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Featured 2018 12 Hours of Sebring (Live Stream)

Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Paul Jeffrey, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    This weekend sees the spectacular Sebring 12 Hour IMSA Sportscar race take place in Florida - discuss the race right here!


    Thankfully the long winter of motorsport inactivity is well and truly over, Daytona has been run, Bathurst has seen more than its fair share of action and the Formula One teams are heading down under once again, feels like a good time for a trip to Florida for a 12 hour endurance spectacular for the second round of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship!

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    Happy racing folks!

    Full Sebring 12h Session Results: HERE
    Live stream can be found: HERE

    For more from the Sebring 12 Hour race weekend check out the Motorsport Sub Forum here at RaceDepartment - go on, get involved in the conversation now!

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  2. johnnymat

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    I'm looking forward to the race. The coverage could be better, but it should be a very competitive event.
     
  3. Farrow_21

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    Can't wait for the start, with Daytona Supercross & St Pete's last weekend now onto St louis Supercross & Sebring 12hr this weekend, Then next weekend Indianapolis SX & Finally back to Formula 1 in Melbourne. An awesome 3 weekends of racing by my standards anyways.
     
  4. Shawn Jacobs

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    Yep agree, definitely excited.

    So coverage isn't great in the US?

    The international stream is excellent with radio le man's.
     
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  5. johnnymat

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    The television coverage isn't as good as it should be. There is a big gap with no television coverage at all. It's also carried on multiple stations which many people don't have. The Indycar race last week at St. Pete was also bad. No pre-race show and nothing after the race. They went to N.B.A. coverage right after the race. I'm afraid road racing events don't get good coverage in this country.:(
     
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  6. Nick Gregory

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    The piss-poor coverage in the US is why I go find a stream.
     
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  7. Shawn Jacobs

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    Yeah sounds like VPN is definitely the best choice for you guys.
     
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  8. Rodent

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    Always odd to hear about the poor US coverage. IMSA is a treat to follow here in Europe with IMSA.tv.

    Race should be a hoot, but it'll be hard to beat last years rocket launch mid-race. :)
     
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  9. Andrew Harper

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    Yes that's my preferred viewing choice as well. Excellent no advert coverage as well. Shame the US audiences have such a tough deal though.

    I'm lucky in that the browser on my LG TV will allow me to watch the stream on the TV screen, not quite HD (it looks like 720P) but still a nice experience :)

    Looking forward to this one, I really want to try and go to the 2019 Double Header event next year with the WEC.

    Practice sessions look interesting. The big surprise is the pace of the Mazda's (and I'm a Mazda fan). Admittedly I'm still expecting them to suffer reliability issues until Joest get on top of everything but at least the car has pace now.

    The favourites have got to be the Caddys still though. Looks like it's going to be a great battle in GTE and GTD too. Looking forward to sitting down and watching the race at the weekend :)

    http://www.racer.com/imsa/item/148075-taylor-keeps-acura-ahead-in-sebring-practice-2
    http://www.racer.com/imsa/item/148082-mazda-shines-under-the-stars-in-sebring-night-practice
     
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  10. Andreas Knöpke

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    Quick reminder for us Euros here: when looking at the IMSA.tv time sheets, remember the Yanks are already on summer time, so discount 1 hour from the usual time difference to the East coast :cool:
     
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  12. Jusek

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    Love these endurance races. Bathurst 12h was great, hopefully this one as well.
     
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  13. Andrew Harper

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    Sorry it's not as good as mine... :p:D

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    Only kidding, I love those Sebring posters. Great works of art :thumbsup:
     
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  14. davewilliams000

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    I almost forgot this was on this weekend. Loving my endurance racing more than ever this year. Am not sure I've done my maths correct as to the race start time? Does the imsa.tv app convert to local time?
     
  15. bsmooth

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    I didn't realize it was on at all, so this is a great reminder. Racing in general isn't even considered a sport at all. The only time it gets news coverage at all is when something bad happens.
    TV coverage is spotty at best, except for NASCAR, that and switching stations is enough to drive you crazy.
    Thanks for the reminder !
     
  16. suspectmonkey

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    Similarly I use the browser on my PS4 to watch on the TV. It’s a bit funny in that initially it doesn’t appear to work, but if you leave the page open the video feed finally appears and lets you go full screen. Worked really well for Daytona 24!
     
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  17. Ted Duncan Jr

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    With 16 cars in class, I think a lot of folks are banking on the LMP2 class being be very competitive.
     
  18. Ted Duncan Jr

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    Yep, it looks like US viewers will be doing the FS, FS1 and FS2 12 hour shuffle.

    If US viewers are interested, you can watch today's events here: https://imsatv.imsa.com/
     
  19. Fryslanboy

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    BMW on pole, that's a surprise...
     
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  20. Hocician

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    after a three time BOP upgrade it worked out for BMW... its like DTM, crying till best and then win...
     
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