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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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    Well, Neuville was a different case, as he had a valid contract. Tänak said his will end with 2017 and he would be free to do what he likes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rallyfiend View Post
    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...
    As Tarmop said, Nueville was still under contract. Tanak is considered a "free agent".

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    Also a good blog post by Finnish motorsport journalist Miika Wuorela https://www.facebook.com/mwmsports/p...82681151931491

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    The silly season does not want to quit, that's for sure. If Ogier goes to Hyundai what happens to Sordo and Paddon? Maybe someone gets demoted to WRC2 duties? Do Paddon and Sordo share the 4th car where Sordo drives on tarmac and Hayden on gravel?

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    If Citroen aren't willing to put up the money for Seb they shouldn't have let Andreas go to Hyundai. Risky game to play once again by Matton.

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    If Ogier goes to Hyundai and Tanak to Toyota we will have a 2 team championship... that's not good at all.

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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
    It all depends what deal he's signed with Wilson. Don't forget Ott would likely not be in the WRC right now if not for Malcolm. Look how many chances he gave him and how much work he's put into Ott's career. He's also a shrewd businessman so it wouldn't surprise me at all if it's written into Ott's past contracts that MW will take a cut of future earnings.

    You get the same thing in football all the time with sell-on clauses. I have no idea whether this is true but I mentioned it on the forum about Ott a couple of weeks ago.
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    Correct Simmi. It's like a youth footballer being developed by a small club then a big one comes in and gets all the benefit.

    Why would M-Sport bother developing young driver's just for rich teams to pinch them for free...

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    http://sport.delfi.ee/news/auto/tana...as?id=79785120

    So, what does Tänak exactly say in the ending of his blog post? Something like "the Estonian media makes jokes about my future but I'll continue in the best team next year"? What does that mean?

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