Post by build Post by larkim
Given that Baku served up what is likely to be one of the more entertaining
GPs of the season yesterday, certainly in terms of the last few racing laps,
I'm surprised how little commentary there is here.
Once upon a time RASF1 would have been alight with discussion after a race
ending like that?
Perhaps those left are entertained by racing not crashes.
I'm not sure the crashes were the entertaining bits, though they were
undoubtedly the bits that, had they not happened, the race wouldn't have
been so memorable.
I was starting to nod off to sleep mid-afternoon watching it as I was
certain Vettel had it in the bag, so I'd started ffwding as I was watching
just behind live. With the current graphics its easy to see when cars
switch position, so I spotted Max end up ahead of Daniel and rewound to see
how that had happened.
The crash they had wasn't so spectacular but it was entertaining because it
was the outcome of racing, and there's nothing wrong with that. Crashes
where the driver stuffs it into the wall because their control is lacking
isn't entertaining, but crashes when two drivers are trying to race wheel to
wheel and where you know they have the talent to keep it clean are
But what their crash did was promote a massive change in the outcome which
otherwise wouldn't have come about.
So yes, I suppose I was entertained by that one crash - but for the right