MotoGP: COTA Spoiler Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. sailor22

    sailor22 Jay Pegg pusher

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    There are numerous WERA and CCS level races that feature very close racing and despite all the noise about "I just want closer racing" very few people spectate at those events.

    Moto 2 and Moto 3 both feature a lot of wheel to wheel racing and only something like 3% of the spectators in the stands at North American races even know who the contenders are.

    I submit that there are lots of opportunities to follow series with very close wheel to wheel racing and yet few do.

    Why do you suppose that is?
  2. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Yeah. I don't have much interest in Division 3 basketball either, no matter how competitive, unless I know a player on the team personally. Same thing with local CMRA racing. If I'm there, I am there to root for a racer, not just to spectate.
  3. dsilver1007

    dsilver1007 Been here awhile

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    The lack of coverage for any form of motorcycle racing does not help with low spectator numbers. Few people are going to wake up 8am to watch a moto gp race or go out of there way to record a tuesday moto 3 race.