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    I think it's being overlooked that in the age of...

    I think it's being overlooked that in the age of 'part-time' drivers, this points system is actually best at rewarding those doing the full championship.

    Lappi didn't push on Sunday because he had...
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    “We met with David [Richards] and Hugh Chambers...

    “We met with David [Richards] and Hugh Chambers and had some very initial discussions,” WRC event director Simon Larkin told Autosport/Motorsport.com. “I would say it’s at very, very initial stages...
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    We now have a points system that pushes the...

    We now have a points system that pushes the drivers to be fast all the time.

    I see nothing wrong with that.

    The rally winner is on total time, the points to the ones who win stages.
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    Well, it's not just about the money for FIA. ...

    Well, it's not just about the money for FIA.

    Rally cars have to drive on public roads. It's a bit different to circuit-only race cars
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    These guys have only hurt rallying in the UK....

    These guys have only hurt rallying in the UK. Hence why David Richard's inclusion in the 'Working Group' for WRC is so baffling.

    I wouldn't believe much that come of these guy's mouths...
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    Seems the almost complete subsidy from Extreme E...

    Seems the almost complete subsidy from Extreme E themselves has been turned off, and with no other forms of income the teams have said ‘adios’….
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    I think you're massively underestimating the...

    I think you're massively underestimating the amount of space required for this......
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    Geez, it's a horrible survey. Did a high...

    Geez, it's a horrible survey.

    Did a high school intern put it together?
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    I think it's the same local promoter for both,...

    I think it's the same local promoter for both, isn't it? WRC and MXGP?
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    There was an article about WRC in Nashville that...

    There was an article about WRC in Nashville that also seems to have disappeared.

    What's going on at DirtFish?
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    I suspect Rally TV is aimed at broadcasters....

    I suspect Rally TV is aimed at broadcasters. That's where the aggregated audience is. RallyTV is for the hardcore fans.

    And broadcaster demand high-production value, HD quality content.

    They...
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    He kind of glosses over being quite slow all the...

    He kind of glosses over being quite slow all the time here....
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    I think that's the shot in the arm the WRC needed...

    I think that's the shot in the arm the WRC needed with quite a lot of negativity around.

    When you have such competition at the pointy end, the depth of field becomes less obvious.

    And WRC2 with...
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    Tanak is definitely trying for his maximum share...

    Tanak is definitely trying for his maximum share of the 12 points - as I'm sure is Evans. Lets see how they do in this stage...
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    When the cars catch fire and the FIA can't get...

    When the cars catch fire and the FIA can't get them back running again, it would be a pretty hard ask to promote!

    Formula E they were back within a day or two after their testing fire.

    This...
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    Full respect to his skills as a driver, but...

    Full respect to his skills as a driver, but listening to this can help cure anyone suffering from insomnia.....
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    It's more than last year, and the year before...

    It's more than last year, and the year before that and the year before that....
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    It can be the greatest motorsport in the world. ...

    It can be the greatest motorsport in the world.

    No one knows because no one is watching it...

    I would never deny the problems with WRC, but I think SRO is not the best comparison.
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    Skoda and Citroen are not 'full factory' efforts...

    Skoda and Citroen are not 'full factory' efforts right now because the parent company's have different motorsport strategies within their various parent groups (SKoda still feeling the hangover of VW...
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    I don't think a manufacturer really gives a shit...

    I don't think a manufacturer really gives a shit about the 385k fee to the FIA. If they do, they're not a serious company. This is a World Championship. It's never going to come for free.
    Have you...
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    Mentioning SRO's products in the same context as...

    Mentioning SRO's products in the same context as any other motorsport series is an absolute mess.
    They are rich gentleman series with zero spectators and the bare minimum of media coverage on...
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    I'm more thinking that the FIA completely...

    I'm more thinking that the FIA completely abandoning these rules after such a short amount of time - and their commitment to stability of rules - will actually make Ford and Hyundai leave.

    Ford...
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    Ford and Red Bull are joined at the hip these...

    Ford and Red Bull are joined at the hip these days....

    I imagine the 'full factory' effort at Dakar next year will have Red Bull all over it too.
  24. Whilst for sure all regulations have the hope to...

    Whilst for sure all regulations have the hope to create interest from new manufacturers, I'm also certain these Rally1 Regulations were created to KEEP the current 3 involved.

    I'm sure I've heard...
  25. Anyone who thinks that any drivers other than the...

    Anyone who thinks that any drivers other than the current top 6 or 7 would ever have a chance to get close to these top guys even if they were all competing in 'equal' Rally2 equipment is absolutely...
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