Any Indycar or Nascar fans here, or racing in general?

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Any Indycar or Nascar fans here, or racing in general?

 

The Indianapolis 500 is tommorrow.

 

Btw, I like Nascar too.  The Coca-Cola 600 at Charlette, NC is tomorrow night as well.  A full day of highlight racing is tomorrow.

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I'm not a huge fan, but my

I'm not a huge fan, but my dad is :)

I only like watching the Nascar races if I can be there in real life(it's far better that way XD), if not then I just wait for the end of the race to see who wins XD

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My family does not have cable

My family does not have cable tv, so I am not used to watching any games, races, cartoons, or anything of that sort, so... I am not really into it. :D

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We used to not have it

We used to not have it either...to be honest I don't watch tv much at all anymore though. I prefer watching stuff on the internet, more options and the best part...no commercials XD

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For Nascar, I like watching

For Nascar, I like watching it on Fox Sports better than any other.  I am curious to see what the second half of the Nascar season will be like on NBC and NBC Sports Network as this will be the first time in a long time that a Nascar race would be on NBC.

 

If you listen to Nascar or the Indy 500 on the radio, it seems to be more exciting than watching the race on TV.  Listening to races on the radio seems better in most cases than watching it on TV.  Sometimes I'd have the TV on with the sound turned down, but have the radio playing instead.  So if there is a wreak or an exciting move or something I can watch it unfold.

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I can honestly only get

I can honestly only get excited when I go to the track to watch the race. I like to be able to hear and see it live, not just on a tv screen. When watching it on the screen I'm just like, round and round...it's just not as interesting. I would love to watch a single lap race on a track with many random curves and different turns...that would be cooler to me, much quicker :D

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I would love to go to every

I would love to go to every race, but I don't have the time or the money to do so.  Road courses are interesting, but going to see a road course in person, you would not be able to watch the whole race if you were at an oval.

 

It may look like they are just going round and round on an oval, but there is more to than that.  Pit Stops, strategies, fuel and tires, how the car handles, are you at the front or back of the pack, does your car handle better on long or short green flag runs, is the car loose or tight and at what spots in the track, working as a team to not make any mistakes making the wrong changes in the pits and such, avoiding the wrecks when the happen, the skill of the driver to take a so-so car and have a top ten finish.  Going round and round on an oval is the easy part, every thing else during the race is hard.

 

Sorry if that sounded a little rant-ish.  But there is more to oval racing than just going round and round.  Wait until there is a restart or green flag pit-stops to see some excitement.

 

If you watch Darlington, Daytona, Charlotte, Dover, Martinsville, Tallagdega, Bristol, Richmond, or any short track race there is going to be excitement.

 

Some road course can be exciting, don't get me wrong, I just rather watch oval racing and especially short track racing.

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Btw, I don't have cable or

Btw, I don't have cable or anything like that.  Just good old network and local television.

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I don't go to every race...I

I don't go to every race...I actually haven't been to one in 5 or 6 years. I know there is more to it, like the strategy and all...I just don't have the patience to watch it all. I don't look unless I hear the word wreck, or if a pass is happening, or a pit stop..though wrecks can be bad so I feel kinda bad about being interested in them(especially since one of the drivers died several years ago) I would only watch road courses on tv also...for the full view of the track and all :p

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I do admit that some tracks

I do admit that some tracks and races in Nascar can get boring; especally if the same driver keeps winning all the time.  *cough* Jimmy Johnson *cough*  But Nascars new format for the post season has made good jolt to revamp the sport.