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Old 02-10-2008, 07:04 PM   #1
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Old 02-10-2008, 07:07 PM   #2
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good job on the win!!! thats a sweet pic too
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Old 02-11-2008, 05:39 PM   #3
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that car looks really good.
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Wow that's catching some air! I miss watching Rally on "Speed". Dam Speed Channel not covering Rally this year.
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a high res pic would be killer for a desktop
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I miss watching Rally on "Speed". Dam Speed Channel not covering Rally this year.
Tell me about it and i think its been more than a year 1/2 since they last transmitted WRC....
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Unfortunately WRC isn't popular in N -America [like soccer]. Too bad. Some of the greatest drivers are in WRC ,,,,,,,,some of the greatest cars,, and some of the greatest races..
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Yep, Jari-Matti Latvala broke a new record by being the youngest driver to ever win a WRC rally. I remember after watching him last season that he would quickly become a threat or at least a formidable opponent but not this quickly (as Ford Team Boss Malcolm Wilson was surprised). Mikko Hirnoven took second with Gigi Gali taking the final podium spot in third for a Ford one, two, three. Mikko now leads the championship over Loeb. This season might turn out better than I thought if Loeb makes mistakes, and the competition gets closer to his level.

I have to admit, the last two years of the WRC were spectacular between Loeb and Gronholm.

Speed hasn't televised since 2005 as far as the WRC goes. I don't know if Speed is necessarily the one to blame here, but I am not completely certain. I think part of it also has to do with the FIA and Eurosport (as they were the ones providing the coverage that Speed would run).

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Check out that site if you want to find day to day coverage of the WRC events.
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Unfortunately WRC isn't popular in N -America [like soccer]. Too bad. Some of the greatest drivers are in WRC ,,,,,,,,some of the greatest cars,, and some of the greatest races..
I have a lot of hope in Travis Pastrana to help bring coverage in some form to the States. He is after all running the PWRC this year.
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