Why go to Mass in a parking lot rather than watch on TV

The Case For Drive-In Masses | Gregory Pine, O.P.

Most American Catholics no longer have access to public Masses, and may not have access for some time. The bishops’ suspension of public Masses …
Easy reason: you're physically present -at- the Mass while the Mass is being celebrated. If you're watching it on TV, you're not. It's why people every year pay stupid sums to attend major sporting events.