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    I'd really like to do a 2018 guess lineup of my own but without knowing whether this four-car rule goes through I think it's impossible.
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    Is there still potential for teams to run four cars next season...

    EDIT: was too slow - as above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rhm View Post
    Is there still potential for teams to run four cars next season...
    It's going to be decided soon.

    I tweeted my own speculations for four car teams last week:

    https://twitter.com/AnttiL_WRC/statu...43260695142400

    Citroen: OGI-MEE-BRE-LEF
    Hyundai: NEU-SOR-PAD-MIK
    Toyota: LAT-TÄN-LAP-HÄN
    M-Sport: EVA-ØST-SUN-CAM

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnttiL View Post
    It's going to be decided soon.

    I tweeted my own speculations for four car teams last week:

    https://twitter.com/AnttiL_WRC/statu...43260695142400

    Citroen: OGI-MEE-BRE-LEF
    Hyundai: NEU-SOR-PAD-MIK
    Toyota: LAT-TÄN-LAP-HÄN
    M-Sport: EVA-ØST-SUN-CAM
    If 4 car teams go through I think you'll be pretty much spot on. Shame that'll probably mean the end of Msport as a force, unless Suninen can really step up to the big time quickly on most events (or Evans gets his hands on Michelin rubber and kicks on too).

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    Agreed I think those lineups look good if that's the way the rules go. M-Sport will probably need to rope in Dmack again and privateers (Ostberg). But still some stories to be written I think.
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    If they go to a four-car rule that will really spoil things IMO. As it is with three-car teams it gives a nice balance and everyone has a chance. Four cars will just favour the richest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    If they go to a four-car rule that will really spoil things IMO. As it is with three-car teams it gives a nice balance and everyone has a chance. Four cars will just favour the richest.
    Running 4th car cost less than Ogier´s salary...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    If they go to a four-car rule that will really spoil things IMO. As it is with three-car teams it gives a nice balance and everyone has a chance. Four cars will just favour the richest.
    No, it will just hamper Msport which will be a shame and obviously a massive disappointment for you and the other huge Msport fans. But if Citroen announce Seb, the other three teams will all have absolutely superb lineups (even more so if Loeb stands in for Lefebrve in a few events).

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    Quote Originally Posted by pantealex View Post
    Running 4th car cost less than Ogier´s salary...
    But you need to pay for a good driver to drive it. Cars dont score points on their own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by er88 View Post
    No, it will just hamper Msport which will be a shame and obviously a massive disappointment for you and the other huge Msport fans. But if Citroen announce Seb, the other three teams will all have absolutely superb lineups (even more so if Loeb stands in for Lefebrve in a few events).

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    Whichever factory team gets Ogier (assuming he doesnt retire) will have a huge advantage so the supposed big team competition wont be that great.

    If a four-cars rule comes in it will just be the factory teams wanting to get back at M-Sport for embarrassing them this season.

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