Ah, the daily post. Isn't the daily post lovely? This daily post is brought to you by the letter W. Followed by I-N and E. Yay! What can I tell you? It's been a long week. So, what kind of topics are on our minds this coming weekend? I know a lot of people are at Goodwood, but we are not. We are here, holding the fort, and thus we will be talking about other things. Like:

  • Did anyone see that football game last night? Uruguay versus Ghana. I was cheering on Uruguay solely because of Forlan-man who was awesome. Even Steven said he was pretty good which means he was ace in my book. Apparently he plays for some Madrid team in real life though, so I don't imagine I'll get a chance to see him at any point other than the World Cup. So, whilst I'm sad that Ghana got kicked out, yay for Forlan-man. Also, look out for the World Cup post today as it is written by the rather fabulous Lou (and maybe a bit by Lukeh too).
  • I've just finished watching last week's episode of Casualty. I don't care if you judge me on my choice of programmes (I judge myself for watching that episode - as if we are suddenly supposed to care that he thought he was going to die and then he wasn't going to and then he was chasing after her when she was marrying someone she just met at a conference about two minutes ago) erm... where was I? Oh yes, I was watching it on the iPad. An excellent way to consume the iPlayer, I think you'll agree. No Flash involved at all. Yay!
  • And hey, I've been running! Not right now, obviously, because I'd probably do myself an injury. But I've been running and it's fun. Things I never thought I would say. A good excuse for a plug, though, and also, while I think of it, if you struggle to remember that Smarter Than what now nonsense, you can just use mrschristine.com instead. Good times.
  • Finally, don't forget that the Character Cup for 2010 will be starting soon and we'll expect you all to vote. I already think I know who might win it, but I can't wait to find out how everyone else will be casting their votes. It should be starting soon, so stay tuned!

That should do it for now. There's football and tennis on today, and I think there is even some Superleague Formula happening again. It's all go for this early July weekend. Let us know what you're up to, and I will see you in the comments.

467 responses

  • me02/07/2010 at 23:06

    alkaseltzer, anyone?

  • Pat W02/07/2010 at 23:08

    It has definitely been a long week. I also have wine.

  • startledbunny02/07/2010 at 23:08

    It has definitely been a long week. I also have wine.

    no wine, just strongbow :(

  • Pat W02/07/2010 at 23:09

    It has definitely been a long week. I also have wine.

    no wine, just strongbow :(

    That is more than acceptable in hot weather.

  • Steven Roy02/07/2010 at 23:13

    Did anyone see that football game last night? Uruguay versus Ghana. I was cheering on Uruguay solely because of Forlan-man who was awesome. Even Steven said he was pretty good which means he was ace in my book. Apparently he plays for some Madrid team in real life though, so I don't imagine I'll get a chance to see him at any point other than the World Cup.

    I think to be fair it was Lukeh who said he was good although I wouldn't disagree. RG also mentioned that there were rumours of him signing for Spurs so he could be playing in England next season or in a few weeks if you prefer

  • Janna02/07/2010 at 23:13

    Hello new daily, I may also be under the influence of WINE of the PINK kind. Weeeee

  • startledbunny02/07/2010 at 23:14

    Hello new daily, I may also be under the influence of WINE of the PINK kind. Weeeee

    the best kind

  • Christine02/07/2010 at 23:15

    Hello new daily, I may also be under the influence of WINE of the PINK kind. Weeeee

    Yay! That is the best kind.

  • Christine02/07/2010 at 23:15

    the best kind

    Ooh, snap.

  • startledbunny02/07/2010 at 23:16

    California Zinfandel has been my favourite. Usually drunk during the VivaF1 quiz.

  • Pat W02/07/2010 at 23:16

    I had a bottle of a beer called Old Thumper, quite strong, rather nice. Now I've got South African... white wine of some kind

  • me02/07/2010 at 23:19

    Hello new daily, I may also be under the influence of WINE of the PINK kind. Weeeee

    :)

  • Pat W02/07/2010 at 23:20

    Hello new daily, I may also be under the influence of WINE of the PINK kind. Weeeee

    :D

  • Janna02/07/2010 at 23:22

    California Zinfandel has been my favourite. Usually drunk during the VivaF1 quiz.

    I think it was mainly Pinot Grigio Blush but I know I brought a bottle of White Grenache so there was definitely something Californian in there :)

  • startledbunny02/07/2010 at 23:24

    This daily post is brought to you by the letter W. Followed by I-N and E.

    #becomingsidepodsesamestreetbutnotforkids

  • me02/07/2010 at 23:25

    ping: http://sidepodcast.com/2010/07/03/nobody-in-formula-1-shoots-faster/

  • Leigh O'Gorman02/07/2010 at 23:30

    ughhhh... more lemsip for me - this rottenness continues abreast

  • startledbunny02/07/2010 at 23:32

    ughhhh... more lemsip for me - this rottenness continues abreast

    is it lemsip max strength?

  • Janna02/07/2010 at 23:32

    ughhhh... more lemsip for me - this rottenness continues abreast

    Oh No :( . If you have a sore throat 1 x tsp vinegar & 2 tsp honey in a mug of hot water is effective if not tasty

  • startledbunny02/07/2010 at 23:33

    is it lemsip max strength?

    i only ask because it's the equivalent of taking 2 paracetamols

  • Leigh O'Gorman02/07/2010 at 23:35

    is it lemsip max strength?

    yes it is

  • Pat W02/07/2010 at 23:36

    is it lemsip max strength?

    i only ask because it's the equivalent of taking 2 paracetamols

    Kill it with drugs.

  • Leigh O'Gorman02/07/2010 at 23:36

    Oh No :( . If you have a sore throat 1 x tsp vinegar & 2 tsp honey in a mug of hot water is effective if not tasty

    No sore throats, but long-standing nausea and headaches now

  • Janna02/07/2010 at 23:39

    No sore throats, but long-standing nausea and headaches now

    Then I would suggest Lemon & Ginger or Peppermint for the nausea and lots of fluids for the headache, they are often caused by dehydration (especially if you have nausea & don't feel like ingesting anything) Hope you feel better soon.

  • Leigh O'Gorman02/07/2010 at 23:42

    Then I would suggest Lemon & Ginger or Peppermint for the nausea and lots of fluids for the headache, they are often caused by dehydration (especially if you have nausea & don't feel like ingesting anything) Hope you feel better soon.

    Lover of fluids here - I normally have a few litres of water a day anyway, so that's not a problem right now

  • guille230602/07/2010 at 23:49

    good evening sidepodpeople...

  • Leigh O'Gorman02/07/2010 at 23:49

    good evening guille

  • Pat W02/07/2010 at 23:50

    good evening sidepodpeople...

    Hello

  • startledbunny02/07/2010 at 23:51

    good evening sidepodpeople...

    hi guille

  • Janna02/07/2010 at 23:53

    good evening sidepodpeople...

    Hello, how's you?

  • startledbunny02/07/2010 at 23:58

    has anyone ever played any of the cake mania games? i.am.addicted.

  • guille230602/07/2010 at 23:59

    Hello, how's you?

    fine, thanks. moving house this weekend, packing things (argentina playing tomorrow and good snow at the ski center don't help me ;-) )

    you?

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 00:00

    has anyone ever played any of the cake mania games? i.am.addicted.

    I have. I prefer Diner Dash though.

  • paul03/07/2010 at 00:00

    I have. I prefer Diner Dash though.

    what on earth are you doing up at 1 am?

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 00:01

    what on earth are you doing up at 1 am?

    It's a good question. I don't really know.

  • Janna03/07/2010 at 00:02

    fine, thanks. moving house this weekend, packing things (argentina playing tomorrow and good snow at the ski center don't help me ;-) )

    you?

    I'm very drunk having had a good evening of gossip, wine & pizza with the girls. Am now drinking fruit tea to sober up before I fall into bed :)

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 00:04

    I have. I prefer Diner Dash though.

    sounds like something i should keep a wide birth from.

    like warbears

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 00:07

    I'm very drunk having had a good evening of gossip, wine & pizza with the girls

    I think I've heard that before... (from various friends, of course ;-) )

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:09

    I'm very drunk having had a good evening of gossip, wine & pizza with the girls. Am now drinking fruit tea to sober up before I fall into bed :)

    and you didn't live stream this?

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:11

    Hm. Blog readership falling. Not as many readers as usual to the thing I wrote the other day. I must blog more often and not just do game stuff and race start times. Oh nuts I forgot the start times this week.

    Only 5 of the regular 9 players of my game have entered this week...

    Almost like there's some kind of message.

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 00:12

    Goodnight peoples. I particularly like those who watched the Forlan penalty with me. Yay!

    xx

  • Janna03/07/2010 at 00:12

    and you didn't live stream this?

    :lol:

  • RubberGoat03/07/2010 at 00:12

    fine, thanks. moving house this weekend, packing things (argentina playing tomorrow and good snow at the ski center don't help me ;-) )

    you?

    I'm very drunk having had a good evening of gossip, wine & pizza with the girls. Am now drinking fruit tea to sober up before I fall into bed :)

    Nice one. I had a bit of an odd but good evening. The Football and BBQ was good, then we went home and as I live near a colleague of mine I decided to travel home with her. She's Russian and 6 months pregnant and her husband was out of town tonight. The plan was for me to accompany her on the subway to her bike, walk with her and then she would tell me how to get the metro home. Sounded fine to me. It's certainly not the most direct route as I could get off the subway much earlier (but leave her by herself)

    At the stop where I could have got off and left her by herself, this very 'out-of-it' man walks on and starts shouting, swearing and harassing the ladies on the train. Luckily (and this is why I love this country), another Danish guy stood up and basically told this man to stop, or he would make him. The sweary man shrunk to an inch tall and pretty much ran off the train.

    Anyway, we get off at her stop, pick up her bike and walk along the water. I don't know the area well but we've been to her flat a few times for parties etc. She ends up walking me past her house and pretty much to the metro station where I need to go, probably as a way of saying thank you for staying on the train.

    So yeah, something a bit different :)

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:12

    Goodnight peoples. I particularly like those who watched the Forlan penalty with me. Yay!

    Night. May your hangover be a mild one. ;)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:12

    Hm. Blog readership falling. Not as many readers as usual to the thing I wrote the other day. I must blog more often and not just do game stuff and race start times. Oh nuts I forgot the start times this week.

    Only 5 of the regular 9 players of my game have entered this week...

    Almost like there's some kind of message.

    Could be worse - no one ever reads mine

    :)

  • RubberGoat03/07/2010 at 00:13

    Hm. Blog readership falling. Not as many readers as usual to the thing I wrote the other day. I must blog more often and not just do game stuff and race start times. Oh nuts I forgot the start times this week.

    Only 5 of the regular 9 players of my game have entered this week...

    Almost like there's some kind of message.

    Be careful where you plug your links BTW - some sites really don't like it...

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:13

    I'm going to Ikea tomorrow. I'm telling myself I'm only allowed to buy a light shade and some bedding.

  • RubberGoat03/07/2010 at 00:13

    Hm. Blog readership falling. Not as many readers as usual to the thing I wrote the other day. I must blog more often and not just do game stuff and race start times. Oh nuts I forgot the start times this week.

    Only 5 of the regular 9 players of my game have entered this week...

    Almost like there's some kind of message.

    Could be worse - no one ever reads mine

    :)

    I read almost every post. Am I nobody? ;)

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:13

    Hm. Blog readership falling. Not as many readers as usual to the thing I wrote the other day. I must blog more often and not just do game stuff and race start times. Oh nuts I forgot the start times this week.

    Only 5 of the regular 9 players of my game have entered this week...

    Almost like there's some kind of message.

    news. i'm telling ya, that's where the traffic is. something of a mugs game to get into though.

    if there's anything we can do to help, please yell.

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:13

    I read almost every post. Am I nobody? ;)

    does our sidebar link, help you at all btw?

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:14

    Could be worse - no one ever reads mine

    :)

    i done so today :(

  • Janna03/07/2010 at 00:14

    Goodnight peoples. I particularly like those who watched the Forlan penalty with me. Yay!

    Sleep well

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:14

    Be careful where you plug your links BTW - some sites really don't like it...

    I only plug them here and on Twitter.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:14

    I read almost every post. Am I nobody? ;)

    sweet - maybe i should start putting that code into my posts again. soon the world will be mine..... (mwah ha ha haaaa)

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:15

    Be careful where you plug your links BTW - some sites really don't like it...

    who?

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:15

    Could be worse - no one ever reads mine

    :)

    Heheh, I know that feeling.

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 00:15

    Goodnight peoples. I particularly like those who watched the Forlan penalty with me. Yay!

    night christine

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:16

    i done so today :(

    yayyyyyyyyy

  • RubberGoat03/07/2010 at 00:16

    I read almost every post. Am I nobody? ;)

    does our sidebar link, help you at all btw?

    It's hard to tell if the links come from that sidebar, as Wordpress tends to tell me the address of whatever post was linked from rather than that place. If you follow it means I always have multilple links coming from Sidepodcast. But it's really nice to see anyway ;)

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 00:16

    Goodnight peoples. I particularly like those who watched the Forlan penalty with me. Yay!

    goodnight Christine

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 00:16

    Goodnight peoples. I particularly like those who watched the Forlan penalty with me. Yay!

    Good night

    Hope your head is OK in the morning

  • paul03/07/2010 at 00:17

    Could be worse - no one ever reads mine

    :)

    I had a blog for a bit, about the stuff I was doing at work. I was amazed when some people did read it!

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:17

    news. i'm telling ya, that's where the traffic is. something of a mugs game to get into though.

    I'm not a reporter or a journalist. I watch stuff and tell people what I see, I don't even take notes any more, it felt too much like a job.

    if there's anything we can do to help, please yell.

    Thanks. It is up to me to write interesting stuff. I used to do 2 or 3 posts a week, some just a bit of video. Need to do that again. Game takes too much of my time.

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 00:18

    Could be worse - no one ever reads mine

    :)

    Not true

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:18

    does our sidebar link, help you at all btw?

    sidebar link?

  • RubberGoat03/07/2010 at 00:19

    Could be worse - no one ever reads mine

    :)

    So are you writing just for people to read your posts then?

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:19

    valencia race edit is up: http://www.formula1.com/video/race_edits.html

    nothing new so far as i can see. worth a watch though.

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 00:20

    nothing new so far as i can see. worth a watch though.

    Watch a replay of Valencia. Never seen that recommended before.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:20

    So are you writing just for people to read your posts then?

    nope - i just write... stuff

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 00:21

    nothing new so far as i can see. worth a watch though.

    Blessss Heikki. Break my heart, caring about other peoples.

    I am going to bed. Honest.

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:21

    Watch a replay of Valencia. Never seen that recommended before.

    :)

    fom are doing really well on their race edits. i approve.

  • RubberGoat03/07/2010 at 00:21

    So are you writing just for people to read your posts then?

    nope - i just write... stuff

    Then don't worry about it then ;)

    Wordpress doesn't do my stats properly anyway, so now I just write when I feel like it. But World Cup and Outside are stopping me right now :)

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:21

    does our sidebar link, help you at all btw?

    sidebar link?

    for gavin, there's a link to his fantasy racers posts.

  • paul03/07/2010 at 00:22

    Watch a replay of Valencia. Never seen that recommended before.

    I always watch a replay. Doesn't everyone?

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 00:22

    Heheh, I know that feeling.

    +1

    #but_I_don't_care

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 00:22

    Thanks. It is up to me to write interesting stuff. I used to do 2 or 3 posts a week, some just a bit of video. Need to do that again. Game takes too much of my time.

    but it is a really good game though.

  • RubberGoat03/07/2010 at 00:22

    Watch a replay of Valencia. Never seen that recommended before.

    I always watch a replay. Doesn't everyone?

    Not normally...

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:22

    It's hard to tell if the links come from that sidebar, as Wordpress tends to tell me the address of whatever post was linked from rather than that place. If you follow it means I always have multilple links coming from Sidepodcast. But it's really nice to see anyway ;)

    good to know ta. would it help if it linked to the latest post instead?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:22

    Then don't worry about it then ;)

    Wordpress doesn't do my stats properly anyway, so now I just write when I feel like it. But World Cup and Outside are stopping me right now :)

    aye - the stats on wordpress confuse the hell out of me

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:23

    Blessss Heikki. Break my heart, caring about other peoples.

    awww. that was sweet.

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 00:25

    I always watch a replay. Doesn't everyone?

    Very rarely now. BBC before ITV took the coverage used to show the race then late at night a 40 minute highlight program and I would never have dreamt of missing that. Now once the race is finished it is finished

  • RubberGoat03/07/2010 at 00:26

    It's hard to tell if the links come from that sidebar, as Wordpress tends to tell me the address of whatever post was linked from rather than that place. If you follow it means I always have multilple links coming from Sidepodcast. But it's really nice to see anyway ;)

    good to know ta. would it help if it linked to the latest post instead?

    I *think* it's actually showing up as links to the homepage. It's perfectly fine as it is - thanks again for linking to it :)

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:26

    but it is a really good game though.

    Thanks. I like it. Not many do but it is a niche thing I suppose. Wouldn't mind a faster more error-proof way of doing it.

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 00:26

    aye - the stats on wordpress confuse the hell out of me

    i can't be bothered with them

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:26

    hmmmm... this circuit chap that might be at joe's next friday; i wonder if it's the same guy i was talking to yesterday the redesigned the silverstone circuit

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:26

    I always watch a replay. Doesn't everyone?

    No. I watched it live.

  • paul03/07/2010 at 00:28

    No. I watched it live.

    Yes, but I normally watch a replay the next evening.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:28

    hmmm... so the 24 hour shop across the road from me is no longer 24 hours and closes at 1am - strange how there are now less drunks fighting on my street at now and when i get up in the morning, the streets are much cleaner...

  • RubberGoat03/07/2010 at 00:28

    Anyway must sleep as I am off tomorrow morning to Odense to go to my niece's birthday party - which I am missing the footy for :(

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:28

    I *think* it's actually showing up as links to the homepage. It's perfectly fine as it is - thanks again for linking to it :)

    awesome. i like that it links to features, rather than blog homepages. i like features / series, we should add more links and encourage that.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:29

    Anyway must sleep as I am off tomorrow morning to Odense to go to my niece's birthday party - which I am missing the footy for :(

    Night..

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 00:30

    Very rarely now. BBC before ITV took the coverage used to show the race then late at night a 40 minute highlight program and I would never have dreamt of missing that. Now once the race is finished it is finished

    agreed.

    with the bbc now, there's so much analysis of the race at the end of it, and with the forum as well, there is little point in watching highlights. but there comes a point where you've seen enough #thanksmichael

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 00:30

    Anyway must sleep as I am off tomorrow morning to Odense to go to my niece's birthday party - which I am missing the footy for :(

    night

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 00:31

    Anyway must sleep as I am off tomorrow morning to Odense to go to my niece's birthday party - which I am missing the footy for :(

    night Gavin

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:32

    hmmm... so the 24 hour shop across the road from me is no longer 24 hours and closes at 1am - strange how there are now less drunks fighting on my street at now and when i get up in the morning, the streets are much cleaner...

    A nice improvement.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:34

    A nice improvement.

    indeed

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:45

    Nice

    Helio Castroneves and other Brazilian drivers and team members watching the Brazil v Holland match from Watkins Glen

    :D

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv60iiysDp0&feature=player_embedded

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 00:46

    Nice

    Helio Castroneves and other Brazilian drivers and team members watching the Brazil v Holland match from Watkins Glen

    :D

    http://www.you…ature=player_embedded

    At about 17 seconds in, there's a flying vevuzuela (sp?) and some bleeped out shouting, so I'm guessing that's when Holland scored...

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:51

    Nice

    Helio Castroneves and other Brazilian drivers and team members watching the Brazil v Holland match from Watkins Glen

    :D

    http://www.you…ature=player_embedded

    :)

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 00:55

    I should probably go to bed. Brain hasn't worked properly all day, am rather tired. Ta to SB for the (fairly old) podcast I've been listening to. I will catch up eventually.

  • me03/07/2010 at 00:56

    from espn: http://en.espnf1.com/f1/motorsport/story/21825.html

    Furthermore a new gearbox, only on Felipe Massa's car in Valencia, was adopted to raise the pick-up points of the lower wishbone, in order to keep it clear of the hot exhaust gas flow.

    massa is getting upgrades before alonso? am surprise no fuss was made.

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 00:58

    I should probably go to bed. Brain hasn't worked properly all day, am rather tired. Ta to SB for the (fairly old) podcast I've been listening to. I will catch up eventually.

    night pat

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 00:59

    I should probably go to bed. Brain hasn't worked properly all day, am rather tired. Ta to SB for the (fairly old) podcast I've been listening to. I will catch up eventually.

    night Pat

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 01:07

    {Non F1 Blog-Post}

    Something for the Weekend: Fad Gadget "Collapsing New People" - http://tinyurl.com/36ehw22

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 01:08

    massa is getting upgrades before alonso? am surprise no fuss was made.

    I read that somewhere else (Allen). I also thought it was a bit strange, but I guess it's the proof of Ferrari's new 'equality' (or they're using Massa's car as a test bed...)

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 01:17

    {Non F1 Blog-Post}

    Something for the Weekend: Fad Gadget "Collapsing New People" - http://tinyurl.com/36ehw22

    i should read your blog more often.

    i like the song.

    do you know the song playing behind the presenter after?

    i found it in my itunes library

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 01:19

    i should read your blog more often.

    i like the song.

    do you know the song playing behind the presenter after?

    i found it in my itunes library

    Cheers

    :)

    The background is David Bowie I believe, but I'd have to check to be sure

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 01:19

    Cheers

    :)

    The background is David Bowie I believe, but I'd have to check to be sure

    china crisis - wishful thinking

    i did think it was flock of seagulls at first though

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 01:20

    I should probably go to bed. Brain hasn't worked properly all day, am rather tired. Ta to SB for the (fairly old) podcast I've been listening to. I will catch up eventually.

    just read the end. you might get a little surprise when you listen to the show. i gave you a mention.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 01:20

    i should read your blog more often.

    i like the song.

    I think the great shame about Fad Gadget is that because he contained himself as a cult artist, there's not a lot of good quality video material about with him

  • jpancoast03/07/2010 at 01:32

    I know folks were watching "Truth in 24" in bits on youtube a while back. It's available in HD or SD free on iTunes.

  • startledbunny03/07/2010 at 01:36

    one must get some sleep, i have a busy 48 hours coming up...

    night all

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 01:36

    I know folks were watching "Truth in 24" in bits on youtube a while back. It's available in HD or SD free on iTunes.

    only in the US, sadly...

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 01:37

    one must get some sleep, i have a busy 48 hours coming up...

    night all

    night SB

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 01:37

    see you SB

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 01:37

    I know folks were watching "Truth in 24" in bits on youtube a while back. It's available in HD or SD free on iTunes.

    I may just get the DVD to be honest

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 01:38

    I may just get the DVD to be honest

    ...if it's available that is

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 01:39

    I may just get the DVD to be honest

    also only in the US, sadly :-(

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 01:41

    also only in the US, sadly :-(

    Gahhhh... Split regions - surely the most utterly pointless, ridiculous invention / measure in recent commercial media

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 01:45

    Gahhhh... Split regions - surely the most utterly pointless, ridiculous invention / measure in recent commercial media

    I really don't get why on Earth you go on all the work of creating such a fine documentary for promotion, you release it for free on iTunes and even send DVD of it basically for free, and then you do it only in one country. It must be up there with the most s****d PR decisions ever

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 01:46

    It must be up there with the most s****d PR decisions ever

    I doubt it's to do with PR, but more to do with the production company/distributor

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 01:47

    I doubt it's to do with PR, but more to do with the production company/distributor

    probably. but is up to audi to pay for it.

  • jpancoast03/07/2010 at 01:48

    Gahhhh... Split regions - surely the most utterly pointless, ridiculous invention / measure in recent commercial media

    errr.... whoops.

    Sorry :(

    I hate those stupid region idea, too.

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 01:52

    Sorry :(

    don't worry, one 'can' get it from our friend the internet... (you didn't hear it from me ;-) )

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 01:53

    don't worry, one 'can' get it from our friend the internet... (you didn't hear it from me ;-) )

    shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...

    (there are spies everywhere....)

    :o

  • jpancoast03/07/2010 at 01:53

    don't worry, one 'can' get it from our friend the internet... (you didn't hear it from me ;-) )

    heh, that's the first way I "got" it ;). Didn't find out it was free on iTunes until I said to myself "hey, I wonder if I can buy this!"

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 01:54

    don't worry, one 'can' get it from our friend the internet... (you didn't hear it from me ;-) )

    sorry... :P

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 02:45

    PING -->

    {Another Non-F1 Blog Post}

    Easy Music for Difficult Ears Spotify Playlist (July 2010) - http://tinyurl.com/379bmny

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 02:58

    aaaaahhhh... Jurasic Park 2, a Tiranosaurus Rex loose in San Diego = widespread destruction

    Good movie :)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 02:59

    aaaaahhhh... Jurasic Park 2, a Tiranosaurus Rex loose in San Diego = widespread destruction

    Good movie :)

    http://www.angryalien.com/0704/alienbunnies.html

  • guille230603/07/2010 at 03:06

    http://www.ang…704/alienbunnies.html

    :D

    best terror movie I've ever seen. me being around 10 years old when I saw it for the first time must have something to do with it...

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 03:07

    :D

    best terror movie I've ever seen. me being around 10 years old when I saw it for the first time must have something to do with it...

    favourite horror for me is the shining

  • paul03/07/2010 at 03:09

    favourite horror for me is the shining

    Heeeerrrrsss Jonny!

    Hehehehe

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 03:13

    Heeeerrrrsss Jonny!

    Hehehehe

    :D

    http://www.angryalien.com/0504/shiningbunnies.html

  • Faceman3203/07/2010 at 05:51

    Hey guys, just found this. http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/menu.htm

  • James03/07/2010 at 08:06

    massa is getting upgrades before alonso? am surprise no fuss was made.

    I read that somewhere else (Allen). I also thought it was a bit strange, but I guess it's the proof of Ferrari's new 'equality' (or they're using Massa's car as a test bed...)

    It was because Alonso is in the middle of a gear box cycle, so he would have incurred a penalty if they had changed it.

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 10:11

    Morning peoples.

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 10:12

    Morning peoples.

    morning. hows the morning after the night before?

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 10:13

    morning. hows the morning after the night before?

    not so bad. Tired more than anything. And thirsty, which is annoying because the weather was having that effect already.

  • lou03/07/2010 at 10:33

    People screaming and calling jensons name is really scary.... not sure i am fond of crazy fans. seen holly samos tho.

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:29

    I am watching a Bee Gees DVD. Don't let it be said I don't have awesome Saturday nights.

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 11:30

    I am watching a Bee Gees DVD. Don't let it be said I don't have awesome Saturday nights.

    You must have Saturday Night Fever!

  • lou03/07/2010 at 11:31

    holly is awesome. i even got a pic with her :)

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:32

    You must have Saturday Night Fever!

    zing!

    Here is your fact of the day: One of the songs they had on their final studio album was originally written for the Backstreet Boys, but the BSB never used it.

  • paul03/07/2010 at 11:35

    I am watching a Bee Gees DVD. Don't let it be said I don't have awesome Saturday nights.

    I am watching Legion, which isn a little less musical

  • paul03/07/2010 at 11:35

    holly is awesome. i even got a pic with her :)

    yay. Have you met Jenson yet?

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:36

    holly is awesome. i even got a pic with her :)

    was she surprised you knew who she was? Everytime I've met radio people they've always seemed a little shocked.

  • me03/07/2010 at 11:38

    holly is awesome. i even got a pic with her :)

    lou, you should show croftie you banner with the USP cap, he'd love it :)

  • paul03/07/2010 at 11:38

    lou, you should show croftie you banner with the USP cap, he'd love it :)

    And tell him we said hi !!

  • me03/07/2010 at 11:38

    And tell him we said hi !!

    that too.

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:39

    And tell him we said hi !!

    is it too early to ask for a shoutout for Spa? ;)

  • me03/07/2010 at 11:40

    is it too early to ask for a shoutout for Spa? ;)

    :)

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:40

    :)

    I am determined to get one at every race I go to this year.

  • me03/07/2010 at 11:41

    I am determined to get one at every race I go to this year.

    all four? sheesh. i can't help with them cause i'm avoiding free practice these days.

  • paul03/07/2010 at 11:41

    I am determined to get one at every race I go to this year.

    then preparation is key. I like your attitude

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:42

    all four? sheesh. i can't help with them cause i'm avoiding free practice these days.

    boo, you are a good contact to have.

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:42

    then preparation is key. I like your attitude

    my two tactics are just simply being very very annoying and then guilt trips 'but you promised at breakfast that time!' although I don't think he did.

  • paul03/07/2010 at 11:44

    Goodnes me I have just seen the worst movie childbirth scene ever.

  • me03/07/2010 at 11:45

    boo, you are a good contact to have.

    i guess i could tweet them without actually listening.

    "amy's out there somewhere boys, say hi"

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:46

    "amy's out there somewhere boys, say hi"

    make sure to mention they're the only reason I shelled out the 50 euro for the kangaroo ;)

  • me03/07/2010 at 11:52

    make sure to mention they're the only reason I shelled out the 50 euro for the kangaroo ;)

    you'll have to remind me nearer the time.

    you should pick seats near the commentary boxes, so you can wave at them.

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:54

    you should pick seats near the commentary boxes, so you can wave at them.

    sadly commentary boxes tend to be on the main straight and the main straight tends to be $$$$. Main straight in Singapore is almost twice what I paid for my already very expensive ticket elsewhere, main straight is 4 figure territory which is just silly.

  • me03/07/2010 at 11:55

    sadly commentary boxes tend to be on the main straight and the main straight tends to be $$$$. Main straight in Singapore is almost twice what I paid for my already very expensive ticket elsewhere, main straight is 4 figure territory which is just silly.

    ahh. breakfast stalking it is then.

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:56

    ahh. breakfast stalking it is then.

    I need more tips on breakfast spots from Stuart C, his Melbourne tip was 100% correct :D

  • paul03/07/2010 at 11:56

    ahh. breakfast stalking it is then.

    Worked for me, and I wasn't even trying!

  • me03/07/2010 at 11:57

    I need more tips on breakfast spots from Stuart C, his Melbourne tip was 100% correct :D

    spa must be easy, there's nothing around for miles and miles/

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 11:57

    spa must be easy, there's nothing around for miles and miles/

    they probably all sponge off the teams and eat in the paddock. Stalking won't work there :(

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 12:40

    Another Film Watch post: http://smarterthanyouraverage.com/2010/07/03/film-watch-61-lethal-weapon/

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 12:41

    The Bee Gees are over. I don't know who to watch now.

  • lou03/07/2010 at 12:44

    i got a pic with holly! she is awesome. no sight of crofty or ant. have shaken karuns hand, come face to face with rosberg and sam bird and tried out a new camera. today is a good day :)

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 12:45

    i got a pic with holly!

    i feel a sense of deja vu

  • lou03/07/2010 at 12:46

    i feel like i have abandoned jenson. its so hard to get near him :(

  • paul03/07/2010 at 12:47

    The Bee Gees are over. I don't know who to watch now.

    I am now watching Nick and norahs infinite playlist which has more music, but I am not sure I would recommend it

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 12:49

    I am now watching Nick and norahs infinite playlist which has more music, but I am not sure I would recommend it

    my other music dvds are pearl jam, backstreet boys, iron maiden and metallica. My taste in music is a little varied.

  • paul03/07/2010 at 12:50

    my other music dvds are pearl jam, backstreet boys, iron maiden and metallica. My taste in music is a little varied.

    that is a bunch I never thought I would see together

  • me03/07/2010 at 12:56

    i got a pic with holly! she is awesome. no sight of crofty or ant. have shaken karuns hand, come face to face with rosberg and sam bird and tried out a new camera. today is a good day :)

    did you rent one?

  • me03/07/2010 at 12:56

    i fear i have lost my ipad forever.

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 12:57

    i fear i have lost my ipad forever.

    you just thought it was yours.

  • me03/07/2010 at 12:58

    you just thought it was yours.

    christine is using: http://culturedcode.com/things/

    :(

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 12:59

    christine is using: http://culturedcode.com/things/

    want.

  • paul03/07/2010 at 12:59

    christine is using: http://culturedcode.com/things/

    Is that the most expensive app ever?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:01

    afternoon everyone

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 13:02

    Is that the most expensive app ever?

    oh my, do not want at that price!

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:02

    Is that the most expensive app ever?

    well:

    £45 for the desktop

    £11 on the ipad

    £6 on the touch

    it better be useful!

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:03

    oh my, do not want at that price!

    you're looking at the desktop price, but you kinda need all versions to make the most of it.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:03

    For anyone interested, practice at Watkins Glen for this weekend's IndyCar race is starting on indycar.com in a few minutes

    :)

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:03

    For anyone interested, practice at Watkins Glen for this weekend's IndyCar race is starting on indycar.com in a few minutes

    :)

    what times the race on sunday, chap?

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 13:04

    you're looking at the desktop price, but you kinda need all versions to make the most of it.

    I use Google Tasks just because it was an app on Jolicloud :D

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:05

    what times the race on sunday, chap?

    I *think* it's 8.30pm (BST)

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:05

    I use Google Tasks just because it was an app on Jolicloud :D

    i don't need a task list ;)

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:06

    I *think* it's 8.30pm (BST)

    cool.

  • paul03/07/2010 at 13:07

    i don't need a task list ;)

    I think I would get too scared if all my tasks were in a list

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:07

    cool.

    Yep - Sky Sports 4 coverages starts at 8.30, so green flag should be about 15 minutes after that I think

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:08

    This will also be the IndyCar debut of GP2 / A1GP favourite, Adam Carroll

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 13:09

    you're looking at the desktop price, but you kinda need all versions to make the most of it.

    It is way expensive but I'm currently working off at least four different paper lists, and maybe two online ones.

    Things keep slipping through the gaps so I need a solution.

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 13:10

    where is el Wimbledon post? Final is starting!

  • paul03/07/2010 at 13:11

    where is el Wimbledon post? Final is starting!

    Why is the stupid cricket still on my tv?!

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:11

    where is el Wimbledon post? Final is starting!

    i wrote it ages ago: http://sidepodcast.com/2010/07/03/wimbledon-2010-day-12/

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 13:12

    i wrote it ages ago: http://sidepod…imbledon-2010-day-12/

    I fail without pings :( Did it ping? I fail with my eyes :(

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 13:13

    I fail without pings :( Did it ping? I fail with my eyes :(

    It went up at about 10, so we woulda been sleeping and not pinging.

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 13:14

    It went up at about 10, so we woulda been sleeping and not pinging.

    oohhh makes sense. I will keep my eyes peeled tomorrow then :D

  • paul03/07/2010 at 13:14

    After mr c's last two sports posts, I suspect he won't be watching le tour de France......

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:15

    After mr c's last two sports posts, I suspect he won't be watching le tour de France......

    can i make it shorter?

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 13:16

    can i make it shorter?

    Tour de just one road in France.

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:16

    can i make it shorter?

    Tour de just one road in France.

    :)

  • RG03/07/2010 at 13:16

    After mr c's last two sports posts, I suspect he won't be watching le tour de France......

    I know the perfect sport for Mr C, speedway. 15 heats lasting one and a bit minutes.

    (ignoring the fact it takes 2-4 minutes between each heat and after crashes it can take 10-15 to clear up...and it lasts 2 hours in time)

  • paul03/07/2010 at 13:17

    can i make it shorter?

    once around the champs elysees?

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:26

    can i make it shorter?

    once around the champs elysees?

    brilliant. i'd totally watch that.

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:26

    I know the perfect sport for Mr C, speedway. 15 heats lasting one and a bit minutes.

    w00t!

    (ignoring the fact it takes 2-4 minutes between each heat and after crashes it can take 10-15 to clear up...and it lasts 2 hours in time)

    oh

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 13:35

    Hmm. There appears not to be any Superleague this weekend. I could have sworn there was some at Oschersomethingorother. They must have cancelled it.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:35

    Oh Milka, Milka, Milka, Milka....

    (can anyone guess my woes..?)

  • RG03/07/2010 at 13:35

    Umm, how? http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/84966

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:36

    Oh Milka, Milka, Milka, Milka....

    (can anyone guess my woes..?)

    she crashed already?

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:37

    Umm, how? http://www.aut…s/report.php/id/84966

    and michael is driving like ralf in f1. suspicious.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:38

    she crashed already?

    slowly spun around 360 degree through a 2nd/3rd gear corner and then... lurch... stalled

  • paul03/07/2010 at 13:40

    Oh, ricciardo won another one.well done lad

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:41

    Oh, ricciardo won another one.well done lad

    yikes... closes eyes - haven't seen it yet

  • paul03/07/2010 at 13:42

    yikes... closes eyes - haven't seen it yet

    Oh woops, sorry. Didn't know there was any coverage.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:43

    Oh woops, sorry. Didn't know there was any coverage.

    MotorsTV

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:44

    Indycar -

    BIG crash for Visa

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:45

    he's out, he's OK

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:49

    Indycar -

    BIG crash for Visa

    http://twitpic.com/222679/full

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:50
  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:53

    Basically, Viso went wide approaching the fast chicane and took to the run. When turn back on the track, he hit a clump of grass that dislodged part of his front wing and trapped under the car. With the still driving, but with no steering control, Viso ploughed head first into one barrier, before ricocheting across the track and slamming into the second barrier and then coming to a stop.

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:55

    ooh, is it not an oval race this weekend then?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:56

    ooh, is it not an oval race this weekend then?

    Nope - Five straight road/street circuits, before the calendar finishes off with four ovals

  • me03/07/2010 at 13:57

    Nope - Five straight road/street circuits, before the calendar finishes off with four ovals

    awesome. haven't seen indy on a road course i don't think.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:57

    Nope - Five straight road/street circuits, before the calendar finishes off with four ovals

    Although some races are locked into certain parts of the year, they've tried to lump the ovals together and street/road courses together as much as possible

  • lou03/07/2010 at 13:58

    jarno is such a grumpy so and so. am not at all impressed.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:58

    awesome. haven't seen indy on a road course i don't think.

    Watkins Glen is nice - apparent from the obvious safety features, it hasn't changed much since F1 was last there

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 13:59

    jarno is such a grumpy so and so. am not at all impressed.

    oh???

  • RG03/07/2010 at 13:59

    jarno is such a grumpy so and so. am not at all impressed.

    He must be missing having Timo as a team mate...

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 14:00

    jarno is such a grumpy so and so. am not at all impressed.

    feud: the sequel

  • me03/07/2010 at 14:00

    jarno is such a grumpy so and so. am not at all impressed.

    trulliometer is low today then

  • lou03/07/2010 at 14:04

    he waved his arms at the crowd to dismiss them. very very rude. the people beside us said he has done that to them 4 times today...not cool.

  • me03/07/2010 at 14:06

    he waved his arms at the crowd to dismiss them. very very rude. the people beside us said he has done that to them 4 times today...not cool.

    sounds like fisi during our first goodwood. miserable italians.

    next time you see him, tell him i said his wine tastes like wee ;)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 14:07

    IndyCar:

    So the top 6 in Saturday morning practice were Briscoe, Power, Dixon, Castroneves, Andretti, Franchitti

    Also Sato (10th), Patrick (16th), Carroll (18th), de Silvestro (22nd), Duno (very last)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 14:08

    next time you see him, tell him i said his wine tastes like wee ;)

    Oh you devilish sir

  • lou03/07/2010 at 14:15

    I GOT A PHOTO WITH JENSON! ! ! ! OH MY GOD!

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 14:15

    I GOT A PHOTO WITH JENSON! ! ! ! OH MY GOD!

    you've become a crazy screaming fan!

  • lou03/07/2010 at 14:21

    noooo i havent. he signed for the whole line and before i knew it he was next to me so i asked for a picture :) we are off to find crofty. goodwood is ace :)

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 14:30

    The next letter on my Alphabet Adventure: http://smarterthanyouraverage.com/2010/07/03/e-is-for-edinburgh-castle/

  • Alianora La Canta03/07/2010 at 15:51

    from espn: http://en.espn…port/story/21825.html

    Furthermore a new gearbox, only on Felipe Massa's car in Valencia, was adopted to raise the pick-up points of the lower wishbone, in order to keep it clear of the hot exhaust gas flow.

    massa is getting upgrades before alonso? am surprise no fuss was made. {Comment #101}

    Turns out that Massa' used the same gearbox for the last 4 races and Alonso hasn't. It caught me by surprise too because I thought Alonso was due a new gearbox in Silverstone and Massa the race after that...

  • Alianora La Canta03/07/2010 at 15:58

    Am I the only person who can't see who's said what? On Firefox, I get

    #242 said

    instead of

    #242 [insert name here] said

    Is this a known issue?

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 16:04

    Is this a known issue?

    Yes. It's being fixed right now.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 16:11

    IndyCar:

    OK - in case anyone is wondering, qualifying for IndyCar at Watkins Glen starts at 6.15pm (BST) and is live from indycar.com

    For those wondering about the match late, qualifying finishes just after 7pm, so there should be no run-over

    :)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 16:17

    Indycar Practice 2

    (Viso crash is at about 2 minutes in) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WB6QBYGv-i4

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 16:24

    Why am I doing my tax return at 2.24am?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 16:25

    Why am I doing my tax return at 2.24am?

    Because you love it!!

  • Amy03/07/2010 at 16:26

    Because you love it!!

    I just really want my refund before I go on holiday :D

    I have had to stop because none of my data is in the system yet. Boo.

  • me03/07/2010 at 16:33

    Indycar Practice 2

    (Viso crash is at about 2 minutes in) http://www.you…m/watch?v=WB6QBYGv-i4

    did he break his steering of something? why isn't he trying turn out of that?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 16:37

    did he break his steering of something? why isn't he trying turn out of that?

    I think something lodged underneath the car when he hit the kerb

  • me03/07/2010 at 16:39

    I think something lodged underneath the car when he hit the kerb

    i see one of the wheels are off the ground, but he's not event attempting to steer or brake?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 16:41

    i see one of the wheels are off the ground, but he's not event attempting to steer or brake?

    hmmmm... didn't notice that to be honest - how odd...

  • jpancoast03/07/2010 at 16:47

    i see one of the wheels are off the ground, but he's not event attempting to steer or brake?

    hmmmm... didn't notice that to be honest - how odd...

    I wonder if the front suspension broke. There's a big flash of sparks about midway between him going over the grass and hitting the wall.

  • me03/07/2010 at 16:48

    I wonder if the front suspension broke. There's a big flash of sparks about midway between him going over the grass and hitting the wall.

    ahh, could be. do the cars have rear brakes though? there still should have been some slowing, no?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 16:49

    I wonder if the front suspension broke. There's a big flash of sparks about midway between him going over the grass and hitting the wall.

    Whatever broke, I'm certain it happened when he clumped the grass kerb

  • jpancoast03/07/2010 at 16:52

    ahh, could be. do the cars have rear brakes though? there still should have been some slowing, no?

    Tthey do but most of the braking is done by the front.

  • jpancoast03/07/2010 at 16:52

    Whatever broke, I'm certain it happened when he clumped the grass kerb

    yeah. He could steer after he went over the first kerb.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:03

    on an unrelated matter - dinner time!!

    http://twitpic.com/223u7a

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:05

    Indycar.com loaded - drivers are getting ready

    :)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:07

    Just watched today's F2 race from Portimao - spent the time wondering "why?"

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:25

    Interview with Viso on indycar.com

    The entire floor under the car dislodged!!

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:29

    hey all! :D

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:29

    hey lou + lukeh

    ;)

    how's goodwood?

  • RG03/07/2010 at 17:30

    hey all! :D

    helllo

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:30

    hey all! :D

    evening

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:31

    hey lou + lukeh

    ;)

    how's goodwood?

    oh.my.god. it's been an awesome day. bit sunburnt, very tired and full of aches and extremely dusty.. but we had a good time.

    Although we have more proof that the outside is bad. I've got hayfever and a cough, lukeh has a bad headache (although that's cause he got really sunburnt)..

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:31

    Indycar:

    C'MON ADAM CARROLL!!

    :D

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:31

    evening

    we never found Ant or Crofty :'( *sniff* we looked and we looked.. but there weren't around. Crofty is doing an interview with Heikki tomorrow though : D

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:33

    OK - I swear the commentator just said Adam Carroll was from Northern Irowa........?

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:40

    we never found Ant or Crofty :'( *sniff* we looked and we looked.. but there weren't around. Crofty is doing an interview with Heikki tomorrow though : D

    you've found the media building, though?

  • Lynch03/07/2010 at 17:43

    bit sunburnt, very tired and full of aches and extremely dusty....

    That sums up day day yesterday... also a top tip.. don't put on suncream just before you go on the tractor / go to rally stage / walk past bowlers ....

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:45

    you've found the media building, though?

    yeah, it's the tent between the house and the drivers club. We kept walking into Holly though... and Jenson's mum and dad... but no crofty. He's doing an interview at lotus with Heikki tomorrow at 2 i think, we'll go then and try and get his attention :)

    Holly was more than happy to have a pic and a quick chat (even though she was dashing off somewhere) when we said we were commenters on sidepodcast though :D very lovely lady (apparently my new bff)

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:46

    Holly was more than happy to have a pic and a quick chat (even though she was dashing off somewhere) when we said we were commenters on sidepodcast though :D very lovely lady (apparently my new bff)

    (hearts) holly!!

    i demand to see pictures!

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:46

    bff???

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:47

    bff???

    best friend forever

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:47

    (hearts) holly!!

    i demand to see pictures!

    holly is wonderful

    :)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:48

    best friend forever

    ahh right

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:48

    That sums up day day yesterday... also a top tip.. don't put on suncream just before you go on the tractor / go to rally stage / walk past bowlers ....

    we haven't been up to the rally stage yet :( lots of walking.. but not even been all the way up the hill! advice noted though, it was much more dusty today, my nikon, and the lumix i borrowed were/ are filthy!

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:49

    we haven't been up to the rally stage yet :( lots of walking.. but not even been all the way up the hill! advice noted though, it was much more dusty today, my nikon, and the lumix i borrowed were/ are filthy!

    we've never ever made it to the rally stage. you must get pics from the top of the hill though?

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:51

    holly is wonderful

    :)

    i wish 5live used her more. she was ace when covering for david's trip to the press conference.

    you know you two are more than simply commenters on spc now. you have both write regularly!

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:51

    i demand to see pictures!

    i have a pic that lukeh took (my eyes are closed - i was looking into the sun....) will try and upload it.. and the pic of me and JB.. while i was being squished (with daddy button in the background)..

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:52

    i have a pic that lukeh took (my eyes are closed - i was looking into the sun....)

    i know someone else like that!

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:52

    holly is wonderful

    :)

    hehe i'm not good with pictures... but holly and i

    http://twitpic.com/22499s

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:53

    i have a pic that lukeh took (my eyes are closed - i was looking into the sun....) will try and upload it.. and the pic of me and JB.. while i was being squished (with daddy button in the background)..

    did you get a pic with daddy button?

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:53

    we've never ever made it to the rally stage. you must get pics from the top of the hill though?

    i want to.. but it's so so soooooo hot out there.. it's kinda scary. We were going to go up the top first thing today, but i was busy clicking with the lumix

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:54

    did you get a pic with daddy button?

    he kinda stayed further away from us than last year.. i think after the last pic i got with him he's realised he didn't want to be punched :D

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:54
  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:54

    Indycar:

    Woah - Hunter-Reay just called Duno Watkins Glen's 16th corner - she's 7 seconds off the pace

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:55

    Indycar:

    Woah - Hunter-Reay just called Duno Watkins Glen's 16th corner - she's 7 seconds off the pace

    harsh!

  • RG03/07/2010 at 17:55

    Indycar:

    Woah - Hunter-Reay just called Duno Watkins Glen's 16th corner - she's 7 seconds off the pace

    She's making Luca Badoer look like Sebastian Vettel

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:55

    Indycar:

    Woah - Hunter-Reay just called Duno Watkins Glen's 16th corner - she's 7 seconds off the pace

    scratch that - she's 9 seconds off pole and 8 seconds slower than the next guy... what the hell?

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:56

    She's making Luca Badoer look like Sebastian Vettel

    :)

  • RG03/07/2010 at 17:56

    scratch that - she's 9 seconds off pole and 8 seconds slower than the next guy... what the hell?

    And she hasn't been banned or anything?

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:56

    me and JB!!! :D - http://twitpic.com/224am8

    i was squished against a fence.. but i got one :D hehe

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:56

    me and JB!!! :D - http://twitpic.com/224am8

    he knows who you are!

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:57

    And she hasn't been banned or anything?

    I can see her license being rvoked during the winter

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 17:57

    he knows who you are!

    i even touched his shoulder!

    and Jules was drinking Red bull...

    ... yes Lukeh's worried about me too..

  • me03/07/2010 at 17:57

    I can see her license being rvoked during the winter

    how do you get slower and slower like that?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 17:58

    how do you get slower and slower like that?

    Summer surprise?? Her team boss very limply tried to defend her.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 18:02

    Once again, I must say

    "C'MON CARROLL!!"

    :D

  • jpancoast03/07/2010 at 18:04

    me and JB!!! :D - http://twitpic.com/224am8

    Just watched "The Grid" last night and he said he listens to Rage Against the Machine before the race.

    That's just another reason to like him!

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 18:12

    Gah - Q2 is done; Carroll comes 10th. A good qually for you debut I suppose

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 18:21

    Hullo, Lukeh here now. My driver of the day was either mark webber or jochen mass! Webber spent a ridiculous amount of time with the fans and was just smiling, chatting away, looked really interested in everything being said by fans and just really a pleasure

    I heart jochen now, he's so funny. He also had fans asking for him so he started play acting a bit with them throwing arms about and stuff but it was all light hearted fun and he just came over for jokes and giggles with people there :)

  • me03/07/2010 at 18:24

    Hullo, Lukeh here now. My driver of the day was either mark webber or jochen mass! Webber spent a ridiculous amount of time with the fans and was just smiling, chatting away, looked really interested in everything being said by fans and just really a pleasure

    who was faster up the hill though?

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 18:25

    who was faster up the hill though?

    Probably webber. he did burnouts and spinning-the-car and everything (he called it the Red Bull style!)

  • me03/07/2010 at 18:25

    Probably webber. he did burnouts and spinning-the-car and everything (he called it the Red Bull style!)

    :)

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 18:59

    am pleased i read mr c's post. am struggling for content that isn't OMG JENSON in my daily for tomorrow... and Lukeh is asleep..

  • me03/07/2010 at 18:59

    am pleased i read mr c's post. am struggling for content that isn't OMG JENSON in my daily for tomorrow... and Lukeh is asleep..

    hehe!

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:00

    are you going to add your twitpic to the post lou?

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:01

    hehe!

    did i mention i touched his shoulder? lol... i've been hyper ever since. I think that's why i'm only just starting to feel the ache in my shoulder...

    i think i'm going to draft a few blog posts too while it's fresh in my mind. i'm so silly for not bringing my camera cable with me..

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:01

    are you going to add your twitpic to the post lou?

    i can do if you want?... which one?

    do you want to see what the finished banner looks like btw?

  • RG03/07/2010 at 19:02

    did i mention i touched his shoulder? lol... i've been hyper ever since. I think that's why i'm only just starting to feel the ache in my shoulder...

    Shoulder ache and Jenson touching your shoulder... related?

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:02

    i can do if you want?... which one?

    both!

    do you want to see what the finished banner looks like btw?

    was it not finished before? did you get my comment about getting croftie to sign the USP cap?

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:04

    was it not finished before? did you get my comment about getting croftie to sign the USP cap?

    that was only the drawing... i stitched it... like on cloth... it was all folded in lukeh's bag ready for me to give you.. :)

    yeah i saw it.. we didn't have it with us today, but i'll show it to him tomorrow might get us noticed :) maybe i can get a pic with him holding it?

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:05

    Shoulder ache and Jenson touching your shoulder... related?

    hehehe maybe.. maybe it was the shock. ahhh i have to write a blog post..

    and a review of the lumix... much blogging to do while Lukeh zzzzzz's

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:06

    yeah i saw it.. we didn't have it with us today, but i'll show it to him tomorrow might get us noticed :) maybe i can get a pic with him holding it?

    that would make my life. that would totally make up for black friday.

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:06

    and a review of the lumix... much blogging to do while Lukeh zzzzzz's

    woot!

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:06

    that would make my life. that would totally make up for black friday.

    okay, tis my mission for tomorrow then.. you might have to have me in the picture too (killing two birds with one stone and all that....)

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:07

    okay, tis my mission for tomorrow then.. you might have to have me in the picture too (killing two birds with one stone and all that....)

    more than acceptable ;)

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:07

    more than acceptable ;)

    i'll try not to close my eyes this time :)

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:10

    quick picture (can you tell i'm bored) to prove it's all stitched. :)

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:11

    quick picture (can you tell i'm bored) to prove it's all stitched. :)

    would help if i included the link..

    http://twitpic.com/224x6e

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 19:13

    http://twitpic.com/224x6e

    Woah. Did you make that when you were supposed to be revising?

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:13

    http://twitpic.com/224x6e

    am confused. last time i saw it, it looked like this: http://twitpic.com/1lukd9

    had no idea you were planning on stitching the whole thing!?!

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:15

    Woah. Did you make that when you were supposed to be revising?

    nope. i started it ages ago.. and finished it off during the European GP introduction coverage thing.. and neatened it up just before i left on Thursday :)

    ... mum wouldn't let me do it when i was meant to be revising..

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:16

    am confused. last time i saw it, it looked like this: http://twitpic.com/1lukd9

    oh yeah... it was only a plan... i couldn't stitch the page 22 or bibendum though... too small :( was going to surprise you with it on friday :D

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:16

    oh yeah... it was only a plan... i couldn't stitch the page 22 or bibendum though... too small :( was going to surprise you with it on friday :D

    awwww!

    #ihatemylife

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:18

    #ihatemylife

    hehehe you'll get it next time i see you...which will probably be ages away.. so it will probably still be a surprise :D (stop cancelling going to meetups! ;) )

    Friday at goodwood was sooooo humid though... it kinda left a shadow over the day as the temperature was so unbearable..

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:20

    hehehe you'll get it next time i see you...which will probably be ages away.. so it will probably still be a surprise :D (stop cancelling going to meetups! ;) )

    oops.

    on the plus side croftie would love the panda and the mac, it looks just like producer jas :)

    please, please find them tomorrow!

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:22

    please, please find them tomorrow!

    Lukeh says if i ask Crofty nicely after the interview with Heikki he may tell me where we can find Ant and him after their sky sports coverage finishes...

    #wantstomeetantandcrofty

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:23

    Lukeh says if i ask Crofty nicely after the interview with Heikki he may tell me where we can find Ant and him after their sky sports coverage finishes...

    sounds like a plan.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:25

    sounds like a plan.

    today = Jenson day

    tomorrow = Ant and Crofty day :)

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:26

    Lukeh says if i ask Crofty nicely after the interview with Heikki he may tell me where we can find Ant and him after their sky sports coverage finishes...

    you will meet that somewhere in spa though, surely? they'll be everywhere.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 19:27

    you will meet that somewhere in spa though, surely? they'll be everywhere.

    hehe but Goodwood is Goodwood..plus i can't wait till then! :)

    am off to go get some food. back later..

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 19:27

    Trackside from the Glen

    @99forever

    For those asking: Hinch's current FIL pole speed of 123.495 is ~2.5 MPH faster than Milka's speed, and Hinch keeps improving it.

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:27

    am off to go get some food. back later..

    see ya

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:28

    @99forever

    For those asking: Hinch's current FIL pole speed of 123.495 is ~2.5 MPH faster than Milka's speed, and Hinch keeps improving it.

    we could all do better :)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 19:29

    we could all do better :)

    My cat could do better... and my cat died in 1992

  • me03/07/2010 at 19:29

    My cat could do better... and my cat died in 1992

    :)

  • Joe in Fla03/07/2010 at 19:47

    Jean Todt is hangning around the pits at the Daytona Prototype race, will likely be there for the NASCAR race tonight

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 20:31

    Andy Hone was at Goodwood today working for Getty!!!!!!!!!

    oh.my.god! i must try and meet him tomorrow...that would be incredible...

  • me03/07/2010 at 20:32

    Andy Hone was at Goodwood today working for Getty!!!!!!!!!

    and friday. tweet him.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 20:33

    and friday. tweet him.

    have done... it would be so awesome. goodness i love goodwood.

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 20:33

    Now we are in the appropriate thread did you have a good day today stalking Buttons?

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 20:34

    Now we are in the appropriate thread did you have a good day today stalking Buttons?

    yep - http://twitpic.com/224am8

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 20:36

    Now we are in the appropriate thread did you have a good day today stalking Buttons?

    yep - http://twitpic.com/224am8

    That is very close for a stalker. Did you not trust Lukeh to press the button on the camera?

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 20:39

    That is very close for a stalker. Did you not trust Lukeh to press the button on the camera?

    he took the pic.. but we were all pressed against the fence as the mad button fans pushed to get to Jenson. I love that John is in the background.

    I shall explain more about Goodwood in my posts.. which i'll finish/ publish once i've looked through all my pics.. or have enough pics to decide if it should be one or 3 posts..

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 20:40

    I have been multi-tasking while the football has been on and I can now say the move to the new wiki is complete.

    There's a BUT, though.

    At the moment, all the pages that could be brought over have been, but I haven't sorted organisation or links or anything like that. You may not be able to find a page you're looking for by clickety clicking. However, the search on the new wiki is far superior to the old one, so that should help.

    I'll be organising the pages soon.

    A couple of pages didn't make the jump because of embedding issues - Sidepodsingles and Quikmaps spring to mind. There were only a couple though.

    Finally, there's no delete function on the old wiki (which is stoopid) so it now just points people in the direction of the new one.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 20:42

    I have been multi-tasking while the football has been on and I can now say the move to the new wiki is complete.

    wow! awesome... what's the link to the new wiki.. i can't remember it :(

  • RG03/07/2010 at 20:42

    wow! awesome... what's the link to the new wiki.. i can't remember it :(

    http://sidepodcast.wikia.com/sidepodcast I do believe

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 20:42

    That is very close for a stalker. Did you not trust Lukeh to press the button on the camera?

    he took the pic.. but we were all pressed against the fence as the mad button fans pushed to get to Jenson. I love that John is in the background.

    I shall explain more about Goodwood in my posts.. which i'll finish/ publish once i've looked through all my pics.. or have enough pics to decide if it should be one or 3 posts..

    I am looking forward to your posts and pics. Are you both fit for another day of climbing the hill?

  • Christine03/07/2010 at 20:43

    wow! awesome... what's the link to the new wiki.. i can't remember it :(

    http://wiki.sidepodcast.com works as normal.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 20:44

    I am looking forward to your posts and pics. Are you both fit for another day of climbing the hill?

    haven't really climbed the whole hill yet.. but we've probably walked miles. I've been suffering with bad hayfever all day, and my shoulder is all stiff.. having carried my cameras and things...

    Lukeh's shattered and sleeping..

    but it's goodwood and we'll be fine tomorrow i should imagine :D it's getting better and better. :D

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 20:44

    Finally, there's no delete function on the old wiki (which is stoopid) so it now just points people in the direction of the new one.

    That is crazy. They must expect people to leave some time. I guess you have to edit it to a blank page and let them store that on their server

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 20:45

    http://wiki.sidepodcast.com works as normal.

    ahhh thank you!

  • RG03/07/2010 at 20:45

    http://wiki.sidepodcast.com works as normal.

    I'll stay by the long way then.

  • me03/07/2010 at 20:45

    I'll stay by the long way then.

    :)

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 20:46

    haven't really climbed the whole hill yet.. but we've probably walked miles. I've been suffering with bad hayfever all day, and my shoulder is all stiff.. having carried my cameras and things...

    Hayfever and all that grass is not a good combination

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 20:46

    Hayfever and all that grass is not a good combination

    i think all the dust doesn't help. I was sneezing so much Mark Webber even said 'bless you' hehe :)

  • me03/07/2010 at 20:47

    i think all the dust doesn't help. I was sneezing so much Mark Webber even said 'bless you' hehe :)

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 20:47

    i think all the dust doesn't help. I was sneezing so much Mark Webber even said 'bless you' hehe :)

    You have been mixing with the stars. Good way to get a photo by getting sympathy from drivers

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 20:49

    You have been mixing with the stars. Good way to get a photo by getting sympathy from drivers

    every time Mark looked up at me today i didn't get the shot in time.

    He's become one of my all time favourite drivers though... and that Red Bull is stunning... i mean... a thing of beauty. :) As is the brawn (which went up the hill today! (dressed up as a merc..)

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:06

    Evening

  • RG03/07/2010 at 21:07

    Evening

    hey pat.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 21:07

    has anyone been checking out the live streaming from goodwood btw?

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 21:08

    hey Pat

  • RG03/07/2010 at 21:08

    has anyone been checking out the live streaming from goodwood btw?

    There's live streaming?

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:10

    I have just come back from a day at Ikea. Well, it took ages to get there and we spent over 4 hours there... My mate successfully got his bathroom sink unit.

    I went with the aim of spending no more than £25 on trinkets, I knew I would fail as soon as I picked up a shopping bag. I spent £50 and consider that a success, I could have gone through £100 easily.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:10

    I have just come back from a day at Ikea. Well, it took ages to get there and we spent over 4 hours there... My mate successfully got his bathroom sink unit.

    I went with the aim of spending no more than £25 on trinkets, I knew I would fail as soon as I picked up a shopping bag. I spent £50 and consider that a success, I could have gone through £100 easily.

    Oh and the meatballs are really nice

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 21:11

    There's live streaming?

    yep, from the dunlop stage.. so lots of lovely interviews with drivers... we chose not to go to Jenson's today though..

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 21:11

    yep, from the dunlop stage.. so lots of lovely interviews with drivers... we chose not to go to Jenson's today though..

    i'll put the info in the daily.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:12

    Hayfever and all that grass is not a good combination

    i think all the dust doesn't help. I was sneezing so much Mark Webber even said 'bless you' hehe :)

    Nice :)

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 21:21

    oh my god someone's car alarm has been going off for over 30mins and Lukeh is still sleeping... i might go mental if it continues for much longer..

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 21:24

    oh my god someone's car alarm has been going off for over 30mins and Lukeh is still sleeping... i might go mental if it continues for much longer..

    ahh it's stopped... either that or i'm now deaf...

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:39

    "amy's out there somewhere boys, say hi"

    make sure to mention they're the only reason I shelled out the 50 euro for the kangaroo ;)

    I completely forgot to reserve my Kangaroo. I'll do it next payday

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:39

    i got a pic with holly! she is awesome. no sight of crofty or ant. have shaken karuns hand, come face to face with rosberg and sam bird and tried out a new camera. today is a good day :)

    Brilliant!

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 21:41

    I completely forgot to reserve my Kangaroo. I'll do it next payday

    eeek! me too! must.do.that.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:41

    After mr c's last two sports posts, I suspect he won't be watching le tour de France......

    can i make it shorter?

    Ah what you want is the Velodrome at the Olympics, that's quite short. Or watch the nightly highlights of the TdF, just an hour a day...

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:41

    can i make it shorter?

    Tour de just one road in France.

    :D

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:41

    Hmm. There appears not to be any Superleague this weekend. I could have sworn there was some at Oschersomethingorother. They must have cancelled it.

    Oschersleben? Be glad. The place is awful.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 21:43

    ooooh this is interesting..

    Solar Camera Strap eliminates need for expensive dSLR batteries

    http://holykaw.alltop.com/solar-camera-strap-eliminates-need-for-expens

    My sore neck agrees with the idea of not needing expensive annoying heavy camera batteries anymore. However i'm not even using a battery grip (might need one soon :( )

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:44

    Nope - Five straight road/street circuits, before the calendar finishes off with four ovals

    awesome. haven't seen indy on a road course i don't think.

    Ahem.. apart from Sears Point with Franck.... :)

    I think Adam Carroll has that same backing this week.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:45

    I GOT A PHOTO WITH JENSON! ! ! ! OH MY GOD!

    Oh wow

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:53

    we haven't been up to the rally stage yet :( lots of walking.. but not even been all the way up the hill! advice noted though, it was much more dusty today, my nikon, and the lumix i borrowed were/ are filthy!

    we've never ever made it to the rally stage. you must get pics from the top of the hill though?

    I've walked through it to get to the top paddock. It takes ages to get through, you can't see the hillclimb course and the path is next to a slow section of the rally course so I didn't enjoy it. I didn't know it last year but apparently you can navigate your way to a better section of it so that may be worthwhile. I can't say I'll bother this year, will probably go halfway up the hill and turn back.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:56

    me and JB!!! :D - http://twitpic.com/224am8

    i was squished against a fence.. but i got one :D hehe

    Niice!

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 21:56

    I've walked through it to get to the top paddock. It takes ages to get through, you can't see the hillclimb course and the path is next to a slow section of the rally course so I didn't enjoy it. I didn't know it last year but apparently you can navigate your way to a better section of it so that may be worthwhile. I can't say I'll bother this year, will probably go halfway up the hill and turn back.

    we have sooo much to do tomorrow but i really hope we get the time to check it out. I wanna get some pics of them on the jump! :)

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 21:59

    we have sooo much to do tomorrow but i really hope we get the time to check it out. I wanna get some pics of them on the jump! :)

    I should say I didn't take the tractor so that's why it took a while (I didn't like the idea of queuing - regretted it). Also the London Pride at the top of the hill wasn't very nice. The jump is very tempting, would be the only reason I'd go up there..

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:02

    I should say I didn't take the tractor so that's why it took a while (I didn't like the idea of queuing - regretted it). Also the London Pride at the top of the hill wasn't very nice. The jump is very tempting, would be the only reason I'd go up there..

    i've been to the top paddock before (2008 i think) i haven't had chance to check out the rally stage bit at all yet :( I'm not sure Lukeh and I will be able to cope with running up and down the hill tomorrow.. although i'd liked to watch an f1 run from the banking so we'll catch the first run from there.. maybe.. planning goodwood is so difficult.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:03

    Lukeh says if i ask Crofty nicely after the interview with Heikki he may tell me where we can find Ant and him after their sky sports coverage finishes...

    Don't forget to meet Heikki.

    Love the banner :)

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:04

    Don't forget to meet Heikki.

    Love the banner :)

    oh yeah.. am gonna get some pics but we should try talk to him too.. this is of course if i don't loose Lukeh again... crowds are crazy!

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:04

    i've been to the top paddock before (2008 i think) i haven't had chance to check out the rally stage bit at all yet :( I'm not sure Lukeh and I will be able to cope with running up and down the hill tomorrow.. although i'd liked to watch an f1 run from the banking so we'll catch the first run from there.. maybe.. planning goodwood is so difficult.

    I haven't even tried to plan it. I will do when I see the programme. As long as I get to see F1 cars old and new on the track and have a wander of the paddocks, I'm happy.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:05

    I haven't even tried to plan it. I will do when I see the programme. As long as I get to see F1 cars old and new on the track and have a wander of the paddocks, I'm happy.

    f1 runs are around 12 and 3. :) *engraved into my head* :)

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:05

    Jean Todt is hangning around the pits at the Daytona Prototype race, will likely be there for the NASCAR race tonight

    I wonder how hard he's laughing

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:07

    f1 runs are around 12 and 3. :) *engraved into my head* :)

    Thanks! :)

    My ETA is 10.30, but this assumes I leave by 8.15 and the queue isn't too horrendous, neither of which is guaranteed.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:09

    Thanks! :)

    My ETA is 10.30, but this assumes I leave by 8.15 and the queue isn't too horrendous, neither of which is guaranteed.

    hehehe we've tried to arrive early each day so far.. and failed.. either because i wanted more sleep, or because of trains. hehe :)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:11

    does anyone here watch GP2?

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:13

    does anyone here watch GP2?

    Eventually..

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:13

    does anyone here watch GP2?

    i would if i could remember to.. i enjoyed watching the odd race last year..

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:14

    Eventually

    i would if i could remember to.. i enjoyed watching the odd race last year..

    Could someone please tell me why does Michel Herck bother?

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:15

    does anyone here watch GP2?

    *prods Mr C* I think we still have that Eurosport Player subbie from Le Mans, ideal for Silverstone..

  • RG03/07/2010 at 22:15

    does anyone here watch GP2?

    I mean to... but then forget and usually catch the highlights of the big crash on youtube.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:15

    Could someone please tell me why does Michel Herck bother?

    Didn't his dad buy DPR?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:16

    Sorry - just watching the Valencia feature race. I never ever miss GP2, but this is just dire stuff

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:17

    Didn't his dad buy DPR?

    Is he hoping his Dad buys him an F1 team too, because I can't imagine anyone ever hiring him

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:18

    I never ever miss GP2, but this is just dire stuff

    It can only be Valencia, because even GP2 is rarely this poor

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:20

    Normally Herck would finish 22nd and no one would ever notice, but here.....

  • RG03/07/2010 at 22:21

    Normally Herck would finish 22nd and no one would ever notice, but here.....

    Doing a Kobayashi? Except more annoying?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:22

    Doing a Kobayashi? Except more annoying?

    No - Herck is more Pierluigi Martini than Kobayashi

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:27

    The Eurosport commentary chaps are saying that Sergio Perez and Pastor Maldonado may be in F1 next year - what say you lovely Sidepodcast people about that?

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:28

    The Eurosport commentary chaps are saying that Sergio Perez and Pastor Maldonado may be in F1 next year - what say you lovely Sidepodcast people about that?

    Maldonado has supposed to have been in F1 next year for a few years now

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:29

    Daily is scheduled! i'm on a roll tonight!

  • RG03/07/2010 at 22:30

    Maldonado has supposed to have been in F1 next year for a few years now

    Linked with replacing Pedro at Sauber not so long ago.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:30

    Maldonado has supposed to have been in F1 next year for a few years now

    I think he was to have a reserve drive this year with one of the newer teams, but it didn't happen for some reason

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:30

    The Eurosport commentary chaps are saying that Sergio Perez and Pastor Maldonado may be in F1 next year - what say you lovely Sidepodcast people about that?

    I don't see there being a lot of free seats next year. Maldonado is certainly worth a shot in F1 and unless he does another GP2 season Jules Bianchi has Ferrari backing which may get him a seat somewhere, van der Garde is on McLaren's books and I have always rated Marcus Ericsson.

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:30

    Daily is scheduled! i'm on a roll tonight!

    Well done

  • RG03/07/2010 at 22:31

    Jules Bianchi has Ferrari backing which may get him a seat somewhere

    Sauber? Similar to Nakajima at Williams

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:32

    I don't see there being a lot of free seats next year. Maldonado is certainly worth a shot in F1 and unless he does another GP2 season Jules Bianchi has Ferrari backing which may get him a seat somewhere, van der Garde is on McLaren's books and I have always rated Marcus Ericsson.

    This is Maldanado's fourth GP2 season, so I think he needs a move up pronto - otherwise, he may disappear.

    I think Sam Bird will move up eventually too.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:32

    Maldonado has supposed to have been in F1 next year for a few years now

    I think he was to have a reserve drive this year with one of the newer teams, but it didn't happen for some reason

    Could be the next di Grassi, keeps finding a way in that gets thwarted for whatever reason. Although he's not as good IMO.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:33

    Could be the next di Grassi, keeps finding a way in that gets thwarted for whatever reason. Although he's not as good IMO.

    He's not bad though, I should say. I'm some way behind on GP2 knowledge but as of last year he was shaking off his crasher tag and developing well. I like the look of Perez too.

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:33

    Sauber? Similar to Nakajima at Williams

    Seems to be the logical place. Just like Massa before him. I would imagine that unless he finishes in the top couple of places in the championship he will do another season to try to clinch the championship

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:33

    Could be the next di Grassi, keeps finding a way in that gets thwarted for whatever reason. Although he's not as good IMO.

    To be honest, I've often wondered about di Grassi - I just don't think he's that good and am wondering how long he may be around

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:34

    This is Maldanado's fourth GP2 season, so I think he needs a move up pronto - otherwise, he may disappear.

    I think Sam Bird will move up eventually too.

    Maldonado could be another Pantano. Sam Bird seems to have been around for years now.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:34

    He's not bad though, I should say. I'm some way behind on GP2 knowledge but as of last year he was shaking off his crasher tag and developing well. I like the look of Perez too.

    Perez wasn't great last year, but he's really stepped up this season

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:34

    Maldonado could be another Pantano. Sam Bird seems to have been around for years now.

    I met Sam Bird today.. he's awesome.. :D

  • RG03/07/2010 at 22:35

    Seems to be the logical place. Just like Massa before him. I would imagine that unless he finishes in the top couple of places in the championship he will do another season to try to clinch the championship

    He won F2 last year right? Makes sense.

    Only likely free seats next year will be Merc, Sauber and whichever new team comes in.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:35

    Maldonado could be another Pantano. Sam Bird seems to have been around for years now.

    Bird's only 23 though and this is his first GP2 season

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:35

    Maldonado could be another Pantano. Sam Bird seems to have been around for years now.

    He's been around the levels below GP2 for a while, this year could/should be his opportunity to show off properly.

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:36

    He won F2 last year right? Makes sense.

    Soucek won F2

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:36

    He won F2 last year right? Makes sense.

    Andy Soucek won F2 last year

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:36

    I met Sam Bird today.. he's awesome.. :D

    OK he should get an F1 seat for making Lou happy

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:37

    Perez wasn't great last year, but he's really stepped up this season

    He was very good in GP2 Asia not the one just gone but the one before.

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:37

    ...and right now I don't see F2 as being anything other than a career cul-de-sac

  • RG03/07/2010 at 22:37

    Soucek won F2

    Okay I don't know who he is then.

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:37

    Bird's only 23 though and this is his first GP2 season

    Drivers start in cars so young now that they can seem ancient by the age of 23 like him or Lewis

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:38

    OK he should get an F1 seat for making Lou happy

    i was taking pics of him as he was giving autographs and he looked at me for a split second smiled at all my cameras and moved on the the next person wanting an autograph, was kinda funny :)

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:38

    He was very good in GP2 Asia not the one just gone but the one before.

    GP2 Asia has fairly questionable talent at times though

    Okay I don't know who he is then.

    He was in GP2 a couple of years ago, but struggled. Apparent horror stories about how his team treated him

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:38

    ...and right now I don't see F2 as being anything other than a career cul-de-sac

    Agreed

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:39

    i was taking pics of him as he was giving autographs and he looked at me for a split second smiled at all my cameras and moved on the the next person wanting an autograph, was kinda funny :)

    How many cameras are you carrying?

  • RG03/07/2010 at 22:39

    He was in GP2 a couple of years ago, but struggled. Apparent horror stories about how his team treated him

    Oh right, so not the best thing to judge him on then

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:40

    How many cameras are you carrying?

    at that time it was three...

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:40

    GP2 Asia has fairly questionable talent at times though

    True enough. The top half dozen are usually reasonable

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:41

    at that time it was three...

    Such a pro.

    Did you get to try that camera that they were giving free trials of?

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:42

    GP2 Asia has fairly questionable talent at times though

    True enough. The top half dozen are usually reasonable

    True - I think Valsecchi is a true measure of where its at - winner of GP2 Asia, but 9th in the main series (so far)

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:43

    Did you get to try that camera that they were giving free trials of?

    yes! review coming soon, but it was awesome!

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:43

    True - I think Valsecchi is a true measure of where its at - winner of GP2 Asia, but 9th in the main series (so far)

    Didn't Kobayashi win GP2 Asia then finish 15th in the proper championship?

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:44

    yes! review coming soon, but it was awesome!

    I assume it is on the I want list now

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:44

    Didn't Kobayashi win GP2 Asia then finish 15th in the proper championship?

    As with everything in life, Kobayashi is a special case

  • RG03/07/2010 at 22:44

    Didn't Kobayashi win GP2 Asia then finish 15th in the proper championship?

    I think it was 16th actually.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:44

    I assume it is on the I want list now

    for £600 i think not :(

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:45

    I think it was 16th actually.

    It was

  • Pat W03/07/2010 at 22:47

    True - I think Valsecchi is a true measure of where its at - winner of GP2 Asia, but 9th in the main series (so far)

    Strikes me as the real heir to Fisi/Pantano - fast on his day, not on others. Good midfielder who could have a solid career if given to him, but without setting the world on fire.

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:48

    for £600 i think not :(

    Hopefully your university will have one. You should see the camera people tomorrow and tell them about your uni and suggest they give them one because then all the students would get to try it and some of them would buy them when they become professionals. Use your power

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 22:50

    Use your power

    Lou has powers?? Lazer shooting eyes and stuff??

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:50

    Hopefully your university will have one. You should see the camera people tomorrow and tell them about your uni and suggest they give them one because then all the students would get to try it and some of them would buy them when they become professionals. Use your power

    hehehe okay, will do, you only get to borrow it for 2 hours but it's totally worth it, i may try and get one tomorrow too.

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:51

    Lou has powers?? Lazer shooting eyes and stuff??

    That would be handy for a photographer

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:51

    hehehe okay, will do, you only get to borrow it for 2 hours but it's totally worth it, i may try and get one tomorrow too.

    I guess you will need to be lucky with all the people tomorrow

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:55

    I guess you will need to be lucky with all the people tomorrow

    it's kinda hidden away.. but they have lots of cameras...:) i'm sure i'll get one at one point...

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:57

    it's kinda hidden away.. but they have lots of cameras...:) i'm sure i'll get one at one point...

    Good luck and enjoy. If someone is giving them out it would be rude not to try

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 22:58

    Some interesting twitpics from Chandhok today.

    http://twitter.com/karunchandhok

    He was driving the Williams FW08 and among others he has a pic of Jim Clark's Indy winning Lotus.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 22:59

    Good luck and enjoy. If someone is giving them out it would be rude not to try

    exactly, plus as it's only got a short focal length lens with it, it means that i have one camera with a zoom lens and another camera for close up shots. Perfect for Goodwood... as changing lenses today would have meant one dusty camera..

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 23:01

    awwwww

    @Diego_Maradona

    This was like a punch from Muhammad Ali, I have no strength for anything...

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 23:01

    exactly, plus as it's only got a short focal length lens with it, it means that i have one camera with a zoom lens and another camera for close up shots. Perfect for Goodwood... as changing lenses today would have meant one dusty camera..

    You already have three cameras. One of them must have a short lens.

    Avoid the dust.

  • lou & Lukeh03/07/2010 at 23:02

    You already have three cameras. One of them must have a short lens.

    yeah my bridge camera (my mini ish digi nikon) has an amazing focal length range, so that usually does the trick. nothing beats a Dslr though..

  • Leigh O'Gorman03/07/2010 at 23:02

    ...and then there's Yikes!!

    @99forever: Because I know you're going to ask: all but two in the FIL field qualified faster than Milka [Duno].

  • Steven Roy03/07/2010 at 23:07

    yeah my bridge camera (my mini ish digi nikon) has an amazing focal length range, so that usually does the trick. nothing beats a Dslr though..

    I guess you ned to borrow one then.