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Old 02-18-2019, 10:11 AM
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I enjoyed the documentary and I thought it gave a fairly good insight into what motivates these guys.

I'm interested to see what some of our "Gentlemen" drivers think of the documentary once they've seen it.
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If you watch this expecting a racing movie you'll be disappointed. It's more of a reality show type documentary giving a glimpse into a few of the drivers lives on and off track. Actual racing stuff is like 20% of the program with specially edited bits with JH narrating. I didn't think it was great but it's still more interesting than 95% of the stuff on Netflix for a racing fan.

By the way, "Senna" is back on Netflix again. Worth a rewatch.
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Originally Posted by breljohn View Post
I also liked the psychologist's point of view (and the parallels between entrepreneurship and racing)
Same here.

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I am thinking that it takes a raw amateur driver close to 10 years to be fast, consistent and competitive at that Pro-Am level!
Historically I'd agree but these days a lot of young guys are compressing that timeline via sims and video games. Sean Johnston was a good example:

http://seanjohnstonracing.com/sean/

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Old 02-18-2019, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by TFBoxster View Post
I enjoyed the documentary and I thought it gave a fairly good insight into what motivates these guys.

I'm interested to see what some of our "Gentlemen" drivers think of the documentary once they've seen it.
Paul Dalla Lana was happy with the documentary (in spite of the Le Mans mistake!)
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Originally Posted by seanseidman View Post
Paul Dalla Lana was happy with the documentary (in spite of the Le Mans mistake!)

I think that this was more of what we like to call in the commercial business, "branded content" I am sure that the all four of those guys wrote checks for this production at some point. It played as more of a marketing piece than anything else.


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Old 02-19-2019, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by syncspeedinc View Post
I think that this was more of what we like to call in the commercial business, "branded content" I am sure that the all four of those guys wrote checks for this production at some point. It played as more of a marketing piece than anything else.
I had the same feeling. Kind of like the "Journey to Le Mans" movie that used to be on Netflix.
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