Originally Posted by artful dodger
This is my first posting on the Forum so hello,
As for comments? Well i will be polite but its the sign of the times my friend, the people who run these TV stations have no idea what the punters like to see any more, it seems that they are not interested at all, i am suprised really as i would have thought with the revenue that can be made with advertising these days they would jump at the chance of showing races though out the year.
I am retired so i'm Old!lol but i can remember when an event like this at Spa would have been one of the Classic events of the year like the Le Mans/ Monte Carlo etc , i of course would not expect full coverage of a 24hr event but the start and finish and say an update every couple of hours would would be great i would say,
Who knows perhaps one day it might happen!
First of all, welcome to No Grip.
You don't list your location so I have no idea where you live. I believe most of the race, or at least a good portion of it, was televised in the UK and other parts of Europe.
I can only comment on why this event was not televised in the US: Money
. There simply isn't enough interest in this type of racing to generate more advertising revenue than the infomercials or trashy TV shows that Speed TV now broadcasts. I don't think things will change anytime soon, if ever...unless the perhaps the network is flooded with tons of emails...
I just can't believe there wasn't SOME type of live streaming media, via video or Radio LeMans, for this race. Unbelievable.