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Which is why they should’ve just raced on Monday. When I went to nascar in Joliet it got rained out, they just raced the next day.
 

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Good for him to speak out. Although it’s easy to say refund the fans when it’s not your money. I’m sure the track needs those funds as they paid a lot of money to host the race and pay everyone.
Yeah I’m sure he wouldn’t give up a penny of his $50m salary to help reimburse fans.

Why didn’t they reschedule for tomorrow?
 

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REALLY REALLY random thought. But TCG goes to F1 next year? Austin probably makes the most sense. Miami is probably going to be a shit show and insanely expensive... especially for the first year.
 

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REALLY REALLY random thought. But TCG goes to F1 next year? Austin probably makes the most sense. Miami is probably going to be a shit show and insanely expensive... especially for the first year.
I think I’m going to give you a bro hug (no docking). That’s a fucking awesome idea!!!
 

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I would most likely be down for this. Just a matter of how much it would be. Never been to a race before. Austin or Montreal would be my vote.
 

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Not a chance in hell I'm driving to Texas :rofl:
 

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It’s not that far, like 1100 miles. Would be hard to plan ahead for hotels that are enroute though.

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It wasn't too bad, price wise, when me Bru Bru and IDAFC21 IDAFC21 went years back.

Wouldn't conflict with Tour either...theoretically.
I didn’t think it was that bad considering how chock-full the weekend is with racing and other entertainment. I mean, we didn’t get to see any of that because we were rained out for two days before we saw any on track action, but theoretically.
 

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he was such a debbie downer at the end "What a miserable day" :LOL:

He's not wrong tho.

But I mean, what could they have really done today. That rain did NOT let up all day.
 

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srsly though, why didn't they reschedule for Monday

Props to the announcers for managing to talk for 3.5 hours with no racing to discuss whatsoever lol. NFW I could have done that
 

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REALLY REALLY random thought. But TCG goes to F1 next year? Austin probably makes the most sense. Miami is probably going to be a shit show and insanely expensive... especially for the first year.
I toyed with the idea of going to a Canada Grand Prix a few years ago when I had a buddy who lived in Detroit which was about halfway there IIRC.
 

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lol.. I was all excited to watch the race after the qualifying and avoided all spoilers. started the replay of the race and was like.. ohh rain.. 10 min delay. FastForward 10 mins.... ohh 20 min delay. forward 20 mins and was like ohh fuck. skipped like 45 min ahead.. then an hour. then to the podium celebration.. lol. That was a let down.
 

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srsly though, why didn't they reschedule for Monday

Props to the announcers for managing to talk for 3.5 hours with no racing to discuss whatsoever lol. NFW I could have done that
It came up at one point during the rain delay.

The Stewards have M-F jobs. There were logistical issues with the TV crew as well. They mentioned had it been postponed to today, the race may have happened (if there were stewards available) but it may not have been televised.
 

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Not to mention the logistics of having to delay all the transports a day. Granted they’re going to the Netherlands, only a few hours away, but still a massive undertaking.
 

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And it’s basically confirmed Russell goes to Mercedes. Gonna be an interesting year
Not exactly. Nothing is confirmed yet.

Kimi stating he is retiring is a fact that he himself announced. Anything regarding Russell is merely speculation at this point.
 

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Mercedes being weird, I know I heard someplace that they have there driver lineup set for next year but haven’t announced anything yet.
 

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I think they’re going to keep Bottas around for next year. They’re developing a new car and will want someone with experience to help sort it out. Can only do so much in a simulator. Can’t see them taking a risk with Russell, even though he’s fast in the current car. Hamilton, no matter his Whinyness says, won’t want to be dealing with a new driver while sorting out the car. Though it might give him an excuse if they falter. He definitely won’t want another Rosberg situation to contend with.
 

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