WRC » Stobart team set to continue in 2011?

Trio of Fiesta RS WRC cars to compete under Stobart banner in Sweden.

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joe bloggs - Unregistered

January 11, 2011 5:33 PM

Its a little difficult to fathom this. Stobart - from what I can see - are a large successful and professionally run Company with multiple disciplines and multimillion pound turnover, and presumably decent levels of profit. They would not enter WRC without a series of commercially measurable and realistic objectives rather than just doing it to increase Brand awareness globally.

Because this is such a big outlay for them I wonder why there was no official launch or confirmation of 2011 plans and why have they not revamped their driver lineup. Of course there are longterm relations with MW and MSport etc but surely they had golden opportunity this year of all years with brand new cars to formally launch new livery and new team of drivers to chase better results - I presume Stobart cars are same spec as the Works blessed team ? The potholes in the roads know there are excellent drivers with no budget out there at the moment but by maintaining their driver lineup Stobart seem comfortabl

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