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Offline Gordo

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Reminder, F1 on Duke this weekend.
« on: March 14, 2019, 03:20:40 pm »
As per title.
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Offline td19

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Re: Reminder, F1 on Duke this weekend.
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2019, 08:34:23 am »
.... and on Spark Sport, just in time.

Offline Gordo

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Re: Reminder, F1 on Duke this weekend.
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2019, 02:19:42 pm »
Many of us are former SPARK clients... Disappointed DUKE isn't covering the practice as well - that is usually rather interesting as they shake the cobwebs out and tweak the new setups.
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Offline The Red Warrior

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Re: Reminder, F1 on Duke this weekend.
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2019, 08:38:50 pm »
My wife just signed up so we can watch the F1. Bonus is they’ve got the daily highlights of the WRC I can catch up on too.

Offline Gordo

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Re: Reminder, F1 on Duke this weekend.
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2019, 07:45:48 pm »
Just logged into the F1.com official site and they've cut down their free service even further.
It would seem to still be a better deal than SPARK if just interested in that as it was, IIRC, a little over $40 for a year's coverage of the F1, 2 and 3 with camera options, on demand, previous races and documentaries - actually seems like rather good value if you don't mind spending the money.

TBH, all this messing the viewers around by the managing bodies and service providers is turning me off the sport ofter DECADES of watching all the races, etc - wand how many others will just stop and how it is going to affect their profits?
I fear a bit for Williams - they finished last placed team last year and, rather than invest in proven drivers who could make the most of the car, this year they have a new, unproven (in this class which is a big step up) youngster and a very good driver who has been out of the sport for several years and is still well below full strength - I should note, Kubica is one of my favourite drivers and sports'people, but this may be too much for his weakened arm.
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Offline schattenblau

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Re: Reminder, F1 on Duke this weekend.
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2019, 12:19:40 pm »
signed up for spark free trial.
there's still a few bugs, especially if you try to access across several devices but nothing major.

i watched all the wrc highlights.

video qualiity is good
sound ok for streaming
5.1 surround would have been expected

Offline RS ZWEI

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Re: Reminder, F1 on Duke this weekend.
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2019, 10:46:37 am »
What did we think of the first F1 race of the year?
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Re: Reminder, F1 on Duke this weekend.
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2019, 10:28:57 pm »
first race i've watched in ages.

drs is a big wank

goood to see hamilton beaten by a whopping 21sec.

overall i thought it was very good.

wrc is still better though

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Offline The Red Warrior

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Re: Reminder, F1 on Duke this weekend.
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2019, 10:30:23 pm »
What did we think of the first F1 race of the year?


Grrrr, grrrr, grrrr! Did I mention grrrr?
I knew pre season testing doesn’t mean a lot, but I at least thought Ferrari would have been competitive. I don’t think my Ferrari flag at work will be going up any time soon.