Subaru pulls out of WRC

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Subaru pulls out of WRC

Post by shailf1 » 15 Dec 2008, 21:14

I've just read the possible news in AtlasF1, and according to mtv3.fi. Here's the entire news:

http://www.mtv3.fi/urheilu/ralli/uut...2008/12/764726

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Post by AzShadow » 15 Dec 2008, 21:35

Yeah, Suzuki decided to quit already and if Subaru does the same, there will basically be only Ford and Citroen left and WRC would be pretty much dying then.
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Post by megasyxx » 16 Dec 2008, 00:12

is it the global financial crisis or is it simply dying......(????)
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Post by BMWSauber5 » 16 Dec 2008, 04:10

Financial crisis, and id never thought Subaru would quit!!
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Re: Subaru pulls out of WRC

Post by phil1993 » 16 Dec 2008, 16:46

It has been confirmed now so thats just 2 left and i thought Subaru were aiming for a comeback but anyhow its bad news. There were rumours that Gronholm would return next year with them, but obivously not

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Re: Subaru pulls out of WRC

Post by megasyxx » 16 Dec 2008, 17:45

too bad....i started watching wrc in 1999, though only in highlights. too bad it doesn't have that mainstream media coverage here unlike f1, motogp, sbk or irl/champcars which can be seen in espn/star sports. i remember wrc being shown on axn - and it's not even a sports channel. it got axed in our cable lineup a few years back.
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Re: Subaru pulls out of WRC

Post by raikkonen4ever » 01 Jan 2009, 19:32

Very bad news for me (Subaru fan), it was unfortunate remembering that they have produced many champions like Colin McRae, Richard Burns and of course Petter Solberg. :pout:

So, 2009 season will be boring because i believe the race will be won by either Citroen and Ford Works Team only, I'd like to see a privateer team make a surprise in one or two round this year, maybe Stobbart VK could do that :)





megasyxx wrote:too bad....i started watching wrc in 1999, though only in highlights. too bad it doesn't have that mainstream media coverage here unlike f1, motogp, sbk or irl/champcars which can be seen in espn/star sports. i remember wrc being shown on axn - and it's not even a sports channel. it got axed in our cable lineup a few years back.

AXN's was quite like a magazine show called "AXN Shakedown", yes it was a bad program :) but i love when the host asked the drivers or co-drivers to do a stupid thing :p

Star Sports broadcasting WRC since 2007 up until now and they also broadcasted the PWRC last year, so maybe you can watch it on Star Sports this year :D
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