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Old Yesterday, 18:07 (Ref:3864289)   #661
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Check out the Creventic 24 hours of COTA on youtube folks. Got some familiar faces and cars in it. I tell you this pro gentleman driver series does a pretty darn good job showing IMSA of how to manage a race. You don't need a safety car/full course yellow for stalled cars and debris.

Somehow I got the impression after they did a Ben Keating interview (and this was not said directly), that another team tried to buy off Jerome Bleekomolen to join their team. My gut that it was the MacNeils, but it looks like Ben was able to resist the challenge.
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Quite a bit.

If you'll scroll up and take another look, you'll see that my original comment specified that NBC was the only "involved party" that would want that ad broadcast at the time. You attempted to correct me by pointing out that there were two such parties - NBC and IndyCar. However, IndyCar was not involved with the broadcast, as it was a NASCAR broadcast, so while IndyCar would indeed be happy to see the ad, your correction is inaccurate because IndyCar was NOT involved with the broadcast, and as such was not an "involved party" with the broadcast.

My comment was nothing more than noting the error in your attempt to correct me. As you note, it was NBC self-promoting, which is exactly what my comments on the involved party implies.
Au contraire. It was, and will be, NBC broadcasts of the three series races. None of the series "broadcast" anything at all. NBC, rightly, promoted the Indycar coverage, just as in my above hypothetical which aids NBC getting more "Judge" viewers from the soap advert; more eyeballs period for the sponsors of the broadcasts, which in turn rewards NBC by their continuing to sponsor; providing NBC with more revenue, which is why they're in the business of broadcasting and promoting any show.....

'Not real important anywho, is it?
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Au contraire. It was, and will be, NBC broadcasts of the three series races. None of the series "broadcast" anything at all. NBC, rightly, promoted the Indycar coverage, just as in my above hypothetical which aids NBC getting more "Judge" viewers from the soap advert; more eyeballs period for the sponsors of the broadcasts, which in turn rewards NBC by their continuing to sponsor; providing NBC with more revenue, which is why they're in the business of broadcasting and promoting any show.....

And....? That doesn't make IndyCar involved with the broadcast the way NASCAR is. So when you corrected me initially, you were still wrong. It was an NBC broadcast of a NASCAR race, making NASCAR and NBC the involved parties, same as it would be with an NBC IMSA broadcast due to NASCAR owning IMSA. IndyCar is only involved in broadcasts of their own races; The choice to advertise IndyCar during NASCAR is NBC's choice alone. So your original correction is still wrong.
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We're off topic...I PMed ya...
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We're off topic...I PMed ya...

Only slightly. NASCAR does own IMSA, after all. ;P
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More like it's a personal measuring contest and frankly you're both immature children fighting over the last toy. We get it, you're both right and cooler than I'll ever be. Move the hell on with your lives
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Some more relevant 'pre-possible-eventual-maybe-announcements':

Sebring (team has already confirmed Daytona): https://sportscar365.com/lemans/wec/...r-12h-sebring/

post 2019: https://sportscar365.com/imsa/iwsc/h...rts-expansion/
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"[b]Sebring (team has already confirmed Daytona): https://sportscar365.com/lemans/wec/...r-12h-sebring/[/b}"
Had me t'inkin' "No way!....a thousand miles and then 12 hours?!". But, alas, upon reading the article, I see it would be another car. Made me reminisce, back in the day....some WSC teams would run again in Sunday's CanAm race with the same cars that they ran in Saturday's 6 Hours at Watkins Glen.
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