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ca_guide:media-coverage [2012/05/23 21:32]
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FIXME **Chapter Editor:** [[http://www.clubarnage.com/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=744|Jason]] FIXME **Chapter Editor:** [[http://www.clubarnage.com/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=744|Jason]]
will do the 2012 update (deadline: 25th May 2012) will do the 2012 update (deadline: 25th May 2012)
-***NOTE*** check twitter & a couple of links. 
-So you can’t go, for whatever reasons, don’t worry, stick the tent up in the garden, fire up the bbq and put beer in a bucket of cold water, and make the most of the weekend. It’s weird, but although you lose out on the ‘atmosphere’ by watching a race on the TV / WWW, you inevitably get better coverage, particularly with a large circuit like LM, as you simply can’t be in 2 places at once.+So you can’t go, for whatever reasons, don’t worry stick the tent up in the garden, fire up the bbq and put beer in a bucket of cold water, with TV and the web, you can almost be there. Although you lose out on the ‘atmosphere’ by watching the race on TV or the web, you inevitably get better coverage, particularly with a large circuit like LM, as you simply can’t be in 2 places at once.
Basically (and I can only really speak for the UK, as far as TV goes, but the internet should work everywhere) you’ve got a few choices. Basically (and I can only really speak for the UK, as far as TV goes, but the internet should work everywhere) you’ve got a few choices.
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=====Internet===== =====Internet=====
-If you’ve got a reasonable quality broadband connection, you can follow the race from home quite well, without having to hand over any money to the notoriously thin skinned thieving Australian stitch up merchant / legitimate media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, you just need to plan ahead a bit. Obviously if you are streaming video be aware of your ISP download limits.+If you’ve got a reasonable quality broadband connection, you can follow the race from home quite well, without having to hand over any money to the notoriously thin skinned thieving Australian stitch up merchant / legitimate media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, you just need to plan ahead a bit. Obviously if you are streaming video be aware of your ISP download limits.
**Radio Le Mans** Hindy et al will keep you up to date with it all, as it happens, and is as invaluable at home as it is at the circuit. You can listen online http://www.radiolemans.com then click on the ‘listen live’ button. They have live uninterrupted  (apart from adverts) coverage of all practice sessions and the race. Also they are a very good source of info for further locations for obtaining streaming coverage / live timing. //**This is the first choice for following the race, everything else comes second.**// Don’t forget to send your regards to the luckier CA members. **Radio Le Mans** Hindy et al will keep you up to date with it all, as it happens, and is as invaluable at home as it is at the circuit. You can listen online http://www.radiolemans.com then click on the ‘listen live’ button. They have live uninterrupted  (apart from adverts) coverage of all practice sessions and the race. Also they are a very good source of info for further locations for obtaining streaming coverage / live timing. //**This is the first choice for following the race, everything else comes second.**// Don’t forget to send your regards to the luckier CA members.
-**Web Radio** In 2009 listeners in North America could tune in to the race on Sirius XM satellite radio, XM channel 243 and Sirius channels 113 and 126 - presume there will be something similar this year.+**Web Radio** There is, of course, RLM. However, in 2009 listeners in North America were able to tune in to the race on Sirius XM satellite radio, XM channel 243 and Sirius channels 113 and 126 - presume this is stil available.
**The A.C.O.** The Official website http://www.lemans.org will have a free real-time classification table and live timing screen. Again in 2012 the basic A.C.O. Passion 24 membership (€39) is specifically aimed at providing info for folk unable to get to the track. Membership includes at least 26 SMS hourly bulletins to your mobile and web access that is based around a real-time classification table together with a live radio feed, downloadable photos and access to video clips. http://www.passion-24.org/htm/passion.asp **The A.C.O.** The Official website http://www.lemans.org will have a free real-time classification table and live timing screen. Again in 2012 the basic A.C.O. Passion 24 membership (€39) is specifically aimed at providing info for folk unable to get to the track. Membership includes at least 26 SMS hourly bulletins to your mobile and web access that is based around a real-time classification table together with a live radio feed, downloadable photos and access to video clips. http://www.passion-24.org/htm/passion.asp
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**Speed onboard pass** This may require you to sign up, but it is free.  http://gms.speedtv.com/ONLINE/   **Speed onboard pass** This may require you to sign up, but it is free.  http://gms.speedtv.com/ONLINE/  
-You should also be able to get live timing from Speed without having to shell out to the A.C.O. (See below)+You should also be able to get live timing from Speed as well.
**Flying Lizards** Their website http://www.lizardms.com/index.htm offers live broadcast of the team radio during the race. **Flying Lizards** Their website http://www.lizardms.com/index.htm offers live broadcast of the team radio during the race.
 
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