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    Quote Originally Posted by Francis44 View Post
    Holy shit, surely some parts are traceable.
    Hmm, yes, is there much of a black market for Fabia R5 parts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    No, unless they use the engine in some Citroën model. Also in my opinion the two litre turbo from Astra OPC would be a better base.
    Well that engine from OPC is very powerful, downsized it still could be powerful and reliable. Wonder what engine Holzer used in Opel R5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RS View Post
    Hmm, yes, is there much of a black market for Fabia R5 parts?
    Sadly there will always be someone somewhere that if short of budget will be tempted. Guess there may only be an issue if there is any of the parts that need returning to the factory for a re-build. In the UK there are well documented instances of competitors funding their own motor sport activities by being involved in criminal actions. Like any other addiction some will go to any lengths to feed their habit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by electroliquid View Post
    Well that engine from OPC is very powerful, downsized it still could be powerful and reliable. Wonder what engine Holzer used in Opel R5.
    it has also 86 mm bore, same as Mitsubishi 4B11/Hyundai Theta which is a basis for very good Hyundai R5 engine. M-sport has 83 mm, Škoda has 82,5 mm, PSA EP6 has only 77 mm.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    First 15 Polo R5s goes to
    - 3x Baumschlager in Austria
    - 3x Paraguy to Miguel Carrizosa/DIESA S.A., a Volkswagen importer
    - 2x BMA in Belgium
    - 2x Printsport Oy, Finland
    - 2x HK Racing team in Italy
    - 1x THX Racing in Belgium
    - 1x Kristoffersson Motorsport
    - 1x to Portugal
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hartusvuori View Post
    - 1x to Portugal
    Pedro Meireles?
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    VW newsletter didn't mention to who in Portugal. All other customers were named.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    Pedro Meireles?
    A Racing Team by the name of Team Novadriver also mentioned that they were looking into rallying with the Polo

    Cheers

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    2 for HK, means 2 for DMax Racing? Almost sure that's another branch of them? Like Thx is of DG Sport and SXM of JMotorsport.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hartusvuori View Post
    First 15 Polo R5s goes to
    - 3x Baumschlager in Austria
    With Raimund Baumschlager being also one of the main test drivers, BRR is going to be the prime customer team again - They will have already lots of experience with the car straight from the beginning.

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