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Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by Legacy777 » Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:58 pm

I watched the Australian opener this morning and it wasn't too bad. The commentating wasn't super annoying and there was actually a couple leader changes.
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by subytech » Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:07 pm

Well now that the season is well over with I think I can say that NBC did an outstanding job. I have watched F1 on Speed for years and was a little worried about how NBC would do, but I ended up loving their format. I know a lot of people think Leigh Diffey is annoying, but he doesn't bother me. I also thought it was very cool that they were all on site for Monaco last year. Add to all this that NBC has Indy Car rights and their ability to cross reference on air makes it even easier for U.S. fans to get into the sport. All and all, for me, a great year. I can't wait for this season, especially with the new 1.6L turbo V6 engines.
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by matt00rs25 » Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:22 am

Hopefully the competition is a little more even. Gets boring watching the same guy always win.

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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by Legacy777 » Sat Jan 25, 2014 12:09 am

Yeah, I thought NBC did a pretty good job and am looking forward to the new season starting.
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by subytech » Sat Jan 25, 2014 2:41 am

Yea everyone has a point about this being and epic era with all the records the Vettel is breaking, but yea gets old only watching second place. If nothing else it should be entertaining to watch everyone iron out the massive rules changes this year. I expect lots of fiery engine deaths!
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by Legacy777 » Sat Jan 25, 2014 4:00 am

Yeah, hopefully the new engines and chassis changes will mix things up a little bit.
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by Legacy777 » Sat Mar 15, 2014 10:50 pm

The season opener at Melbourne is this weekend. The new engines just don't have the same sound as the old ones. That's probably the one thing I don't like.
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by mike-tracy » Sat Mar 15, 2014 11:42 pm

How do they compare sonically to thr turbo cars of old?
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by kleinkid » Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:44 am

Will be live on NBC Sports, tonight at 10:30 pm PDST.

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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by Legacy777 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:29 am

They sound like poo compared to the old school turbo monsters.

The technology is cool and I think it is definitely cutting edge, but I wish they sounded better than they do.
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by Legacy777 » Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:47 pm

It was another great and unexpected race at Montreal today! Bahrain was a good race, but this one was pretty damn good as well.
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by jefferson » Tue Jun 10, 2014 3:19 am

The turbo V6's of the 90's sounded good compared to the sound of this new iteration. Seems strange that they can sound so different and be the same type of engine.
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Re: Formula 1 on NBC Sports

Post by Legacy777 » Sun Jun 15, 2014 4:47 am

Yeah....they need to do something about the sound....WRC cars sound better. Hell...my car sounds better....haha :lol:
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