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Old 1 Aug 2017, 05:12 (Ref:3756585)   #1
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Supercar RECs, StartUps & Performance

With so many drivers sniffing around, could we finally see those REC's come off ice and be pressed into service?

The field has looked more appealing with those couple extra rows on the grid filled thanks to the wildcards.
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Old 1 Aug 2017, 05:13 (Ref:3756586)   #2
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With so many drivers sniffing around, could we finally see those REC's come off ice and be pressed into service?

The field has looked more appealing with those couple extra rows on the grid filled thanks to the wildcards.
Are they still available, or have they been absorbed thus increasing everyone's shareholding
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Old 1 Aug 2017, 06:59 (Ref:3756591)   #3
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With so many drivers sniffing around, could we finally see those REC's come off ice and be pressed into service?
Who is going to fund the purchase of these RECs, letalone fund the actual running of the cars afterwards?
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Old 1 Aug 2017, 07:51 (Ref:3756599)   #4
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Yep. Anyone who thinks breaking into the maingame as a team, is financially viable at this point in time, is kidding themselves.

When was the last time a new start-up came into the sport, and where are they now?
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Old 1 Aug 2017, 11:59 (Ref:3756658)   #5
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Yep. Anyone who thinks breaking into the maingame as a team, is financially viable at this point in time, is kidding themselves.

When was the last time a new start-up came into the sport, and where are they now?
Erebus. ahead of walkinshaw and the factory nissans. driver in the top ten
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Old 1 Aug 2017, 12:02 (Ref:3756659)   #6
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Erebus. ahead of walkinshaw and the factory nissans. driver in the top ten
If you call spending at least $40 million viable?

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Old 1 Aug 2017, 12:02 (Ref:3756660)   #7
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Erebus. ahead of walkinshaw and the factory nissans. driver in the top ten
Not sure a change in ownership and name equals a "start-up."
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Old 1 Aug 2017, 12:06 (Ref:3756661)   #8
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Not sure a change in ownership and name equals a "start-up."
thats how the series works though, you have to buy a licence.

also new cars and motors in that deal
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Old 1 Aug 2017, 12:26 (Ref:3756667)   #9
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According to your comments previously about Volvo that makes Erebus mid fielders
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According to your comments previously about Volvo that makes Erebus mid fielders
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Old 1 Aug 2017, 12:47 (Ref:3756675)   #11
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I think before new recs/cars are brought in, a minimum standard has to be set. TheLDM cars are a joke, prehistoric second hand buckets of bolts. There are by far better equipped teams in super2. Matt Stone has superior machinery, engineering and funding than LDM by far. Maybe time for supercars to give someone else a shot. I understand LDM own the REC, but are they really doing it justice?
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Old 1 Aug 2017, 13:23 (Ref:3756695)   #13
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Last proper start-up was LDM.

All the others since, were either buy-ins/outs, mergers, RECs serviced by other teams, or doing that prior to going solo (Tekno, CSR).

Relegation/promotion system wouldn't really work. You'd have team after team dropping out each year, with no one else having the wherewithal to step up. Which is why there are a few RECs still sitting in Mr Warburton's bottom drawer.
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Perhaps a full annual review as to why the team who finishes last in the team's championship a couple of years in a row should be allowed to hang onto their RECs

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Old 1 Aug 2017, 14:01 (Ref:3756710)   #15
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I wonder if the conditions of the RECs have been re-lawyered since the last time Mr L. Dumbrell dragged it through the courts?
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