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    1. 06-12-2019 10:29 AM #26
      Free practice right now.

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      06-12-2019 10:53 AM #27
      Well, seeing as I don't have cable, I'll have to check if my Hulu has it, or if I am at the mercy of streams again this year. Why is getting coverage in the US so problematic? WHY DO THEY HATE RACEFANS SO MUCH?
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      06-12-2019 10:56 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by steelgatorb8 View Post
      I was getting ready to bitch about not having Motor Trend/Velocity in my cable package and not giving them another dime but turns out I have it after all!

      Everything is now better than expected for this weekend.
      Found MT on my cable last night and confirmed that all 24 hours are already on the schedule starting at 8am Saturday morning. I am super excited. Like others have said, in the years past it has been an absolute chore to find a sustainable viewing option. Really looking forward to this - let's all make sure to watch the whole thing and maybe this will trigger some future action.

    5. 06-12-2019 11:12 AM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by dubdaze68 View Post
      Well, seeing as I don't have cable, I'll have to check if my Hulu has it, or if I am at the mercy of streams again this year. Why is getting coverage in the US so problematic? WHY DO THEY HATE RACEFANS SO MUCH?

      Free 14 day trial with the Motortrend app should get you everything you need, including practices, qualifying and flag to flag race coverage.

      Pretty problem free.
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      06-12-2019 11:59 AM #30
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      06-12-2019 12:04 PM #31
      Nice, thanks!
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      06-12-2019 12:27 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by Silly_me View Post
      Unlike the horrid coverage that SPEED provided (two hours of Le Mans, break for a few hours of rerun NASCAR pundits ) it seems that MT will stay true to the coverage they provided last year;


      Awesome! Last year I couldn't watch it for some reason and didn't realize they did that, so this year I'll catch at least a big chunk of it.
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      06-12-2019 02:17 PM #33
      changes to the 2019/2020 Toyota drivers lineup:

      Quote Originally Posted by motorsport.com
      Ex-Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley will slot straight into the seat vacated by Fernando Alonso in Toyota's line-up for the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship season.
      https://us.motorsport.com/wec/news/h...oyota/4471537/
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    10. 06-12-2019 05:20 PM #34
      Huge crash for the provisional pole Toyota #7, LMP2 drove straight into him on the racing line will recovering from a spin. Major damage and incredibly stupid driving from the P2.

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      06-12-2019 05:36 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by Venom21 View Post
      Huge crash for the provisional pole Toyota #7, LMP2 drove straight into him on the racing line will recovering from a spin. Major damage and incredibly stupid driving from the P2.
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      I heard both drivers are ok.
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      06-12-2019 07:18 PM #36
      whoa, what a bonehead move!

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      06-12-2019 07:19 PM #37
      separate incident, but I hope Krohn is ok, but FFS he spends more time off the track than on. hang up the gear and watch from the garage/wall man.

      Quote Originally Posted by Sportscar365
      Dempsey-Proton Racing is waiting to decide on whether it can continue in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race week after Tracy Krohn’s heavy accident in Wednesday Free Practice.
      https://sportscar365.com/lemans/wec/...ractice-crash/
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      06-12-2019 07:33 PM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by Pushrods View Post
      Free 14 day trial with the Motortrend app should get you everything you need, including practices, qualifying and flag to flag race coverage.

      Pretty problem free.
      Not bad, if I didn’t have so much going on I’d probably do this.
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      06-13-2019 11:03 AM #39
      Can anyone explain the 3 qualifying sessions to me? Does having the best time in the first qualifying mean anything vs. the third? In this year's case, it sounds like sessions 2-3 could be rainy which means better times probably won't be done, but just curious if there's any difference between each session.

    16. 06-13-2019 03:40 PM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by amusante1002 View Post
      Can anyone explain the 3 qualifying sessions to me? Does having the best time in the first qualifying mean anything vs. the third? In this year's case, it sounds like sessions 2-3 could be rainy which means better times probably won't be done, but just curious if there's any difference between each session.
      There is no difference between the sessions, only the best time each car does overall matters. Even though its qualifying, most teams just treat them as practice unless they think they can set a faster time.

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      06-13-2019 03:49 PM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      Not bad, if I didn’t have so much going on I’d probably do this.
      it's definitely what I'm doing, they're even running a promotion for father's day right now on their monthly plan so if I feel like the content is worth it I may keep it going
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      06-13-2019 06:26 PM #42
      huge bummer for Porsche factory driver Pat Long:

      Quote Originally Posted by Sportscar365
      Krohn Not Cleared to Race; No. 99 Proton Porsche Withdrawn
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      The absence of a Bronze-rated driver, required for all GTE-Am entries, would have prevented Long and Jonsson from completing the race as a duo, unless the entry had been moved to GTE-Pro
      ugh - driver rankings.

      https://sportscar365.com/lemans/wec/...che-withdrawn/
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      06-13-2019 06:31 PM #43
      That sucks.

      Thanks Tracy.
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      06-13-2019 11:05 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by Metallitubby View Post
      That sucks.

      Thanks Tracy.
      especially for the crew since they scrambled to build a backup car and have it ready for today.
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      06-13-2019 11:08 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by n0rdicalex. View Post
      especially for the crew since they scrambled to build a backup car and have it ready for today.
      It sucks for the entire team I'm sure. Hard work after the crash only to be told that your geriatric AM driver is the reason why.
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      06-14-2019 01:39 AM #46
      Looks like I'm getting nothing done this weekend.

      I'll stock up my refrigerators on Friday and spend the weekend mostly stairing at my TV.

      Thanks, Andy.

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      06-14-2019 06:43 AM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by Just another GTI View Post

      Thanks, Andy.
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    24. 06-14-2019 08:12 AM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by Metallitubby View Post
      It sucks for the entire team I'm sure. Hard work after the crash only to be told that your geriatric AM driver is the reason why.
      Well, Krohn pays the bills so they can race in the first place though.

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      06-14-2019 08:13 AM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by Venom21 View Post
      Well, Krohn pays the bills so they can race in the first place though.
      Oh I'm well aware.
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      06-14-2019 09:13 AM #50
      I’m excited, one of the most wonderful times of the year.

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