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DafyddLarcombe

June 10, 2014 12:00 PM

WRC » Latvala disappointed, blows 'good chance' of winning


Its very dissapointing for him, maybe he can win Poland and give himself that spring board allowing him to take the Victory in Finland I think for the 1st time ever he has both the speed and consistency also the confidence right now to Beat Ogier in straight fights on gravel events I just hope he can do that in Poland so he can prove to himself that he can take the Victory when ever he decides it is his to take, this will give him the belief he needs to win in Finland again

DafyddLarcombe

June 07, 2014 1:34 PM

WRC » Latvala still leads in Italy, despite engine scare


Latvala must of been gutted to have overheating issues in Monte Lerno but he has managed to get it back to service and it was intermittent rather than Terminally progressive so that is a Relief. Now the VW Mechanics just need to identify the issue and sort it out for the afternoon run. Not an Ideal Itinerary if I am Honest, 2 stages early on then a huge Gap in the Action before the short and long stage are Re Run again Evening time, then again this is Sardinia so maybe all the fans will go to the Beech for a few hours before returning for the Action in the Evening. If Latvala can attack again and the car holds up for him then I am sure that he will once again be able to fend off Mr Ogier and take his 3rd Victory of 2014. If he wins here this weekend then I would suggest he could carry the momentum into both Poland and Finland. If he wins the next 3 he can win the Championship from there, Ogier must already know this too !

DafyddLarcombe

May 31, 2014 10:35 AM

WRC » Latvala 'full of confidence' for Sardinia


We all know that with confidence comes belief and belief is what you need to put in the Top stage times to win Rallies. I just hope that Jari Matti can find a really good rhythm right away and that his notes are spot on. I have always believed that he can be the fastest driver on gravel, I remember having a conversation with John Millington (M-Sport) at Barcelona Airport several years ago and saying that if he could just get it all together he could win most of the gravel Rallies and with it the Championship Im not suggesting that he is there yet but beating Ogier Fair and Square in a straight fight over 3 days is NO FLUKE ! I just hope that this confidence will pay dividends for him in Italy and allow him to gain the Momentum to fight for the win again in Finland. I think he can do it !

DafyddLarcombe

May 21, 2014 10:11 AM
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WRC » Neuville: Top five a huge achievement


lol its easy to get a little quick on the draw to comment but I think I know what you were trying to suggest I have to confess I have been quite surprised at how much progress Hyundai have made since Monte Carlo. I think Sordo is excited about something, maybe he has been assured that he can drive without Team Orders if he finds himself as the lead Hyundai The car has improved a lot since I myself made a comment about the Briggs and Stratton engine, but I think that Neuville will gain momentum in the 2nd half of the season as the car starts to not only perform stronger but become more reliable

DafyddLarcombe

May 16, 2014 2:27 PM

WRC » Neuville: Top five a huge achievement


In all fairness the Hyundai isn't really inferior, that isn't so much an insult to Hyundai, but more an insult to all the cars and drivers it has beaten when setting fastest stage times, I think they have had 4 or 5 fastest times now in total This proves that they have come on leaps and bounds with the car and setting a fastest time in the WRC is by no means a Fluke ! Hyundai are an up and coming Team. I Can see them fighting for Overall victories in next years WRC. Neuville will get his victories and be financially comfortable at the same time. A Bright Boy if you ask me !


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