Signing off of their final broadcast as the commentary team for US broadcast of Formula One on NBC Sports, Leigh Diffey, David Hobbs, and Steve Matchett gave us one last fantastic moment. Formula One is switching to ESPN next year, and will use the world feed’s native commentary team, thus rendering Hobbs and Matchett…
I’d wager that these two men, by the names of Chris Harris and Mike Spinelli, are among the only people ever to get a Ford Raptor stuck on a teeny little glacier such as this one in Iceland.
NASCAR’s most popular driver for 14 straight years and soon-to-be retiree Dale Earnhardt Jr. signed onto a multi-year deal to join NBC Sports’ NASCAR commentary team in 2018, the network announced today. Look, we all knew this was going to happen. The people need—no, demand!—more Earnhardt.
There are exactly two types of TV shows about cars: sensationalized “build” dramas set to slow-motion footage of sparks, and Top Gear knockoffs. The latter “boy’s trip” motif tends to be a little more bearable so I’m excited to see what my friends have in store for the third season of /Drive on NBC Sports.
Apple, Inc. recently announced a new Apple TV, and with it CEO Tim Cook dropped a bomb: The future of television is the app. In an era of dying cable television subscriptions, now is the time for Formula 1, for Bernie Ecclestone, to switch broadcasting models.
Unless you're living under a rock around here, you probably know that the guys from /Drive have moved from YouTube to the big time, well at least to a 3rd tier cable network. But don't take my cynicism as criticism. Lamentations of American programming for enthusiasts are unfortunately in abundance around these parts.…