellion early in the race. Sucks to see, even if Toyota have problems the chances of someone capitalizing on it is getting lower.
 

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I'd really like to see Conway/Koboyashi/Maria Lopez get it done. Would be fun to see my guy Koboyashi be on that top step.

Honestly, I'd like to see a big name Toyota NASCAR driver at LeMans IMO. Kyle Busch would be interesting to see behind the wheel of one of these.
 

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Odd-looking incident. Something may have broken. Brutal race for AMR, they got screwed with the post-qualifying BoP change IMO.


It's sad how preventable that incident was. The portion of guardrail Allan hit had a tree directly behind it...


Wow. I never new this detail about this accident.



Was able to catch an hour of the race or so at work. No MT channel anywhere else tho sooooo
 
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