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Old 3 Jun 2018, 10:38 (Ref:3826425)   #496
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Probably of limited interest to all of you, but a few pictures from Sunday:

















(Incredibly consistent car placement from both Kristoffersson and Solberg: pretty sure most of the black marks on the inside of this corner were from them)



Few more shots here:



https://www.flickr.com/photos/229616...57695807647101

Not limited at all to me! I like private RX pics, tnx!
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Old 3 Jun 2018, 16:57 (Ref:3826562)   #497
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Caught the highlights this morning, my was it hard to pass, which is why Timmy Hansen did a bit of tactical driving in one of the heats. Seems the Joker Lap really was effective there.
Yeah and, once again, I can't help but think that EKS were off with their tactics.

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And what about that pile up in the semi final?
I personally thought it was very unlucky, if Solberg had moved over fractionally later or Kristoffersson had been a touch earlier on the brakes they both would have got away with it. Unfortunately it seemed to cost Petter his chance at the win as I assume the contact was the cause of his retirement.

Total commitment from Tommy Rustad though: he just tried to steamroller his way through the barrier!

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Cheers for those Steve, cant help but notice how much bigger the Subaru's and Renault's are compared to the rest.
Yeah, both the Megane and the WRX STI have a longer wheelbase than the rest of the field but - and it could have just been my imagination - the Renault looked so much more agile than the Subaru.

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At lest one thing, it was a tad warmer than March for the British RX.
Good thing really or I'd have been straight back in the car: I couldn't take another day of that!

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Old 3 Jun 2018, 21:17 (Ref:3826635)   #498
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Cheers for those Steve, cant help but notice how much bigger the Subaru's and Renault's are compared to the rest. At lest one thing, it was a tad warmer than March for the British RX.
Did GCK or Prodrive mention why they chose the Megane instead of the smaller Clio?
Except Block all rivals use smaller cars A1, Polo, i20, Ibiza, Fiesta.
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Old 8 Jun 2018, 08:49 (Ref:3827620)   #499
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The entry lists for WRX and ERX in Höljes have been revealed.

http://media.rallycrossrx.com/docs/2...es%20(SWE).pdf

http://media.rallycrossrx.com/docs/2...es%20(SWE).pdf

It really annoys me that there is a limitation in entries. I don't understand why there is one either. Would be fun to watch Oliver Solberg and Tobias Johansson in Höljes.
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Old 11 Jun 2018, 08:36 (Ref:3828302)   #500
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Great to be able to watch all the qualifying live again this weekend. Was I the only one who was a bit frustrated by the racing this weekend though? Unlike last season, there are at least two teams out there that have the cars and drivers capable of challenging the Polo, but none of them seem to be able to get things right.

Timmy Hansen seems to be cursed, yet another incident that wasn't his fault and another podium snatched from him. In terms of pace I think Timmy should be challenging for the lead of the Championship, instead he is down in sixth. Second to sixth in the Championship split by just 10 points though, the real battle this year looks to be who is going to take second, as Kristoffersson looked absolutely flawless on track this weekend.

Interesting footnote from the TV coverage is that Munnich has now switched to a front mount radiator setup in the Ibiza. That's three cars with a front mount setup now, I wonder if that trend will continue to become more widespread in the Supercars?
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Old 11 Jun 2018, 09:32 (Ref:3828328)   #501
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Loeb doesn't make the final for the first time, that was something
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Old 13 Jun 2018, 15:52 (Ref:3828940)   #502
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Loeb doesn't make the final for the first time, that was something
Was there any explanation of why he missed the joker lap? Should you really need a spotter to tell you to joker on the last lap if you haven't done one already?

It is the sort of dumb thing I would do but seeing a legend like Loeb make a mistake like that was just bizarre.
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Old 13 Jun 2018, 16:10 (Ref:3828952)   #503
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Was there any explanation of why he missed the joker lap? Should you really need a spotter to tell you to joker on the last lap if you haven't done one already?

It is the sort of dumb thing I would do but seeing a legend like Loeb make a mistake like that was just bizarre.
Does seem odd to think of a driver as experienced as Loeb forgetting it, but when he is concentrating on racing perhaps it is easier done than we think.

He isn't the first one to do it though and I very much doubt he will be the last.
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Old 13 Jun 2018, 16:13 (Ref:3828957)   #504
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They said on the commentary he would not be concentrating on the last lap board, so would need the spotter to tell him
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Old 14 Jun 2018, 16:43 (Ref:3829318)   #505
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New version of the Peugeot 208 will hit the track in Sweden:

https://www.motorsport.com/world-rx/...weden-1046065/

I personally think the current 208's look like a match for the Polo, an even quicker car might (finally) put PSRXVW on the back foot.
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Old 14 Jun 2018, 19:35 (Ref:3829430)   #506
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New version of the Peugeot 208 will hit the track in Sweden:

https://www.motorsport.com/world-rx/...weden-1046065/

I personally think the current 208's look like a match for the Polo, an even quicker car might (finally) put PSRXVW on the back foot.
Don't know if it's because of the move inhouse but Peugeot made a step forward.

Did they do engine development for WRC inhouse before?
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Old 15 Jun 2018, 10:13 (Ref:3829631)   #507
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Didn't Pipo or Oreca always build Hansens engines?
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Didn't Pipo or Oreca always build Hansens engines?
Don't think that Hansen cars have ever used Pipo engines, I can only ever recall seeing Oreca mentioned with their cars (at least as far back as the C4's).

I think M-Sport or Petter were the first to go to Pipo for a rallycross engine?
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Didn't Pipo or Oreca always build Hansens engines?
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