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Does anyone else watch? In my opinion the last year or so it has been more interesting than Nascar. Much of it due to how boring Nascar has become. The racing seems to be either real bad or real good. I think that running in the rain also makes it more interesting. The one thing I know for sure is that it is easy to watch when they run in Europe. You can roll out of bed on Sun morning turn on the TV and they are ready to start.

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Formula 1 is great. The driver's title being decided on the last corner of the last lap of the last race is a pretty fun sport to be part of. Watching cars turn left 1000 times in a row gets pretty old. Also, the lack of technology development in the NASCAR series is pretty disappointing. NASCAR should push for a kinetic energy recovery system in an alternate form, say hydraulic. That might make it interesting. Watching desperate drivers crash into each other and take out half the field isn't very entertaining.

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They are 2 totally different types of racing. You can't even compare the 2. F1 is high tech/high $ engineering driven racing, and NASCAR is more old school.

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I like the start of the F1 races though. Dead stop at the flagstand, green light, all hell breaks loose into the first turn. Then I fall asleep.

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Remember it's not just Europe: It is arguably the most popular racing in the rest of the world. A Nascar driver could only dream of making the kind of money that F1 drivers make.

Of course, some don't like driving there either and come to Nascar i.e. Montoya, Carpentier, Papas and probably a few others.

DD

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I have caught many early Sunday morning F1 races...Definitely high tech, but as boring as it gets. Very few passes for the lead. Very few passes period!!

Nascar's COT is designed to let low budget teams still come to the races. This is getting back to the grass roots of Nascar and better not change!!

Watching drivers bang into one another for the lead is why we watch. F1 fans might be looking for interesting. I'm looking for exciting.

F1 is okay with a cup of coffee in the morning. Plenty of skill involved and incredible G-forces. But all of the cars seem to be on a rail.

And here in the great USA alot of us still can't get the image of the guy "parking" his car before the finish line so his buddy could take the checkers!! At least in Nascar they don't make "taking a dive" look so obvious!!

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B.I.R I live across the road from it been there twice just for something to do on a sat afternoon and drink some beer (free tickets) and experience the noise and the feeling on the chest but an hr of that once a yr is enuff after u see 5 go down the track that enuff

the rest is like havin a headache and beating ur head against the wall lol

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