Usually I’m a fairly vocal fan of our local F1 broadcaster OneHD, but the free-to-air network’s pre-race show telecast has been held up by a live basketball game in Australia’s local NBL series.

The final five minutes of the game’s fourth quarter – a game that was scheduled to finish before 5pm Sydney time – has taken over twenty minutes. Yes, twenty minutes!

Needless to say, the volley of Twitter complaints has been fun to read while we pass the time…


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Richard Bailey

Founder & Chief Editor at MotorsportM8
Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.