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    Quote Originally Posted by wildboar View Post
    https://www.fiaerc.com/munnings-conf...s-extra-funds/

    Catie Munnings, Tamara Molinaro and a 3rd lady driver in Azores.
    For a driver with such little experience it just seems like a giant waste of money? She could be out rallying every weekend in the UK to improve.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Simmi View Post
    For a driver with such little experience it just seems like a giant waste of money? She could be out rallying every weekend in the UK to improve.
    Agreed!
    It is not higher level events that shape you, it is the raw talent you have and level of professionalism you learn in lower categories that shape you into a world class driver.

    Molinaro I know has done a lot of testing with various machinery but I don't know how many kms of testing.

    She has contacts with various people in the sport including Mouton and her former co-driver (who's also Italian) so she must have picked up something.

    Still, every world class driver today began small, Mouton included, so why they too don't begin at that level is beyind me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simmi View Post
    For a driver with such little experience it just seems like a giant waste of money? She could be out rallying every weekend in the UK to improve.
    And if you saw Munnings last year in Ypres, you know she doesn't belong on such level yet. My eyes were hurting when she passed by, never saw such slow action in Belgian Rallying.

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    Castrol Ford Team Turkey enters the championship with two cars:
    - Ford Fiesta R5 for Murat Bostanci
    - Ford Fiesta R2 for Bugra Banaz
    More details at https://www.fiaerc.com/castrol-ford-...major-erc-bid/

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    Looks like SRT are running Pirelli this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RS View Post
    Looks like SRT are running Pirelli this year.

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    According to Autoklub.pl SRT are having test session in Italy this week. Sirmacis and Griazin are testing their Skodas somewhere in Tuscany:
    http://rajdy.autoklub.pl/news/toskan...esty-srt,74653
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    photo at my post is from this test at Tuscany

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    Is Mr Gryazin Snr a rich man?.. this is not a criticsm at all as both Nikolay and Vasily Gryazin have a lot of talent imo, but I noticed Sirmacis car is covered in sponsors and so far he has only confirmed two rounds, and Grayzin's has none and he is doing the full championship.

    Also, how is Vasily doing these days?

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