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    Quote Originally Posted by Sulland View Post
    Has Holzer gotten the Corsa nationally homologated in Germany?
    Would be a good testbed for potential FIA homologation?
    I've been wondering, has Holzer done anything with their Corsa beyond the filming days they did last and showing it on static display at a few events last year? I've haven't seen anything of any actual further testing. Did they give up after Opel showed no interest and/or got sold to PSA?

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    PSA clearly said no unless Opel starts to generate profit. That's it.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    In the meantime 3 "normal" Mitsubishis R5 are going to compete in South Swedish Rally. You can find them on the entry list under Class 3:
    https://www.resultatservice.com/ress...aceNbr=2018004
    http://www.rallymadness.prv.pl - rally photos and movies!

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    #WRC Today VW tested new Polo R5 in German vineyards on tarmac
    @ellatochrome

    https://twitter.com/planetemarcus/st...79964264112129

    https://twitter.com/ChristianWRC1/st...04202190589953
    Last edited by dimviii; 11th May 2018 at 20:49.

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    https://youtu.be/xsP2k6461LU

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    Skoda are closing their Fabia R5 twitter account and redirecting people to @MotorsportSkoda instead.. may or may not be something to read into that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    PSA clearly said no unless Opel starts to generate profit. That's it.
    Or maybe they start generate profit after start producing competitive rallycars, competing in WRC2 and ERC. Like other manufacturers, showing your sportive brand to the market.

    In some cases one might ask, which came first, profit or engagement in rallying?, so to speak.
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    https://twitter.com/MadsOstberg/stat...12136627490816

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    New adventure with @CitroenRacing today. Excited to test the new C3 R5 @OfficialWRC #Portugal #test #fightingviking

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    Quote Originally Posted by RS View Post
    Skoda are closing their Fabia R5 twitter account and redirecting people to @MotorsportSkoda instead.. may or may not be something to read into that.
    Nobody said it loud and there is no 100% proof but there are far too many indirect signs that they are working on WRC return in 2020.
    Stupid is as stupid does. Forrest Gump

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    Nobody said it loud and there is no 100% proof but there are far too many indirect signs that they are working on WRC return in 2020.
    If this is true I hope that Kopecky gets a seat in the team. He would deserve it, after this long time with the team.

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