WRC » Solberg keeps lead after afternoon loop

Petter Solberg hangs onto the lead in Japan after the repeat loop, but it is now Mikko Hirvonen who is second, 8.5 seconds adrift, after setting the pace in SS7 and SS8.

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September 10, 2010 11:51 AM

This article doesn't mention he's suffering with the flu, he barely made it out of his scratcher.

As Darth Vader would say.....Impressive....most impressive.

He deserves a win this year....and a feckin works drive.

Fitz - Unregistered

September 10, 2010 12:13 PM

I agree Taz. Most impressive.

I think a win for Petter would be very popular. I suppose he's the link we still have with all the old great names. McRae, Burns, Pannizzi, Makinnnen, Gronholm, Sainz etc as he was around then.

I get a bit sick of of 'Dave' only paying lip service to him and concentrating on the top 4 or Kimi.

Works drive. Hmm I don't think there's room. I suspect that Latvala and Hirvonen bring money to Ford.

I reckon best thing he can do is get a 'works' DS3 and continue in the same vain. Citroen after all did give him 2 C4s when Rautenbach couldn't get one.

Be good if he ran another car as part of a team i.e like with Muller etc.

Me- I think it is great what he is doing this year. Make me tune in again at lunchtime to see what is going on etc.

runnah - Unregistered

September 10, 2010 1:44 PM

Shame he will lose it tomorrow being first on the road. Let's hope he doesn't follow his current trend of leading on day one and finishing in 4th.

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