RE: This is Racing????No, it's Spectacle,
>This is where our leaders think motor sport is heading? How
>about putting this much effort into improving SCCA's real
it is where Promotion and hype is going, and it is in essence what the demands of a "TV product" untimately leads to.
made up, pre packaged, easy to cover with minimal crew with minimal creativity, lots of breaks in the 'action' to fill out the thin field, pointless, forgetable, and no fundemental differences in the 'personalities'.
It really is what happens when the BUSINESS is the primary foucus.
>I wonder what percentage of the membership listed "Drifting"
>as their primary interest. I hope this is just a bad dream
>and I'll wake up soon.
Joe, at least these guys didn't come in and just announce they were taking over and changing significant portions of the rules with the willing collusion of people whose job was to protect and serve the interests of the memebership.
The are supplying all the manpower and promo stuff thenmselves it seems.
They will be no great loss to US and honestly speaking, I have no interest in any other car motorsport other than rally so this takes nothing away from us.
And I doubt that the kids in the grandstands will be likely candidates for turning into rally-pervs, the will likey be candidates _watching_ for the next waaaaay rad thing: free skydiving beds onto skislopes followed by reciting slam-poetry.
it's the NEXT BIG THING!!!!!
Oh and comrade Smith, I think the analogy is closer to this is the World Wresting Federation of motorsport.
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