F1 » NASCAR clash always likely, admits Horner


Team bosses admit that going up against NASCAR finale is unfortunate for USGP, but agree that F1 needs to make Austin event work for it in future years.

Sort Comments: Oldest | Newest

The Old Man - Unregistered

November 18, 2012 12:49 AM

I don't see much overlap. It's like a scheduling conflict between a wine-tasting and a pie-eating contest..... it is not really a conflict at all.

Besides, the NASCAR moment came and went. Their numbers (TV, attendance, & sponsorship dollars) are way down. They will go back to tractor pulls or fake pro-wrestling or something. Maybe CB radios will make a comeback. Who cares?

Yak - Unregistered

November 18, 2012 1:05 PM

Yeah, I don't think the clash is really much of a clash. I would suspect the two are fairly different markets. I think the bigger problem is the apparent lack of promotion for the F1 event. You might not be competing with NASCAR for its fans, but the people in charge probably should have done something to actually try attract some people to the event instead of just running it and hoping people would turn up.

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.