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    Quote Originally Posted by steve.mandzij View Post
    Judging by his testing videos, he was pushing hard. I've got high hopes for Germany!

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    The guy is still pumped up after Finland. The best JML can hope for is Ogier and Nueville running into issues trying to battle it out. It's going to be exciting regardless...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rallysupportnl View Post
    Video Test #2 Jari-Matti Latvala in dry conditions!

    Click on the photo or here --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Fgck0ccNp4
    That looks proper quick.
    OK, have to realize that it's not possible to judge the real speed but it looks good.

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    DMACK Tyres‏*@DMACK_Tyres
    Good test today with @ElfynEvans - tried a few different options and we will aim to play our asphalt joker for Rally Germany next week

    Elfyn Evans‏*@ElfynEvans
    Great to be back on tarmac for our Germany test today. Trying out some new @DMACK_Tyres #WRC @MSportLtd

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    Well with the one test car written off in Finland testing, it's simply possible Ogier's former car was the only one available and they just removed the tire stickers for Evans testing and he was on DMACK whole test.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mknight View Post
    Well with the one test car written off in Finland testing, it's simply possible Ogier's former car was the only one available and they just removed the tire stickers for Evans testing and he was on DMACK whole test.
    Sure looks like Michelin tyres though I think is what people are getting at. As in the logo on the actual tyre.

    And surely that is part of how Dmack test - by comparing their tyres against their competitor? So having access to both types of tyres as MSport are a Michelin customer, why would you not run both, so that Dmack can learn and develop their tyres to be more competitive?

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    yes, you are both right.

    Those Latvala clips are really fun to watch! but he is clearly overdriving at times. Evans looked also good but like you all say, we dont know until the rally starts.
    Tšnak: "Better than I expected. Lots of sideways - and we enjoy that."

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    Quote Originally Posted by racerx1979 View Post
    The guy is still pumped up after Finland. The best JML can hope for is Ogier and Nueville running into issues trying to battle it out. It's going to be exciting regardless...
    Latvala has a good record of tarmac results in the recent years, I'm expecting him to be fast in Germany.

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    JML doesn't drive a Yaris,he is driving a ''Jaris''


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