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  1. Thread: Turkey 2018

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    The rally and atmosphere have been very pleasant....

    The rally and atmosphere have been very pleasant. The coast line is riddled with tourists (mainly Brits and Germans). I don't see anyone scared or acting bizarre. The locals are very kind especially...
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    I saw the Yota's come in after SD. The lower sill...

    I saw the Yota's come in after SD. The lower sill aero and fender wells were completely destroyed after just 12 km of SD. Imagine how much of a beating these cars are going to take over the weekend....
  3. Thread: Turkey 2018

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    Get to the rally headquarters and buy a program....

    Get to the rally headquarters and buy a program. Some stages offer shuttles.
  4. Thread: Turkey 2018

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    @bomber how did you get info for Cicekli 1? I was...

    @bomber how did you get info for Cicekli 1? I was unable to find info in the official program. Thanks!
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    Does anyone know why Cicekly SS4 and SS7 do not...

    Does anyone know why Cicekly SS4 and SS7 do not show up in the program? Are we even allowed to spectate this stage?
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    I noticed the Turkish R2 guys have ride height...

    I noticed the Turkish R2 guys have ride height set a lot higher than everyone else in JWRC. I'm sure theyve destroyed their cars one too many times in the past.
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    Some pics from the service park. M-Sport cars...

    Some pics from the service park. M-Sport cars were all covered and seemed to be ready to go. A lot of work going on in the Toyota and Hyundai areas. Hyundai's service area was completely sealed and...
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    Don't blame you. Everyone in UK wants to leave......

    Don't blame you. Everyone in UK wants to leave... I've met several residing here in Turkey who are living the dream here. They're all shriveled up from overexposure by the sun after years of being...
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    Actually Toyota team told me today tires are the...

    Actually Toyota team told me today tires are the easiest as far as choice goes, but tire maintenance will be key. Everyone will be on hard compounds ;):D

    Yes the water splashes are completely dry...
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    Everyone is confused about Toyota's expectations...

    Everyone is confused about Toyota's expectations for this event. How will the engines hold up? We all know they've suffered from front lower impact in the past. Have these issues been taken care of? ...
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    I spoke to a few guys who did the rally in 2017...

    I spoke to a few guys who did the rally in 2017 and there are a few water splashes which have been swept, but the first 3-4 cars will drag rocks into those splashes which can cause serious problems...
  12. Thread: Turkey 2018

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    It's almost 8km to service from Marmaris. I'm...

    It's almost 8km to service from Marmaris. I'm here now and it was hot today, but only for 2-4 hour window. The evenings are pleasant.

    The area is full of British and a mix of Germans, Lebanese and...
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    At $100 the value seems good, but nobody knows...

    At $100 the value seems good, but nobody knows since this is the first time the rally is being hosted in Marmaris. The Daca boat stage seems to be a cool idea if it pans out well. They also say free...
  14. Thread: Turkey 2018

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    I will be in Turkey. I've traveled to over 100...

    I will be in Turkey. I've traveled to over 100 countries some of which are pretty sh!tty. Turkey is pretty mundane if you ask me.
    I will report back, but I will be Gazoo VIP, so it would be a...
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    Why do you feel it's wrong besides issues with...

    Why do you feel it's wrong besides issues with Turkey's economy etc. No different than having a rally in the US. I speak as someone who grew up in the states...
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    If you hold an American passport you won't be...

    If you hold an American passport you won't be able to spectate since Americans are now banned to enter Turkey LOL!!
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