Once upon a time on usenet Bigbird wrote:
> ~misfit~ wrote:
>> Once upon a time on usenet larkim wrote:
>>> On Monday, 11 June 2018 07:29:01 UTC+1, Alan Baker wrote:
>>>> On 2018-06-10 7:59 PM, ~misfit~ wrote:
>>>>> Once upon a time on usenet M2T wrote:
>>>>>> to Stroll to fuck up the first lap.
>>>>> Yep. Needless to say I'm annoyed. Hartley finally got through
>>>>> qually without bad luck only to run afoul of the pay driver
>>>>> trying to impress his home crowd and win the race on the first
>>>> Quick question for you:
>>>> As Stroll and Hartley went through turn four...
>>>> ...who was ahead?
>>>> Martin Brundle...
>>>> Whom I'm pretty sure knows more about it than you do.
>>>> ...suggests that the one trying to be too bold at the start was
>>> Even if Hartley was being a bit too bold, he still shouldn't have
>>> expected Stroll to be on full opposite lock (see 21s into the the
>>> clip on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwPn_GCa3mU ) on
>>> a gentle right hander at high speed. It's a move plenty have pulled
>>> off successfully in the past.
>>> Due respect to Brundle, I'm sure he's right that to a degree Hartley
>>> contributed by being in the right place at the wrong time due to
>>> being racy. But these things happen in races.
>> Actually Brundle seemed to say that because motor-mouth Croft had
>> already knee-jerk reacted to seeing Hartley almost flip then hit
>> Strolls car and he didn't want to contradict his co-commentator.
>> "HARTLEYS CRASHED INTO THE FENCE - HE'S CRASHED INTO STROLL OUT TOO.
>> THE WILLIAMS AN INNOCENT BYSTANDER IN THAT". As usual Croft sees
>> something happen and starts yelling and blathering without knowing
>> what happened and leaves Brundle the unenviable job of trying to then
>> disect what happened within the constraints of what his compadre
>> Croft just babbled.
>> I could hear in Brundles voice that he was trying to not say Croft
>> had it all wrong so he found middle ground. After someone's who you
>> work next to every race has just yelled "THE WILLIAMS AN INNOCENT
>> BYSTANDER IN THAT" you're going to try to say things that allow him
>> some dignity.
>> It can be heard in that youtube video - they are a team and as such
>> they work together.
> Of FFS. It's a commentators job to commentate on what he sees in real
> time... not wait for the telemetry to be examined.
> Brundle has his own eyes and doesn't need anyone to tell him what he
> Nor is their relationship so poor he needs to tippy toe around a
It's fine, you don't get it.
> When the angle showing Stroll losing the back end was shown it was
> commentated on directly.
Did Croft than say "I got the wrong end of that one" or similar? Nope,
because that's not how he or this commentary team work.
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little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)