November 23, 2016

F1 on TV: Abu Dhabi 2016

Instead of clicking "save" on the original version of this post, which would then allow you, my readers, to actually read it, I instead clicked "view site."  While this gave me a wonderful view of my front page, it didn't do a thing for the post, which immediately disappeared into the same place that your other sock goes to.  As a result, you're getting this for a preview for the final Grand Prix of the season, the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi.

That's the track.  It's very safe, with lots and lots of run-off area.  It's also quite dull, with practically no place to pass in the first and third sectors, and since the second sector has both DRS zones, anybody who makes a pass in the first will likely be passed by the victim in the second. 

What the hell are those?
Still, this is what we've got.  It's the final race, and the deciding race for the driver's championship.  If Nico Rosberg finishes 4th or above, he wins no matter what Lewis Hamilton does.  If Hamilton finishes fifth or below, it doesn't matter what Rosberg does, he wins.  If Rosberg finishes ahead of Hamilton, he wins.  It looks grim for Hamilton, doesn't it?

No, really... what the hell is that?
The Legendary Announce Team's broadcast schedule is as follows:
Practice 2: 7a - 830a  live on NBCSN
Quals:  7a - 830a  live on CNBC
Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi: 630a - 9a  live on NBCSN

All times Pond Central... but after all these years, you should know that by now.  Of course, the final F1Update! of the 2016 season will meander its way to you sometime after the race.  See ya then!

Posted by: Wonderduck at 11:15 PM | Comments (3) | Add Comment
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1 Is it just me or is that track really... blocky-looking? (Also a bit like an alien handgun, but hey.)

Posted by: GreyDuck at November 24, 2016 12:01 PM (rKFiU)

2 Nope, it's not just you.  It's those stupid right-angle turns that make Sector 3 such a nightmare to race on.

And I've noticed the "alien tentaclegun" similarity too...

Posted by: Wonderduck at November 24, 2016 09:31 PM (vZvpB)

3 The championship is up for grabs but somehow I can't really make myself worry about it. Both guys are in cars that can expect to finish 2nd from a

Posted by: Avatar_exADV at November 25, 2016 06:48 PM (/lg1c)

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