COMMENT: 16/17 June 2018 Le Mans

In some 17 years of following the race from afar, the 2018 edition wouldn’t rank in my top ten or fifteen. On the positive side there were some prominent highlights: a worthy winning team, a true test of endurance among the new LMP1 cars, some fascinating F1 visitors with very different approaches, a much better GT race than expected. And I once again enjoyed being a tiny part of the online endurance racing family.

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Weekend Preview: 23/24 June 2018 – Paul Ricard & Elkhart Lake

With apologies for the lack of post-race piece about Le Mans. I’ve got 1400 words in the edit where I’ve got stuck in rewrites, give me a day or two.

Coming up this weekend:

  • F1 – French GP, Paul Ricard, Le Castellet.
  • IndyCar – Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

Times are approximate and in British Summer Time.

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Weekend Preview: 16/17 June 2018 Le Mans

It’s the big one, the 24 Hours of Le Mans!

Times are approximate and in British Summer Time.

There are 60 cars with 180 drivers. 60 stories to follow. Three class races other than LMP1. Please do not belittle all of that just because the race for the win might be boring!

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COMMENT: 9/10 June 2018 Canada, Texas & Switzerland

Some of the races I’ve been watching.

  • IndyCar – DXC Technology 600, Fort Worth, Texas;
  • FE – Zürich ePrix, Switzerland;
  • F1 – Canadian Grand Prix, Montreal, Canada;

Times are approximate and in British Summer Time.

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COMMENT 2/3 June 2018: Double Detroit IndyCar

These are some of the races I’ve been watching.

  • IndyCar – 2x Detroit Grands Prix (Saturday & Sunday) from Belle Isle;

It was a gloriously sunny and hot weekend here in the South West of England so I was outside for all of it. No regrets at all.

I watched these races after work from Monday to Wednesday.

I haven’t found time for the IMSA race at Belle Isle – or Mid-Ohio. Having prioritised IndyCar I haven’t had time to watch the MotoGP yet either!

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