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Old 07-01-2007, 10:21 PM
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Default What kind of racing is the most boring to watch on TV ?

People always say boat racing.

I gotta say, I was at a sports bar earlier and they had on DRAG racing........yawn. That is the dumbest shiit to watch on TV. Run for 5 seconds, wrench for 8 hours, run for 5 seconds, wrench again.

Useless waste of TV time and SPONSORS are everywhere.

I can see the excitement of ACTUALLY RACING, but TV, jeez.....
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People always say boat racing.
I think they were referring to Sail boats.

I would venture to guess it's like watching paint dry when there is little to no wind....
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I'll get crap for this, but without a doubt, it's NASCAR. A few years ago, I really made an effort to get into it. Went to a race and had a blast, but I still couldn't sit through more than 15 minutes on TV. I don't even try anymore.

left turn, left turn, wreck. left turn, left turn, left turn, wreck......repeat for a couple hundred miles.
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Unless you've been to a Top Fuel drag race you wouldn't understand. There's nothing like it and I love to watch it on the flat screen w/ surround sound.
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Drag racing rocks, especially in person.
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Marathon racing. Runners, going slow (although probably faster than I run all out) for a couple of hours. THAT's pretty boring. To me at least.
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People always say boat racing.

I gotta say, I was at a sports bar earlier and they had on DRAG racing........yawn. That is the dumbest shiit to watch on TV. Run for 5 seconds, wrench for 8 hours, run for 5 seconds, wrench again.

Useless waste of TV time and SPONSORS are everywhere.

I can see the excitement of ACTUALLY RACING, but TV, jeez.....
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Sail boat racing for me is boring on TV.

My favorite racing is Formula 1 and Indy. I also love the American LeMans series and Rolex Grand Am.

I know I will get flamed for this but offshore boat racing can be a bit boring because they usually show just one boat running and there is not much interaction and turns going on with other boats.

Back in 2000-2001 Speed Tv was getting that turned around though with the APBA races and the shows and racing started to get much better. Now I have not seen offshore on tv for a long time.
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Ill have to say nascar aswell!It was ok when the ford was a ford and the chevy was a chevy an so on but everything looks the same now!It is so regulated,In fact a car passed tech and when on the track legal,then,when it came off it was 1/8 in. or something like that to low and they had to go home!Its set up to be to much of an even playing field it makes it boring!When one team was good in the past,it made the other teams and brands work harder to make there car better the next race which would trickle down to r&d.That made it somewhat exciting,now,BLA !
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I used to be a big Nascar fan but it is fading fast , I am slowly switching to Nhra drag racing but the open wheel cars of any type except dirt sprints has to be the most boring except for Danica Patrick and Ashly Judd.
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