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Formula 1: Drive to Survive on Netflix is all the reasons Sports Fans love Sport

Formula 1 Drive to Survive a Netflix Original Series

When people say, “I just don’t get into sport” it really doesn’t matter what sport you’re trying to get them into or to watch or experience. Often, there’s little you can do to get them to give it a chance. You may inevitably counter them with the point that sport, in almost any and every form is more than just the sum of its parts, and that’s the main reason that people enjoy watching it.

Most of the time, it’s the things that happen off the field, off the track, off the court, that build and bleed onto those places to enrich the drama of the athletic contest.

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Kurt Busch’s attempted the NASCAR Indy Double because he’s a Racer

Seriously, it is that simple, that is what the man said. When asked why he was compelled to do the Double, Kurt Busch replied, “I’m a racer.” I’m sold, you’re a racer, but the Double is different territory.

While most of America was getting ready for a Sunday barbecue, Kurt Busch was in an Indy Car at the Indianapolis Speedway for 500 miles of racing as a rookie in the Indianapolis 500. That was to be the start of his day.

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February has been Widely Considered a Wasteland in the American Sports Landscape, It’s NOT

1995 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Cover with Daniela Pestova

For some reason, February has been widely considered a wasteland in the American sports landscape. This is because most American sports fans look at February as a pause between the National Football League’s Super Bowl and Major League Baseball with a stopover in College Basketball for March Madness. But that is not the case, far from it. There is plenty of sport to go around in February for the American sports fan, even more for the worldly sports fan.

Below are 10 reasons February isn’t the sports wasteland that most seem to think it is. Because there are plenty of things for sports fans to get excited about.

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IndyCar could learn something from NASCAR a.k.a Don’t finish the race under yellow!

Yesterday, The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the Indianapolis 500 ended under caution. I repeat, it ended under a yellow flag! Thus race winner Tony Kanaan followed the pace car for the final two laps to take the checkered flag. This is legal as it follows the current IndyCar rules, it’s just not good for the sport. Hello, is any one there? This is racing isn’t it?

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