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    Was there ever such talk? I lived under an impression that the reason was mainly to differentiate more R5 and R4 cars.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    Havent got time to go trawling for the link but yes there was!

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    The reason for paddle shifts was mainly forced by manufacturers. FIA is happy with R5 category (despite the price is higher that they wanted).

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    https://rallysportmag.com/feature-ci...new-c3-r5-car/

    Article about the C3 R5 development

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    "2018 will see the return of the new WRC cars after one year of use and fine-tuning, and the debut of new cars in lower categories, including the new Citroen C3R5 and Hyundai i20R5 and perhaps also the Toyota Yaris R5."

    In Rallye Monte-Carlo guide 1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andre Oliveira View Post
    "2018 will see the return of the new WRC cars after one year of use and fine-tuning, and the debut of new cars in lower categories, including the new Citroen C3R5 and Hyundai i20R5 and perhaps also the Toyota Yaris R5."

    In Rallye Monte-Carlo guide 1
    They did forgot 2 very important new R5:

    POLO
    and
    FIESTA
    "quattro best 4wd rallycar ever"

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    I thought Citroen already ruled out Monte?

    And we have seen nothing of the Polo, Yaris or new Fiesta yet. I presume they are already all testing but one would expect to have seen something by this stage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RS View Post
    And we have seen nothing of the Polo, Yaris or new Fiesta yet. I presume they are already all testing but one would expect to have seen something by this stage.
    The closest I've seen to a release date for the new Fiesta is a quote from Motorsport News from Paul Bird, British (formerly World) Superbike team boss and long time M Sport privateer WRC customer, on returning from a two year drug ban earlier this year. He said: “I’ll have an R5, but I’m going to wait for the new shape to come out at the end of 2018. I’ll use the Focus [WRC '07] until then. I can always hire a car.”
    https://www.motorsport-news.co.uk/?p=57928

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    BILLIOT Jrmie‏*@planetemarcus
    #WRC New Tarmac test in France for Citron Racing debuts today with @SLefebvreRallye and new C3R5 → http://bit.ly/2y3JYyA




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    nice livery from Galatariotis fabia r5 at Cyprus


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