Originally Posted by markjenn
Are the three main commentators even on site? I get the impression that they're commentating on the same video feed we're seeing, totally at the mercy of the director's choice of cameras. I too have noted many times where you hear the crowd roaring for a good ten seconds or more before they get a clue that something has happened on track.
Yea, they are there. It was fun to see a race in person last year, then watch it on TV the next day at home and see what they missed. I cannot imagine that play by play is easy, but shit, if a stadium load of people are screaming it doesnt take a rocket surgeon to figure out something is happening.