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Petter Solberg column: Finland frustration

We head to Germany now and we will be testing before Rallye Deutschland. Hopefully we can make some small improvements. We have a good idea of what we are going to do and what we are going to test. We will focus on these areas and hopefully that should help.

It will be good to go there. We are ready. It is a rally I was pretty fast on last year and the year before - I love it. I didn't like it so much in the early days after what happened [when I had those crashes in 2002 and in 2004], but I have got through that and now it is a rally I enjoy.

Hopefully we will be properly on the pace and fighting for the victory again. We know Sébastien [Loeb] has been super strong there in the past, but we have to stop him and Citroën. We are all working very hard to do that over the remaining events and we just have to keep at it and work even harder. We will do our best to give him a really, really hard time in Trier.

Until next time,

Petter Solberg


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Nanbawan - Unregistered

August 11, 2012 11:43 PM

Off Topic : Crash hasn't dealt with it yet A little word about Philippe "Bug" Bugalski who tragically died yesterday in a freak accident. Best remembered for his win in the Xsara FWD against the WRCs. He was the driver who set off Citroen in the WRC when Loeb was still driving a Saxo. R.I.P. Repose en paix

JoePike - Unregistered

August 13, 2012 10:12 PM

Argentina ? He wins ss1 (6km using his soft tyres) He wins SS3 after hitting a bank and bending the rear arm suspension ( very lucky escape) And he breaks the car in SS4 You call that a performance ? He is overdoing it regularly and this why he has had so many punctures and problems compared to others. He is so predictable



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