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    Senior Member nafpaktos's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    But that doesn't help much in getting in WRC. The decisive factor is pure raw speed.
    havent seen pure speed from hayden or breen before the step to wrc factory teams.
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    bring back acropolis rally to wrc calendar

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rallyper View Post
    Money isn´t really flowing into the sport of rallying in Sweden. And never was.
    Well at least Sweden had two car manufacturers and both were prominent in rallying, something that Finland has never had.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnttiL View Post
    Well at least Sweden had two car manufacturers and both were prominent in rallying, something that Finland has never had.
    Which shows what really matters. Money. And people willing to invest i good drivers. Swedish carmanufacturers put money maybe 40-50 years ago. Only one still remains. As chinese company.
    "Reis vas pät pat kaar vas kut"
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    Quote Originally Posted by AnttiL View Post
    And now Lappi and Suninen and in the future Rovanperä and Huttunen...Sweden hasn't really had WRC winning pace drivers after Kenneth Eriksson. Tidemand could be the next one.
    Tidemand is missing the pace mentioned in my opinion. Feels like he has hit the roof and he is not exactly young anymore.

    There isn't much in the way of talent that's coming either and after Bergkvist who doesn't seem to be able to progress either, the Swedish rally hopes are pretty much gone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by itix View Post
    Tidemand is missing the pace mentioned in my opinion. Feels like he has hit the roof and he is not exactly young anymore.

    There isn't much in the way of talent that's coming either and after Bergkvist who doesn't seem to be able to progress either, the Swedish rally hopes are pretty much gone.
    Oliver Solberg? Swedish citizen? Yes? Our only future. (But PT has the speed and what it takes, but as said too many other have as well)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rallyper View Post
    Oliver Solberg? Swedish citizen? Yes? Our only future. (But PT has the speed and what it takes, but as said too many other have as well)
    Oliver is and will be norwegian. But don't you guys have Denis Rådström he still has a change to break through.

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    Are you really sure about that, when Oliver did his first rally with Petter, Oliver had a Swedish flag on the car and Petter a Norwigan flag.....
    Last edited by Vincemon1285; 14th August 2017 at 07:28.

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    Kalle Rovanperä had Latvian flag on his car, that does not mean je is latvian etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cali View Post
    Kalle Rovanperä had Latvian flag on his car, that does not mean je is latvian etc.

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    So soon we´ll see Ogier with British flag then. Confusing I must say.
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    Has Johan Kristoffersen ever driven a rally? Could he be fast on a rally like Ekstrom was with the Skoda? Contender for a VW R5 drive when it is homologated?

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