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 Post subject: Online BTCC races
PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 9:45 pm 
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I know some of you follow BTCC. I'm just curious if you guys know of anywhere I can watch the races. I missed the first race of the season and I'd like to watch them. Thanks.

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 Post subject: Re: Online BTCC races
PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:24 pm 
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THansenite wrote:
I know some of you follow BTCC. I'm just curious if you guys know of anywhere I can watch the races. I missed the first race of the season and I'd like to watch them. Thanks.
The races are being covered live (and streamed) by ITV in England. The schedule is at http://www.btcc.net/html/tvtimetable.php . Replays of the first three races are available for viewing on the ITVplayer at http://www.itv.com/touringcars . The bad news is you have to be in England to access the player. The workaround is a wonderful bit of software called ExpatShield (http://www.expatshield.com) which creates a UK IP address for you to surf from, allowing access to all sorts of stuff usually blocked from us across the pond, like the BTCC and the Top Gear stuff you usually get a "Not available in your area" message on.

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 Post subject: Re: Online BTCC races
PostPosted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:06 am 
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Ric Johnson wrote:
THansenite wrote:
I know some of you follow BTCC. I'm just curious if you guys know of anywhere I can watch the races. I missed the first race of the season and I'd like to watch them. Thanks.
The races are being covered live (and streamed) by ITV in England. The schedule is at http://www.btcc.net/html/tvtimetable.php . Replays of the first three races are available for viewing on the ITVplayer at http://www.itv.com/touringcars . The bad news is you have to be in England to access the player. The workaround is a wonderful bit of software called ExpatShield (http://www.expatshield.com) which creates a UK IP address for you to surf from, allowing access to all sorts of stuff usually blocked from us across the pond, like the BTCC and the Top Gear stuff you usually get a "Not available in your area" message on.


Awesome! I found the ITV site last night, but got the "you bloody yank shant watch our motorsports" message. Thanks Ric!

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