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  • #269376
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    1. What country are you in (and state, if applicable)
    Argentina

    2. Which channels broadcast F1 near you?
    Fox Sports (Latin America)

    3. Do they show all the races live or only a limited number (if so, how many?)
    All of them

    4. Do they also show qualifying live?
    Yes (and it depends – see question 6)

    5. Do they also show practice sessions live?
    Depends (see question 6)

    6. If they are a subscription channel, what does a full year’s subscription cost (excluding limited time offers)?
    It’s not free, you’ve got to pay for the provider. Depending on what pack you’ve got (standard vs digital+HD), you get all the races and qualy live and some practice sessions live too (depends what other sporting event is taking place which might be more important).

    HD pack costs around 1600 pesos a year (roughtly 1500 euros).
    The standard, non HD shows every race live, and a couple of repeats during Sunday most of the time and it’s considerably cheaper…

    7. Do they broadcast coverage online? If so please post link/s
    Nope.

    8. Please supply any other relevant information such as alternative viewing options
    I have the HD pack, so I watch the race on the telly and listen to SkyF1 coverage from illegal online streams on my laptop. There’s a bit of a gap between what’s happening on both broadcasts but it works just fine!

    #269078
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    @joey-poey damn whoever put that fence there…! :P

    I’m sure about that. I usually go to the Rookie class and beat them just to feel nice hehe !

    #269067
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    @george I’ve just raced against @joey-poey :D ! battling it out on the track and all !

    He won, I crashed against the fence and recovered to 8th. At least I got some iRating and SR back… but I could’ve finished 3rd or so :’(

    It’s a nice series that one. I cannot wait for it to move onto another track, Charlotte is not my cup of tea.

    But great fun !

    #268588
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    “Let’s build the best car we can, let’s spend millions researching new solutions so we can have an advantage over our competition that the FIA will diminish with ballast because that’s the right way to do for the field to be competitive”

    Yeah… that always work.

    Again. Why? why is this needed? if they don’t want the dominant car to win, why not saying: “ok, as Mercedes is winning too much, from now on the winner will be the first non-Mercedes to cross the finishing line”.

    After the races we’ve been having this feels so so out of times!

    #268223
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    @george Got some enemies already…

    God was Week 13 stressful. I did a lot of races, and had an astonishing rate of incidents… Maybe the splits were too fast so I got ahead of myself more often than not.

    Hope once Season 3 starts, I’ll be against closer competition.

    I’m planning on doing the Cadillac, and/or the Spec Ford and/or the Solstice. Buying a 6 track pack would allow me to do 8 weeks of 2 of those season, and get the 10 dollars back. Hope I manage it!

    You guys?

    #268515
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    @george BTW, what kind of wheel and pedals are you using? :) just out of curiosity!

    #268514
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    @george you certainly are good ! I cannot imagine how that Lotus behaves. It must be terribly difficult!

    I’ll try later to get the Caddy round Laguna and see how far off your pace I am :P!

    #268396
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    @george I’ve tried it and it’s incredibly difficult. Quite tail happy and incredibly heavy on the front, like it’s never turning in. But I guess I have to give it a try and race it, because it’s the most powerful car I currently own.

    I’d like to get the Skippy but to do a full season with it I need to buy even more tracks. I’ll leave that for season 4 I suppose.

    I prefer teh MX5. Maybe because I’ve been racing it since day 1. The Solstice in comparision feels like a street car, while the Mazda is like a little touring car.

    BTW just had the most amaizing race ever. Started from the pitlane, overtook everyone up to 4th at Lime Rock with the MX5. Missed 4th at the line by 0.008 secs because a backmaker (who was fair, making way and all) slowed me down and I lost momentum.

    #268301
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    I’m on Chrome. And just now, after trying again, I could post in that thread. @davidnotcoulthard

    #268300
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    I made some enemies recently :P Week 13 really is madness https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdkKcnTFuFw :P

    I’m planning on racing 2 of the following 3 D Class series: Cadillacs, Solstice (boring thing!), Spec Fords. I’ll probably try my luck with the Spec Ford, which is something I can drive more or less safely and fast, and try to get used to the faster Caddy.

    I’ll buy my first pack of 6 tracks to do the 8 weeks needed to get the 10 dollars in credit. Then I’ll see if I can get the Skippy or something else. :)

    you @george ?

    #268228
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    I cannot comment in the F1 games forum. Checking now if I can here…

    EDIT: I can… but I can’t in the iraching thread. I posted a reply and this appears: http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk/groups/f1-games/forum/reply/268194/

    Just says “Reply To: iRacing Thread” in big blue letters and nothing else.

    #266750
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    @george this is fantastic help, mate, very much appreciated !

    I’ll definetly come to you to ask questions in the (probably very near) future ! :)

    #266743
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    @george

    Yeah, I suppose I can keep myself in Class D. I won’t be part of any Class D races anyway until the end of the season, so whenever I want it or not, I’ll just have to stick with it.

    I suppose it’s better to start buying tracks rather than cars. If I buy cars, I probably would have to buy tracks aswell because the calendar is full of tracks I don’t yet own.

    BTW, I saw in your link. What is Week 13 exactly? I thought the series ran in a 12 week period.

    Also, I see in that link that the series for next season are going to change. Is that always the case after every season? Do they publish the calendar (i.e. the tracks for each week) before the end of the week?

    Cheers again ! very helpful !

    #266705
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    Aaaah wait, I see ! they changed it to Rookie Class, so that’s why I doesn’t add up… Damn, I’ll have to buy content !

    #266703
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    Yeah, I’m close to Class C now. Only need 2 more races/time trials. :P

    Mind if I ask you something @george ? I played 2 races at Laguna Seca with the Legends Ford but none of them counted towards my MPR. Why? was it because it only had 3 people in the race both times? is there a minimum participants requirement for a race to count towards your MPR?

    Cheers !

    BTW, how do you chat on iracing?? I see your name online but cannot talk to you…

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