Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

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How will Kimi fare?

Win
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Podium
0
No votes
Points
1
17%
Finish
3
50%
Crash out
2
33%
Mechanical Retirement
0
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Total votes: 6

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Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by phil1993 » 30 Jul 2009, 17:30

WRC Finland starts tonight with an extra Finn in the line up...

At the moment Kimi is 3rd, 0.1s off the lead, with the bottom 54 drivers having run the SS1

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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by Haukinen » 30 Jul 2009, 17:40

Too bad I'm away for the whole weekend :(
I'm not going to see any of those cool Live-coverages from the special stages.
But I'm still following the rally as widely as I can...

Oh, and Kimi finishes. There's still too long way to the points
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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by iceman1 » 30 Jul 2009, 17:51

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Q: Kimi, firstly welcome to the WRC. We have seen you compete on events this year but what has made you decide to compete on a round of the World Rally Championship and what have you thought of the experience so far?
KR: The biggest decision was that I have the time now and I don’t have anything else to do this weekend.


Kimi's press conference from MTV3:
http://www.mediafire.com/?nyoy3wgty32

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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by fclen » 30 Jul 2009, 17:55

Any streams?

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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by Haukinen » 30 Jul 2009, 18:25

EDIT: MISINFORMATION
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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by phil1993 » 30 Jul 2009, 18:28

Not bad considering he fluffed the start

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1 Sebastien LOEB 1:20.3

2.Dani SORDO 1:20.4
   
3. Mikko HIRVONEN 1:21.2
   
4.Evgeny NOVIKOV 1:21.5

5 Sebastien OGIER 1:21.5

6.Petter SOLBERG 1.21.7
   
7. Jari-Matti LATVALA 1:21.8
   
8. Henning SOLBERG 1:21.8
   
20. Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN 1:26.7

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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by AzShadow » 30 Jul 2009, 18:36

Video of Kimi's drive
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzoMd8OnDR0

Yea, he fall asleep at the start, lost a bit over a second because of that. Still, he did quite well against non-WRC cars considering there were people quite a bit more experienced than him in rally.
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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by phil1993 » 30 Jul 2009, 18:41

Thanks Az. Can you keep the coverage coming throughout the weekend? WRC in the UK sucks. We get 1 hr highlights (with adverts) on a digital channel on Sunday and most of the programme is taken up with a section where the presenter travels with a celeb guest

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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by fclen » 30 Jul 2009, 18:45

Thanks for the video link AzShadow. Interesting livery on Kimi's car eh?

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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by Ali » 30 Jul 2009, 18:53

This guy is a complete driver :lol:
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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by phil1993 » 30 Jul 2009, 19:02

Shame he was eating Ice Cream at the start.

That will be the last corny joke, I apologise...

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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by JoostLamers » 30 Jul 2009, 20:07

phil1993 wrote:Shame he was eating Ice Cream at the start.

That will be the last corny joke, I apologise...

lol :lol:
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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by Ali » 30 Jul 2009, 20:49

If Kimi didn't make a mistake at the start, he would be in front of his team mate, Alen :n

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Re: Neste Oil Rally Finland - Kimi Watch

Post by phil1993 » 31 Jul 2009, 07:43

Kimi up to 19th after SS4

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