Category: Random Thoughts

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Can we at least have rally cars?

Rants, sometimes they’re just that, rants. Endless reiterations of things nobody cares about. I know them, I’ve done them, too often some say. But sometimes you just want to get things out of your system. That, I heard, is a good thing. So please, whether you consider this post to be a rant or not,...

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Re-living the Spirit of the Group B, in a Porsche

It is hard to imagine that it has been over 33 years since a Porsche was on a highest step of the WRC podium. It was Jean-Luc Thérier who did the honours on the 1980 Tour de Corse in a 911 SC. Porsche did their share of victories far from it, they won over 23.000...

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Poll: Pick your ideal Citroën Racing line up for 2014

Wouldn’t it be great if Citroën Racing went all crazy and gave us, the fans, a chance to decide on teams line up for next year? No, no it wouldn’t. But why should that stop us from having fun and making a wannabe list of favourites for the seats at the French squad for the...

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New Hyundai i20 WRC game… on a race track?

Alright, so the game Hyundai is promoting goes live tomorrow, November 21, but if this video is showing bits and pieces from the actual thing, Hyundai will have some answering to do. Even more so because it looks like a competition kind of thing, and the winner gets to visit the team in Monte Carlo....

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The most urgent change WRC needs is…

Let me try and summarize this without going into a lengthy debate. Simply because it should be quite obvious and also because, after a full season with new provider, there should be no more excuses for anyone involved in this particular part of WRC operation. So, what needs to be changed, or should we say...

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What is it about the WRC that scares FIA so much?

When silence is too heavy to bear, and you wish to speak more than anything else, what’s the best thing you can do? One thing comes to mind. You can speak! Which is exactly what everyone and anyone involved with running, watching, reporting or exploiting the WRC should do! In every sport there are avenues...

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WRC goes all compact, sources claim

It’s one thing to run events in a more compact format, but it’s a whole new game if you decide to cram everything into one day. According to unnamed sources this is exactly what FIA plans for 2014 and beyond. By doing this, FIA hopes to attract more manufacturer and privateer teams. Current plans state...

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