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    Just dreaming - what would it take to prompt vw...

    Just dreaming - what would it take to prompt vw to join with some half-committed program? Current situation on drivers market is such that they get decent drivers who dont expect to be paid. Some...
  2. Thread: Citroen WRT

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    If they would all join R5, then this would be...

    If they would all join R5, then this would be much more interesting campaign than WRC...
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    Sad day for WRC. And if i were to look one person...

    Sad day for WRC. And if i were to look one person to blame, i would point to Mäkinen. It baffles me how he could not keep fastest driver in fastest car with such a budget as available for him. Maybe...
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    I have been arguing that carmakers make their...

    I have been arguing that carmakers make their decisions in big part how this or that series (and used technology) supports their strategic interests. If they want to push EVs, then they will not...
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    Thanks, good articles, i havent read them yet....

    Thanks, good articles, i havent read them yet. And these both confirm that in longer term EVs are still future, what is going in China is seen as short term "improving of stock" process.
    And yes, i...
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    There is grain of thruth there. BUT - governments...

    There is grain of thruth there. BUT - governments are fucking up different goods markets all the time, companies adapt and use this. Many things that we today consider normal public services could be...
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    Guys, dont get stuck into technical or...

    Guys, dont get stuck into technical or geographical details. Its not important if in this or that country 10% or 20% of cars will be EVs in 5 years and wether or not there are unsolvable problems in...
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    Anything particular you dont agree with? This...

    Anything particular you dont agree with? This type of labeling is not fostering discussion.
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    These are challenges but not unsolvable. 1....

    These are challenges but not unsolvable.
    1. This depends on location. In Estonia no new multi-appartment buildings get building permits without building also certain number of parking places. As...
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    I am not talking about what tech will majority of...

    I am not talking about what tech will majority of cars be based on in few years, i am talking about where marketing focus will be. Full electrification surely will take time. But think about how...
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    Today all the hype is about EVs, hybrids are...

    Today all the hype is about EVs, hybrids are yesterdays news. In this context it seems weird to go for hybrid in WRC. New rules should reflect state-of-the-art, and cars absolutely should have...
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    Perhaps they should limit R5 rules, so that they...

    Perhaps they should limit R5 rules, so that they are even more cheaper and more equal than today, and homologate only those R5's which manufacturers are represented also on higher level, in WRC. So...
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    It seems to me that aero is the problem here....

    It seems to me that aero is the problem here. Being complicated solution, it has taken lot of development money, also huge amounts of carbon parts are spent with each rally. I think i remember some...
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    WRC R-GT is even more ridiculous

    WRC R-GT is even more ridiculous
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    Citroen Racing has posted on their FB page couple...

    Citroen Racing has posted on their FB page couple of hours ago - but nothing related to the leaving, just some Sebs interview. So IMHO this confirms that they are leaving. Otherwise, considering how...
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    So Ogier, Evans, Rovanpera in TGR? Not bad...

    So Ogier, Evans, Rovanpera in TGR? Not bad lineup. Feel sorry for M-Sport, their best combination would probably be Meeke, Lappi and Breene, they dont even have to pay them probably? Even more sorry...
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    I wonder if Citroen R5 program continues or this...

    I wonder if Citroen R5 program continues or this will also be stopped?
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    I would say JML is most mentally fragile top...

    I would say JML is most mentally fragile top driver at the moment. Which is sad and bit strange. Most drivers mature and become stronger (Tänak being perfect example), at later years just lose some...
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    Considering Toyotas reliability issues, Missis...

    Considering Toyotas reliability issues, Missis Ogier should already start thinking of some moniker about Toyota to replace #shitroen in her tweets.

    Considering how seriously japanese take all...
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    Nice way to get bookmarked in every rally fans...

    Nice way to get bookmarked in every rally fans browser. Even if it turns out to be some bullshit, still their readers base will increase.
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    Probably biggest chunk that was missing from his...

    Probably biggest chunk that was missing from his movie was his involvement with russian Syrus Rally Team. It didnt work out. Blame was thrown afterwards both ways but today Ott is champ and most...
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    I think that TM probably thought that his...

    I think that TM probably thought that his bargaining position was stronger than it turned out to be. 1st - everybody agreed that Yaris is best car at the moment and it would make sense for Ott to...
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    Can anyone recomment some good WRC podcasts? I...

    Can anyone recomment some good WRC podcasts? I know of Gravel Notes and Kitchen Table, WRC official podcast hasnt put new episode out for over a month, so maybe there is something else worth...
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    I wish there was someone around who could add his...

    I wish there was someone around who could add his comments with authority (like ex-world champion), who has not too out-dated knowledge of workings of current cars and teams (retired not too long...
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    my bad. New posts were coming at such pace that i...

    my bad. New posts were coming at such pace that i missed this entire page :(
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