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    2022 Crystal Ball Predictions

    It's time again. Copypasted from last year:

    5 predictions per person (please exercise some self-discipline in sticking to just 5)
    Maximum 1 prediction related to Covid event cancellations/postponements/substitutions
    Predictions need to be specific/measurable
    Award for most of 5 predictions correct
    Honour for the most extreme prediction that turns out to be correct

    Deadline is 19th January, the last day to put predictions is the day before Monte starts.

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    1 Breen WDC
    2 Toyota Manufacturer champion.
    3 a Rally2 car will finish top-5 on a rally.
    4 Neuville or Tanak will leave Hyundai at the end of the season.
    5 No frenchman will win a rally this year.

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    1. Each M-Sport regular driver (Breen, Fourmaux, Greensmith, Loeb) will make a podium within the season
    2. At least 10 different drivers in a Puma Rally1 this year
    3. At least 6 different drivers to win a rallye
    4. Greensmith will beat Katsuta in the WDC.
    5. Less than 10 drivers to compete in the WRC-3 championship.

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    1. Breen WDC
    2 Ford/MSport Constructors champions
    3 Several incidents after offs involving marshals/spectators will prompt a review of the warning light system on the WRC1 cars.
    4 Kenya to lose its place on the calendar after a serious security breach.
    5 Ogier will not win the Monte.

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    1. Evans/Martin/Toyota Champions
    2. Round 9 will be Germany
    3. New Zealand will be cancelled
    4. More than 10 stages will be red-flagged for spectators in dangerous positions and nobody will agree with the decisions
    6. All season people will be confused about JWRC, WRC3 Junior and WRC2 Junior.

    Replaced: 5. Near the end of the season FIA will announce new Rally1s for 2025.
    Last edited by WRCStan; 2nd January 2022 at 00:30. Reason: Substitution

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    1. Tänak will take the title.
    2. Toyota manufacturer champion.
    3. Breen will get his maiden win.
    4. No new manufacturers for future seasons.
    5. Ogier will win Monte.
    Photos: rallirinki.kuvat.fi | Twitter: @HartusvuoriWRC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hartusvuori View Post
    1. Tänak will take the title.
    2. Toyota manufacturer champion.
    3. Breen will get his maiden win.
    4. No new manufacturers for future seasons.
    5. Ogier will win Monte.
    Aaaand we have a winner here

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnttiL View Post
    Aaaand we have a winner here
    What did I win?
    Photos: rallirinki.kuvat.fi | Twitter: @HartusvuoriWRC

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    1) TGR is manu champion

    2) 2 Finns will win a WRC rally 2022

    3) NZ will not happen (sorry for that!)

    4) 15 or more drivers to WRC3

    5) Oliver Solberg will get Podium but Fergus Greensmith won´t
    "quattro best 4wd rallycar ever"

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    1) Ogier competing mainly in events where road position will favor him, winning some of them.
    2) Fourmaux scoring a first WRC win, on a tarmac event.
    3) Each and every Hyundai Rally1 breaking into bits on Safari Rally.
    4) Title fight between Evans, Breen and Neuville.
    5) Paddon making a big comeback in WRC2 beating the competition (incl. Mikkelsen).

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