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    Quote Originally Posted by Atob WRC View Post
    Any news from Andolfi after his car was totally burned at Valais?

    This boy has to be at WRC!
    Andolfi is trying to build a program with a r5 car. Presumably the Hyundai. Let's hope for participation at WRC2.

    No monte for him

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simmi View Post
    Anyone heard anything about Huby Ptaszek for 2017? Have to assume he'll be back unless all the money was spent doing all rounds this season.
    Yes

    7 WRC2 Rounds with Orlen Team in 2017

    Check his Facebook page, new Birdman Livery and Xmas video today as well.

    He's one to me watch!
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    We are planning on sleeping in the car but what time do they actually shut/close the road that will be the stage the next day? If we drove in to the stage at 6pm the night before to find some suitable parking safely out of the way would this be possible?
    Is there a timetable of road closures anyway?
    Thanks

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    It used to be quite variable. When they expected snowfalls they sometimes closed the road already an evening before at least for motorhomes. Normally it used to be 2 or 3 hours ahead I think but maybe somebody can give a more recent information. I was not there since 2012 after all.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmac View Post
    We are planning on sleeping in the car but what time do they actually shut/close the road that will be the stage the next day? If we drove in to the stage at 6pm the night before to find some suitable parking safely out of the way would this be possible?
    Is there a timetable of road closures anyway?
    Thanks
    Night before seems to be fine judging by this document - http://acm.mc/wp-content/uploads/201...DES-ROUTES.pdf
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    With the new 2017 cars I expect even bigger crowds for the Monte. This may mean the authorities will be stricter than usual.

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    No Loeb so I don't think that there will be more people there than in the past.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    How cold will it get and what should I wear?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GigiGalliNo1 View Post
    How cold will it get and what should I wear?
    You can try shorts and a short sleeved shirt, but logically go for winter gear.
    Never stop dreaming because one day it might happen.

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    The temperatures are normally way higher than in Sweden but the air contains a lot of humidity and especially southern stages closer to the sea can feel a lot colder than they are. The temperatures also usually vary a lot. I experienced a range from -10 to +15 in one edition with snow, sun and even rain or fog. You won't make a mistake if You prepare for Sweden and Wales combined with some suncream on top, i.e. to be prepared both for cold and rain (to have spare clothes and shoes in case they become wet). If it's not needed You can always leave it in the car.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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