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    Official: Pirelli back in the WRC for 2018 - DMACK is taking a sabatical year

    https://rallysportmag.com/dmack-pire...18-wrc-season/

    That's an interesting one and quite a surprise. Any ideas which of the Manufacturers that will switch to Pirelli?
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    I guess no one wanted DMACK tyres for next year, I wonder if they'll really be back after the sabbatical.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seb_sh View Post
    I guess no one wanted DMACK tyres for next year, I wonder if they'll really be back after the sabbatical.
    Their target market seems to be more WRC2/ERC and regional champsionships, that's where their tyres seem to sell well. So I wonder if WRC is really just for exposure, now they go back to focusing on making profit.

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    @Dmack-tyres
    Just to be clear AGAIN ! We are not out of the 2018 WRC, we will be there for the eighth season with a new range of tyres for WRC, WRC2, WRC3, privateers and anyone else that wants to win !! https://t.co/fQJJMdvTjy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    @Dmack-tyres
    Just to be clear AGAIN ! We are not out of the 2018 WRC, we will be there for the eighth season with a new range of tyres for WRC, WRC2, WRC3, privateers and anyone else that wants to win !! https://t.co/fQJJMdvTjy
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    It's great to have Pirelli back. A brand with amazing rally heritage; nice to see Chinese owners respecting Pirelli independence.

    DMack has been quite bold; it's not easy to challenge a giant like Michelin at the WRC! Leaving the manus target and developing their good work in the lower categories seems to be a sensible choice. Best luck to them.
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    I hope we will see WRC17 cars with all 3 tyre manufacturer tyres.

    For sure in WRC2/RC2 we will see those 3 and maybe others also MRF? Hankook? Kumho?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Essaj View Post
    *Wants to win in Wales*
    STAGE wins...

    Fun Friday Fact: in 2016 Ott Tanak scored 30 fastest WRC stage times using DMACK tyres. In 2017 he also scored 30 stage wins using Michelin tyres !

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