Page 17 of 37 FirstFirst ... 7151617181927 ... LastLast
Results 161 to 170 of 364
  1. #161
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2015
    Location
    Lithuania
    Posts
    274
    Like
    491
    Liked 173 Times in 94 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by tommeke_B View Post
    In Belgium almost all smaller events are held on sunday
    Exactly - smaller. For regular national events Sunday is not good. Rally ends in evening, then parc ferme, awrds, so crews has to pack their stuff, load cars in almost midnight, and drive home all night. That's why almost all rallies in northern Europe is on Saturday, sometimes Friday/Saturday. Belgium is quite small, but has many regional events, so there that problem isn't big, but for example there is Saaremaa rally, and crews go there from all neighbor countries, drive from Saaremaa to home 600 or 800 km on Sunday night and then go to work in Monday would be insane for crews, mechanics, spectators.

  2. Likes: pantealex (4th December 2017),tommeke_B (3rd December 2017)
  3. #162
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Finland
    Posts
    2,497
    Like
    391
    Liked 676 Times in 212 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by kure91 View Post
    I know its little OT, but would it be possible to link this study, if it is possible? Study of impacts of rally events is one of my research topics, so it would be nice to have some study I haven´t seen yet.
    Here's press release: http://www.nesterallyfinland.fi/en/i...act-published/

    I'm not sure whether the study is (yet) fully public or is there an English version too. I can ask, because I find this interesting too.
    Lue: rallirinki.net | Katso: rallirinki.kuvat.fi | Seuraa: @HartusvuoriWRC

  4. #163
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    4,934
    Like
    426
    Liked 1,573 Times in 691 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by AnttiL View Post
    Are you sure those paying VIP customers don't go to work on weekdays?
    If your VIPs are related to sponsors and companies then in theory it's better to target them during the week. For us spectators we give up our weekends to watch rallying. But when you're being invited there and you have no interest it's still work at the end of the day.

    I don't think Mahonen was referencing 'paying' VIPs - whatever they are.
    My rally photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/94998505@N03/albums

  5. #164
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    J y v ä s k y l ä
    Posts
    1,992
    Like
    5,649
    Liked 605 Times in 297 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by AnttiL View Post
    The original quote suggested a rally to be run from tuesday to friday. No saturday at all. Are you sure those paying VIP customers don't go to work on weekdays?
    I only know facts about Rally Finland.

    Thursday which have only SSS1 Harju had more VIP events than final day Sunday with 4 stages and one of those was very interesting PowerStage.

    Also normal ticket sales is bigger in thursday than sunday.
    "quattro best 4wd rallycar ever"

  6. #165
    Senior Member AnttiL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Location
    Finland
    Posts
    1,305
    Like
    916
    Liked 1,079 Times in 519 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by pantealex View Post
    I only know facts about Rally Finland.

    Thursday which have only SSS1 Harju had more VIP events than final day Sunday with 4 stages and one of those was very interesting PowerStage.

    Also normal ticket sales is bigger in thursday than sunday.
    Maybe it has something to do with one stage being in the city and others in the woods. Also, if Ouninpohja had been on Sunday, I'm sure the VIP tents would have been packed.

  7. Likes: pantealex (4th December 2017)
  8. #166
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    1,280
    Like
    0
    Liked 305 Times in 145 Posts
    Tänak debuts with Toyota MC18 test ► http://bit.ly/2BGNmOx
    Attached Images Attached Images

  9. Likes: pantealex (4th December 2017)
  10. #167
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Posts
    4,018
    Like
    16
    Liked 90 Times in 60 Posts

  11. #168
    Senior Member AnttiL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Location
    Finland
    Posts
    1,305
    Like
    916
    Liked 1,079 Times in 519 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Barreis View Post
    Yeah let's restart this conversation every time David Evans reposts the interview as a new article.

    Or just go here and read our thoughts

  12. Likes: dbrito26 (5th December 2017),Hartusvuori (4th December 2017),pantealex (4th December 2017)
  13. #169
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Athens
    Posts
    17,478
    Like
    5,086
    Liked 7,446 Times in 3,470 Posts
    Autosport‏
    Verified account
    #WRC's future should be six-mile stages and standard itineraries, says FIA rally boss


    Craig Breen‏
    Verified account
    *
    @Craig_Breen
    Craig Breen Retweeted Autosport
    Really?

  14. Likes: pantealex (4th December 2017)
  15. #170
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Posts
    261
    Like
    0
    Liked 148 Times in 74 Posts
    Probably some crazy idea in order to slowly introduce electrical cars. Or a reference to modern cars reliability.
    Last edited by Tarmop; 4th December 2017 at 15:00.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •