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  1. Thread: Brc 2017

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    So propose a simpler way to do it but still give...

    So propose a simpler way to do it but still give enough incentive for crews to enter a relatively expensive final round. Rally Isle of Man had 159 miles of stages compared to 60 miles on Round 1 so...
  2. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Not me doing the sorting out; your commendation...

    Not me doing the sorting out; your commendation should go to David James, Ted O'Day, John Findlayson, Fiona Moir and several other people who have all worked several very long days and nights.
  3. Thread: Brc 2017

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    BRC are saying "There is a query with Cronin's...

    BRC are saying "There is a query with Cronin's time from SS19. This will effect title fight. If Cronin wins he is champion. If Edwards wins Ahlin is Champion" Looking at the timing data Cronin's...
  4. Thread: Brc 2017

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    As things stand yes Cronin has won Legs 3 and 4...

    As things stand yes Cronin has won Legs 3 and 4 of BRC by 0.1s and hence won the championship.
  5. Thread: Brc 2017

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    I think as things stand, Cronin takes BRC by a...

    I think as things stand, Cronin takes BRC by a single point.
  6. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Interesting climax to the championship: they are...

    Interesting climax to the championship: they are just starting the last stage and Keith Cronin has to take 10s out of Matt Edwards on last stage to win BRC or Ahlin has to take 26s out of Cronin to...
  7. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Stage 20 now cancelled.

    Stage 20 now cancelled.
  8. Thread: Brc 2017

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    We think the leading competitors encountered cows...

    We think the leading competitors encountered cows in stage 20 and stopped (except for car 1); they then came out of the stage in convoy. Stage is not currently running. Awaiting decision from Rally...
  9. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Looks like Ahlin is upping his pace; taken 21.7s...

    Looks like Ahlin is upping his pace; taken 21.7s from Matt Edwards on SS19. He is 15.1s behind Edwards in the battle for leg 3 and 4 points with two stages to go. This could go down to the wire.
  10. Thread: Brc 2017

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    My mistake. If Ahlin finishes 3rd on legs 3 and...

    My mistake. If Ahlin finishes 3rd on legs 3 and 4 he will score 15 points and increase his total by 7 points to 128. If Cronin wins legs 3 and 4 he will score 25 points plus 5 bonus points as he is...
  11. Thread: Brc 2017

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    It is only close for winning the Championship if...

    It is only close for winning the Championship if Ahlin has a significant problem today but Matt Edwards is certainly going to keep Cronin honest. Given that Matt is in his first season in an R5 and...
  12. Thread: Brc 2017

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    I now understand that Ahlin did finish SS14. The...

    I now understand that Ahlin did finish SS14. The event is currently running 84 minutes late but the first cars are now into SS15. Times that are missing on 14 should be available when the cars...
  13. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Keith Cronin and Matt Edwards are tied right down...

    Keith Cronin and Matt Edwards are tied right down to the last tenth of a second on the BRC legs 3 and classification. It might mean that Cronin will have to push a bit harder to get the maximum...
  14. Thread: Brc 2017

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    To help follow the battle over the final round...

    To help follow the battle over the final round (Legs 3 and 4 of Rally Isle of Man) a special classification of BRC competitors over Legs 3 and 4 only will be available at

    Classification over Legs...
  15. Thread: Brc 2017

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    The erroneous text about counting rounds in the...

    The erroneous text about counting rounds in the Competitors section of the BRC web site has now been corrected see https://www.msabrc.com/competitors/
  16. Thread: Brc 2017

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    I agree with you an so do people with real...

    I agree with you an so do people with real influence. Bad news is that I am told that there is no chance of anything changing until the Scottish Inquiry into the Jim Clark/Snowman accidents has...
  17. Thread: Brc 2017

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    I have now had confirmation from the BRC...

    I have now had confirmation from the BRC Championship Manager that the wording on the web site is incorrect. It will be corrected tomorrow. What is different about the final round, compared to last...
  18. Thread: Brc 2017

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    But those are not the championship regulations...

    But those are not the championship regulations which simply say (Art 5.2) "The British Rally Championship for Teams, Manufacturers, Drivers and Co-Drivers will be awarded to the entrant/competitors...
  19. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Wrong. Mid Wales was replaced by Border Counties...

    Wrong. Mid Wales was replaced by Border Counties (at very short notice). See post above for explanation of eighth round.
  20. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Rally Isle of Man is two scoring opportunities;...

    Rally Isle of Man is two scoring opportunities; first set of points for legs 1 and 2; second set of points for legs 3 and 4.
  21. Thread: Brc 2017

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    For most of the categories it is best 6 scores...

    For most of the categories it is best 6 scores (out of 8). Two wheel drive and ladies is best 4 scores.
  22. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Where does the bit "and must include the final...

    Where does the bit "and must include the final round" come from. I can't see it mentioned in the set of regulations in front of me but then I am only the person responsible for calculating the...
  23. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Yup. Both have submitted damage declarations...

    Yup. Both have submitted damage declarations with the retirement reason left blank.
  24. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Car 203 hit a sheep and it pulled off an oil pipe...

    Car 203 hit a sheep and it pulled off an oil pipe which spread oil along the stage and the CoC decided the conditions were too dangerous and crews after the first two ran through non competitively...
  25. Thread: Brc 2017

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    Reports coming in that Ahlin has gone off in last...

    Reports coming in that Ahlin has gone off in last stage; OK board displayed.
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