WRC » Latvala rolls out of Rallye Monte Carlo

Ford's Jari-Matt Latvala crashes out of the season opener, crew okay.

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MeymacTony - Unregistered

January 18, 2012 5:55 PM

Wonder if Mr Wilson is having second thoughts? Think he should concentrate on Solberg - look at his performance as a privateer plus his experience
Perhaps the time has come to standardise tyres then there would be a more level gauge

John - Unregistered

January 18, 2012 7:04 PM

WRC, is by no shadow of a doubt, for the better by having characters like Latvala. However at the same time, Latvala can never mount a serious threat to the likes of Solberg, Loeb, etc.. if they are all in equal machinery. It's really a pity that Jari Matti cannot find his sweet spot because he seems like a good guy. No one could say he wouldn't deserve to be WDC based on his speed but you need a lot more than speed to get there... Add in a dose of luck too.

Twin Cam Sam - Unregistered

January 18, 2012 8:34 PM

Why have no.1 & no. 2 drivers anyway ?

Never used to happen - Think McRae & Sainz.

Malcolm should have made them equal.

Hope Petter wins and has a strong start to the season, and makes Malcolm's tactics look ridiculous.

rally tom - Unregistered

January 18, 2012 9:21 PM

Stop this slagging off of Malcolm, Ford and Jari. Crashes is what happens in rallying have you not got any idea of what a rally is. Mistakes happen and that is that......

Jari & Petter are an excellent team for the Ford Team and yes for sure Loeb will be there but watch this space.

whodunit - Unregistered

January 19, 2012 9:28 AM

Would you rather live like a Tiger for one day or a sheep for 100 years? I'd rather be fighting for the lead than running safe in 7th. Doesn't win championships I know but certainly makes things interesting. Once Vatanen mastered his raw speed he was best in the world. I expect the same may happen to JML. Petter is great addition to the team. A cool experienced fast driver next to the youngster with raw talent is a good thing.

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