If it looks like rain, people aren't going to show up. It doesn't matter about the chances of rain. It may be 40% chance, but that translates to 80% chance of clouds, overcast, and no sun.
The point of a rail jam at a shop is to get spectators and sell stuff. It's not just to support the sport. I probably have one of the poorest opinions of the alpine shop, but your whining does nothing to help the situation.
2 billion dollars...sir, I'd handle my grandpa's balls for 2 billion dollars.