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Linux Is Going To The Indianapolis 500

Apr 11, 2007, 19:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

[ Thanks to BobM for this link. ]

"When I say that the Indy 500 is voraciously viewed, that is no subjective phrase. Networks battle just as hard as the drivers, race teams and sponsors for the rights to broadcast the event. Sponsors? Why the elbowing and shoving for positions among sponsors? Isn't an Indy car going a bit too fast to pick out a sponsor's ad on the chasis? Well... yeah, but that's not the idea. During the course of the race, as the driver gains, loses or maintains his or HER position on the track, it's not only the driver that is mentioned...it's the driver's sponsor who is mentioned.

"'Jack, it looks like the number 17 Linux car is making it's move. Yes,...what a gutsy move Jack...second place now has a new occupant...'

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