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    Quote Originally Posted by Watson View Post
    Nice. M-Sport should send Suninen.
    They were thinging about it but then Jouhki heard about it and said that it will NOT help for RallyFinland...

    If Suninen starts it will probaly be AutoGlym.

    Rally Estonia is great event but AutoGlym is much better for RallyFinland testing, most of R5 drivers will choose AutoGlym.

    Estonians have offered more than 10.000€ startingmoney to teams with WRC18, AutoGlym can´t compete with that.
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    Finland allready has his wrc event, so why should anybody whine, when Estonia has his rallye? Autologülülüm...

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    Quote Originally Posted by EstWRC View Post
    The news that every Estonian has waited, Tänak also competing at rally Estonia with Yaris WRC! So we have Paddon, Breen and Tänak, only someone from m-sport now needed. This is unbelievable what Urmo Aava has achieved, they are taking very seriously to get the place in WRC calendar.

    Some dreams come true
    Urmo Aava in my opinion is one of the biggest talent losses the WRC suffered due to lack of funds... good to see he contributes to the sport from a different post but i would prefer him in a seat...

    I cry for him every night before i sleep....
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    Quote Originally Posted by pantealex View Post
    Estonians have offered more than 10.000€ startingmoney to teams with WRC18, AutoGlym can´t compete with that.
    If I am not mistaken the organisers also do local logistics, housing etc. for the WRC teams so they basically just have to show up. Very convenient.

    The event looks like a great substitute to Rally Poland, will probably attend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pantealex View Post
    They were thinging about it but then Jouhki heard about it and said that it will NOT help for RallyFinland...

    If Suninen starts it will probaly be AutoGlym.

    Rally Estonia is great event but AutoGlym is much better for RallyFinland testing, most of R5 drivers will choose AutoGlym.

    Estonians have offered more than 10.000€ startingmoney to teams with WRC18, AutoGlym can´t compete with that.
    Wilson was more interested in RE on the other hand, but Goodwood FOS is then and Ford Performance wants the whole team there...

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    Testing for Finland....yes, you can do that in Estonia but in general our roads have softer surface and tad bit less jumps. Road characteristics are more closer to Polish gravel roads than Finland's. But hey, I'm not complaining when 3 WRC teams show up on our roads :P

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    I think it just sucks that the events are run on the same weekend. Part of the drivers will still go to Autoglym. Otherwise it's just great for Estonians to have an event with WRC cars, or for anyone to have a non-WRC event with three factory WRC cars

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    Well, RE is part of Estonian-Latvian national cup and a valued competition so a few big names and teams should be more than sufficient.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarmop View Post
    Well, RE is part of Estonian-Latvian national cup and a valued competition so a few big names and teams should be more than sufficient.
    I meant for spectators, who can only choose one of the events.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EstWRC View Post
    The news that every Estonian has waited, Tänak also competing at rally Estonia with Yaris WRC! So we have Paddon, Breen and Tänak, only someone from m-sport now needed. This is unbelievable what Urmo Aava has achieved, they are taking very seriously to get the place in WRC calendar.

    Some dreams come true
    Estonia would be the "natural" substitute of Poland. On top of that we have an estonian crew in the WRC which is fighting for the championship and rally is popular over there. There are a lot of reasons to include Estonia in the calendar. Unfortunately there are also politics and money that talks, let's see if they will talk estonian next years.

    EstWRC how about Tanak winning the championship in his home rally? Would you survive that?

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