It's not like Freddy Loix is the only one who knows this event... What can be a bit of an obstacle however is that Loix isn't familiar with the pacenote
Yes but the difference would not be 15+ minutes at rally end. And most important : If you make a mistake and lose a few minutes, you end up down the order,
It might make sense from an engineering point of view, but to me that is not rally. Being at least loosely based on real road cars is what makes/made
That is not really a side note to me. That seems like a big advantage for him, loix is perhaps the best ouvreur one could find for ypres.
The problem is that for African market WRC is hardly relevant. IMHO It has an impact in Europe or South America but very little if any elsewhere. I believe