F1 Austin... Best news this week

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Jurgen, May 25, 2010.

  1. brewer90

    brewer90 Been here awhile

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    I got my ticket. Unfortunately it is for the Formula Run foot race around the track on 11/3 and not the real thing. However it will be cool to actually get on the track.
  2. pacman1

    pacman1 Long timer

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    Yes.

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  4. bobobob

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    I thought it was going to be an F1 race.

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  5. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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  6. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Ah, so you can score us tickets!

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  7. Truckin_Thumper

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    Bollocks Farts with an Accent™

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    In-laws got tickets for the race, Grandstand...I'm so fucking jealous. I used to work at Silverstone so got to see a lot of F1 racing, you just can't beat the sound and smell.
    I'm thinking of going for the GP in April. :clap
  9. Dave.0

    Dave.0 Been here awhile

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    Im going - turn one seats. Plan to hit moto gp as well. We went to F1 in Montreal the last two years, it's a great show live.
  10. JohnDavid

    JohnDavid Been here awhile

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    <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/eTqxgMmKQnI" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="720" width="1280"></iframe>

    ^Best visual representation I have seen yet.
    I am excited!
  11. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    As long as she brings back souvenirs.

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  12. JohnDavid

    JohnDavid Been here awhile

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    I just signed up for the run too.
  13. EvilGenius

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    The way the season is shaping up, this will be a very important race on an unfamiliar track. It is going to be a fun weekend.
  15. brewer90

    brewer90 Been here awhile

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    I did the Formula Run yesterday. The track itself is great but I was surprised at how much construction is still going on in the infield. They were still building bleachers and doing a bunch of earthwork. The main grandstands seem to be finished and the only work I saw going was minor punchlist type activity in the garages. That first corner is going to be awesome. I predict a lot of carbon fiber in Turn 1 on Lap 1 come raceday.

    Getting to the track is going to be a total clusterfuck though. 5000 people did the run and traffic was backed up for 1.5 hrs to get into the track. It was super foggy but there are other issues. The main entrance to the track is fed by a two lane road. This road intersects a toll road but the exit off the toll road to it is only one lane. If you are heading southbound on 130 then you are screwed by this traffic flow. Definitely take public transportation to the track and plan for it take at least 3 hrs to get there.
  16. viajero

    viajero Too old to be a nOOb

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    Here it comes.
  17. Altitude

    Altitude n00b

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    Man I would LOVED to have gone but ticket prices are crazy. But the German will shine again Im sure and clinch his 3rd title.
  18. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Anyone know if this will be broadcasted on local stations or do you need sat/cable to watch?
  19. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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    Speedvision has it. Channel 607 on Direct TV. So cable or sat is needed.


    AKA SpeedTV.
  20. EvilGenius

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    :cry



    Even bigger :cry that Speedvision isn't what it originally was.