May 23, 2006

F1 on SPEED!: Monaco

This is it. The Crown Jewel of the F1 calendar. The pagentry, the glitz, the glamour, the spectacle that is Monaco. The only real road course... and the Official First Overseas Reader, Flotsky, will BE there.

Lucky b@$tard.

For the rest of us poor schmucks, here's the televison schedule... all times central, add one for eastern, subtract two for west coast (Steven, that means you), and add the square-root of -1 for the denizens of Flatland.

First up, we get a rare THURSDAY practice session, since Monaco doesn't allow Friday practices... prolly because it prevents the world's tax dodgers from getting "home". Anyway, at 7am Thursday, 5/25/06, we've got live coverage which is replayed on...

FRIDAY, May 26th, at both 11am and 9pm.

SATURDAY, May 27th, brings us what should be an absolutely insane qualifying session. It's not as if there's a whole raftload of room on the streets of Monaco; expect a red-flag to throw all of quals into a tizzy, beginning at 7am. Replay the madness at 9pm that night.

SUNDAY, for all of you named 'Official First Reader Mallory', we've got the GP2 series race at 5am... then the REAL race is run, but we here in the US don't get to see it until somewhere around noon (check your local listings) on CBS. Yay.

Don't miss a bit of the fun from Monaco! And Flotsky, we will want a report...

Posted by: Wonderduck at 04:30 PM | Comments (2) | Add Comment
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1 News to me! I may have said that my sister plans to get me there in future, but unfortunately this year it is not the case

I am actually going to be travelling back from Brighton whilst it is on, so instead it will be the first one I haven't watched live on the TV this season. Still can't wait for it though.

Posted by: flotsky at May 23, 2006 07:15 PM (6T2ID)

2 "I'm going to brush my suit off ready for Monaco."

I guess I misunderstood what you meant, Flotsky... I thought you meant you were getting ready to go to Monaco! I know you had mentioned going there.

Whoops. My bad... I'll want a report on Brighton instead.

Posted by: Wonderduck at May 24, 2006 01:36 AM (y6n8O)

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