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    Ha yeah, just for a bit of fun.
    I'm trying to guess what will come up in the podcast, any further suggestions?

    :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by rhm View Post
    Ha yeah, just for a bit of fun.
    I'm trying to guess what will come up in the podcast, any further suggestions?

    :P
    I mean, obviously, half of the podcast will be about how great Kris Meeke and Citroen were in Spain

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    Contract made in Spain...Firstly a closelly connected person to Tänak and M-Sport said here already in August or early September that the deal is signed, now all this.

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    Please remind me when Ott was being treated like a clear Nr. 2 driver? Because I haven't seen any team orders in fovour of Ogier this season...
    Viola ad oltranza...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tommeke_B View Post
    So if you switch to a new employer, you ask him to pay something to your former employer because you like him?
    No, but Tanak could play hardball and say he will stay at M-Sport unless Toyota pay a fee. After all there is no shortage of money in Toyota.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarmop View Post
    Contract made in Spain...Firstly a closelly connected person to Tänak and M-Sport said here already in August or early September that the deal is signed, now all this.
    Yeah, WRC contracts are made over a weekend, it's a quick job, just write a paper, two copies, one for the team and one for the driver, both sign, that's it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    No, but Tanak could play hardball and say he will stay at M-Sport unless Toyota pay a fee. After all there is no shortage of money in Toyota.
    Wishful thinking

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    Quote Originally Posted by smsgrafica View Post
    Please remind me when Ott was being treated like a clear Nr. 2 driver? Because I haven't seen any team orders in fovour of Ogier this season...
    Please remind me of a reason when team orders needed to be given thus far?

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    Quote Originally Posted by er88 View Post
    Wishful thinking.

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    Just a theory to make sense of the rumour.

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    Quote Originally Posted by racerx1979 View Post
    I agree about the "transfer penalty". Contract is up and Ott is a free to do whatever the fu@k he wants
    Not always.

    As has been explained before, it's not unusual to have ongoing rights over future earnings.

    It's well know that Neuville had to spend the first couple of years of Hyundai money paying back Malcolm and Nasser for his year in the Qatar car.

    It's well assumed that Malcolm has such rights for Tanak too. For sure he's pumped enough money in to him over the years...

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