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    Maybe not that simple. Depends if Kris' contract...

    Maybe not that simple. Depends if Kris' contract was terminated or if he was just put on gardening leave.
    As has been mentioned on here before, there may be lawyers involved. If that is the case, I...
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    Shame this didn't crop up a month or so ago,...

    Shame this didn't crop up a month or so ago, spoke to Jimmy at Goodwood so could of asked the man himself!
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    For viewers in GB that have bt TV, there is a...

    For viewers in GB that have bt TV, there is a short half hour programme on the bt player added last week about the Irish festival of speed. A rally based event it features Snijers in his M3, and also...
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    Yes Porsche, they started in 1984 and ran...

    Yes Porsche, they started in 1984 and ran rothmans liveried 911sc with toivenen driving and also I think Jimmy McRae drove them. They also ran metro 6r4 in 1986 (not sure if that was anything to do...
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    Prodrive run BMW M3 won Corsica in 1987

    Prodrive run BMW M3 won Corsica in 1987
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    Yes, it would be great from a consistency point...

    Yes, it would be great from a consistency point of view, three drivers that rarely crash. Question mark over budget though, would Ogier bring redbull money, would Abu Dhabi then pull support etc....
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    Bit of a double edged sword for Mads. Does he...

    Bit of a double edged sword for Mads. Does he carry on trying for great results like Finland and risk losing his ride to Ogier, or relax a little to hide the potential of the C3 but risk losing out...
  8. Thread: Citroen WRT

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    Hmmm, why would a bunch of rally enthusiasts...

    Hmmm, why would a bunch of rally enthusiasts mention a rally driver in a thread about a rally team that said rally driver is (probably still) contracted to.

    Why did you mention him a couple of...
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    Valid points. Citroens problem was however,...

    Valid points. Citroens problem was however, relied heavily using the same sort of roads in France to develop the car. Even in a road car, you can hammer up and down familiar pieces of road and the...
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    In the article that was linked, kind of gives the...

    In the article that was linked, kind of gives the impression that Mads pretty much gives himself the credit for turning the car around.
    But yes, agree Meeke can't be given all credit either, but the...
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    I'm a big Meeke fan, but I also like Mads too. I...

    I'm a big Meeke fan, but I also like Mads too. I think he gets a lot of stick for having money, which takes away a little credit when he does do well.
    However, I'm with wrc2017 on this one. It is...
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    Having spoken to someone closely affiliated with...

    Having spoken to someone closely affiliated with the wrc, I'm sure he isn't.
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    Yes I think so, on the website it says as much....

    Yes I think so, on the website it says as much. Shame, live stream content was available to all last year direct from the Goodwood website.

    Edit: just checked and it's showing live content of the...
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    Yes can't see the vid . . unavailable. I was...

    Yes can't see the vid . . unavailable.
    I was there today, didn't see Evans go round but saw Ostberg, spoke a little with Jimmy McRae, Stig Blomqvist and Jon Desborough.
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    It's easy enough to figure out 'is' supposed to...

    It's easy enough to figure out 'is' supposed to read 'in'.
    The thing is, this is the World Wide Web. Many of us are native to different countries but try to communicate in one common language . . ....
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    I think you misunderstood munkvy. He was only...

    I think you misunderstood munkvy. He was only suggesting if Loeb does well in Spain it may make other drivers think Citroen is worth the risk.
    I don't think anyone is in any doubt Loeb is not...
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    Toyota, Ford haven't hired and fired Kris in the...

    Toyota, Ford haven't hired and fired Kris in the same way Citroen has. That seems to be what grates with his fans the most. I don't think any Meeke fan would have argued against Citroen not renewing...
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    Not really a fan of Audi's, other than old 5...

    Not really a fan of Audi's, other than old 5 cylinder quattro.
    Around here they are predominantly driven by arseholes that sit right on your bumper. In any case, I don't expect the life expectancy...
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    Indeed. Rally Power mentioned we should stop...

    Indeed. Rally Power mentioned we should stop bashing Citroen. Is now not the time they need bashing with a really big, heavy stick. You are quite right, the last car they built that had any...
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    It might possibly hurt their sales. Citroen need...

    It might possibly hurt their sales. Citroen need to build desirable cars, they don't necessarily need to win championships. Ford have not exactly won loads of championships in the last 30 years but...
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    I don't see Sordo going back to Citroen. Budar...

    I don't see Sordo going back to Citroen. Budar has stated he wants a settled squad with full time drivers, doesn't even want Loeb next year if he only wants to do a few rallies (although head honchos...
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    he has said without Kris development and setup...

    he has said without Kris development and setup knowledge Citroen are going to struggle. Looking at shakedown results he has a point.
    I don't think he was moaning, he said it's a shame Kris has gone...
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    Yes Monte mistake but still a reasonable result...

    Yes Monte mistake but still a reasonable result and 17 points in the bag. Plant pot cost him what, half a second?
    Pretty much half the field went into a snow bank in Sweden, yes Meeke has made a...
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    Yes, I know it is, pretty much everyone knows it...

    Yes, I know it is, pretty much everyone knows it is too which is why it is lame excuse. To be fair to Kris, he's had his share of bad luck, picking up punctures while leading or in podium positions....
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    Yes, I know it is, pretty much everyone knows it...

    Yes, I know it is, pretty much everyone knows it is too which is why it is lame excuse. To be fair to Kris, he's had his share of bad luck, picking up punctures while leading or in podium positions....
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