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FAQ: World 100 pay-per-view information

August 26, 2014, 10:14 pm

Frequently asked questions about DirtonDirt.com's live pay-per-view productions of the 44th annual World 100 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Sept. 4-6:

Who can I contact with questions?

Amber Rigsby: amberrigsby@dirtondirt.com
Michael Rigsby: michael@dirtondirt.com

Where do I find the live video?: Click this link (it will be active each evening).

What kind of pay-per-view packages are available?: Click this link.

Do I need to be a DirtonDirt.com subscriber to watch the pay-per-view productions?: All live broadcasts are available to both DirtonDirt.com subscribers and non-subscribers.

How much does it cost?: Check our ordering page for package details. Single-day packages are available Thursday and Friday for $21.95 per day, while a single-day package for Saturday's finale is $39.95.

What will I get if I purchase the pay-per-view?: Multi-camera coverage of the action, along with driver interviews, live timing and scoring, instant replay, pre-race coverage and more. You’ll also have the opportunity to chat with other viewers.

What time does the production begin?: Live video will begin each evening about 5:30 p.m. Eastern.

When I reach the video page, I don't see a video player, only a white area in the middle of the screen. Why?: You need to update the background program that plays video for your web browser. Go to this page and follow the instructions. Additionally, we strongly encourage viewers use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome instead of Internet Explorer.

What if the video is buffering or doesn't appear to be working?: Try these suggestions successively. First, close as many other computer applications as possible and refresh your browser window. Reboot your computer. Switch to a different web browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Turn off your router (where the internet comes into your home) for 30 seconds, then power it up again. In most cases, those will solve issues. If there's a problem that appears to be affecting everyone, check the live chat and our Twitter feed or Facebook page for details.

What if I'm hearing an echo?: You likely have two browser windows open to the live video feed, so you're hearing the audio twice. Close one of the windows.

How do I make the video full-screen?: Click the square box next to the volume adjuster in the lower middle portion of the screen.

Is my computer capable of receiving pay-per-view?: If you have a high-speed Internet connection and you're typically able to view our videos online, you're set. Regularly-used computers five years old or newer with recent software shouldn't have any problems. For the best broadcast experience, we recommend using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome web browsers.

Is it just like watching TV?: For the most part, although you computer screen is likely a bit smaller and the picture isn't quite as a sharp as some television broadcasts. As long as you have a steady high-speed internet connection, you should be able to watch smooth video throughout each night's program.

Is the live production available on mobile devices?: A computer and full web browser may provide the best experience, but most smartphones and tablets, including iPhones and iPads, can be used as well.

What's the racing schedule?: The weekend wraps up Saturday with six heat races, consolation races, scrambles and the 100-lap, $47,000-to-win World 100.

Who is doing the production?: Jonathan Bateman, Eldora Speedway’s Manager of Promotions and New Media, and Michael Rigsby, co-founder of DirtonDirt.com, will oversee a production team overflowing with broadcast and video experience. Long-time motorsports cameraman Greg Stephens will direct the broadcasts, with graphics from Ryan Hines, videography from Steve Gigeous, Will Gigeous, Webb Dillard, Craig Jensen, Mike Lyons and J.J. Samuelson, and assistance from others.

Who will be announcing?: Shane Andrews and James Essex will call the action, while Ben Shelton will serve as pit reporter and Dustin Jarrett will host the broadcast.

 
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