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[WRC] News & Rumours 2018
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New R4 Car - Think Tank
Discussion of all rallying taking place in the British Isles, including the UK and Ireland
23rd September 2018, 11:42
Rallying series everywhere in the world outside of Europe
Australian Rallies/ Events...
Discussion of rallying in the whole of North and South America and the Caribbean
2nd September 2018, 20:05
National level rallying throughout Europe.
Finnish rallying championship...
Maybe we are making too much out of it. 2014 Fiesta is available from private owners/teams.
Might be he is just driving for fun and/or to show himself without any risks. Might also be that Citroen...
if i´m not mistaken, i´ve read somewhere that there are tendencies to prolong current tech regs until end of 2020 (si it would last for four years) and then start with new regs in 2021
Ogier also probably started his talks with Citroen earlier...
A one-off R5 start probably doesn`t mean too much. As far as i understand at the moment, he is not contracted for a season, a freelancer driving and testing what he pays /is hired for.
Yes, you can get a small glimpse of his real situation here :): https://www.autosport.com/wrx/news/138595/solberg-almost-missed-2018-wrx-with-illness