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@wismut nice write up of Korea 2011 in the roundup! I’m going this year and I’m staying in Gwangju. Where did you find the bus straight to the circuit from Gwangju? That sounds really handy! View
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9th April 2013, 6:30 at 6:30 am
I’m another user who used the RSS feed a lot. A decent RSS feed was one of the reasons why I preferred to use this site over others. Without it, I’ll probably visit here less often.
9th April 2013, 6:28 at 6:28 am
Keith posted elsewhere that the RSS feeds have been deliberately ditched. Something to do with re-posting content elsewhere. I guess it’s a drive to get more people to view the website (and thus see/click more ads) rather than do it all from Google Reader.
Personally, rather than read F1fantatic every day, I’m going to ditch the (now useless) RSS feed and just check in at race weekends. It’s a shame – the RSS feed was a great way to keep up with the site.
9th April 2013, 6:25 at 6:25 am
Don’t believe everything you read in the Western media. I live in Korea, and nothing is happening. Nothing has changed. Nobody is worried. This kind of rhetoric happens every few years. The Grand Prix will be ditched because it’s awful (no interest, no atmosphere, no money) and is a massive waste of money.
18th January 2012, 9:07 at 9:07 am
Sky are assembling quite a team now. Getting intrigued as to how their coverage will be.
18th January 2012, 9:06 at 9:06 am
@mclaren – I am in a similar position to you, I shall watch it online via other links. However, if Sky offered an online-only subscription, I would be happy to pay. I’m going to be watching it from South Korea, so can’t subscribe to a full Sky package, and would be more than happy to pay for a high quality online stream.
7th May 2011, 6:18 at 6:18 am
Pedrosa did an excellent job to finally get ahead of Lorenzo last weekend. Not a classic race, but a jolly exciting finish.
29th April 2011, 1:53 at 1:53 am
You’re right Ned, I do need to update my location! Although I’ll be back to Oxford in August :-)
Are UK ESPN and Motors TV free-to-air digital channels? I don’t like cable TV packages and would much prefer that racing is on plain ol’ Freeview.
28th April 2011, 14:11 at 2:11 pm
Sorry, who broadcasts it these days? It had disappeared off terrestrial TV last time I looked. Are any of them on Freeview?
I’m living in Korea at the moment, so I rely entirely on the internet, which why I wanted some live streams on WRC.com!
28th April 2011, 3:55 at 3:55 am
I think the random running order is a great idea. Stopping on the stage just seems like madness.
I followed the WRC when it was on BBC and then Channel 4 I think in the late 1990s and early 2000s. I remember Burns driving alongside Makinen, and then Solberg winning the 2001 (I think) championship after McRae rolled out of Rally GB. Or was it 2003? Perhaps the latter. Excellent decider, that!
Lost interest as Loeb started dominating and the manufacturers pulled out, but always kept in touch. Pretty excited about this season so far, and have been following it using the (a bit dodgy) WRC iPhone app.
I think the sport really needs live video streaming, or at the very least, a decently edited 30 minute roundup of each day, broadcast at the end of the day on the internet. One minute clips and text reports just don’t seem enough to sustain interest. The presentation of the WRC Radio is awful in my opinion. And why isn’t the Power Stage broadcast on the WRC.com website?
22nd March 2011, 1:47 at 1:47 am
I’ve been following MotoGP since 2006 I think. It has its ups and downs.
As slr said, Stoner vs. Rossi USA 2008 and Lorenzo vs. Rossi Catalunya 2009 were some excellent battles indeed! There was a three way fight between Lorenzo, Rossi & Pedrosa at Catalunya too…I think it might have been 2008.
25th October 2010, 3:23 at 3:23 am
We stayed in Mokpo in the end, but from the information we had before setting off, it wasn’t clear whether we should be heading to Mokpo or Gwangju. Perhaps you found some better information! Gwangju had much better transport links, hence why we needed to get there.
And you’re right about the roads – they just aren’t up for that kind of traffic.
The race was certainly enjoyable, and I will be returning next year. I should imagine the place will be completely transformed by next year.
Oh, and they couldn’t even get the race order / car number tower thing working!
24th August 2010, 2:07 at 2:07 am
Silverstone 1995 was my first as well! I remember at the time blaming Schumacher for the accident because Hill was the local hero. It was only after watching F1 for a little while, I realised Hill’s move was useless.
19th August 2010, 0:53 at 12:53 am
Oh how silly! Not even in the f1.com website? How frustrating. I may just wait for the bit torrent of the BBC feed then, and watch it on Monday mornings. I hate the idea of blackouts. Thanks all :)
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