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FIA rejects Macau entrant.

The FIA Touring Car Bureau had rejected the entry lodged by the RPM Racing Team for the 2008 World Touring Car Championship season finale in Macau.

The Macau-based outfit had intended to run two cars in the event around the challenging street circuit, with Lei Kit Meng at the wheel of a Toyota Altezza and Jo Rosa-Merszei driving a Honda Civic Type-R.

However, neither car has been homologated by the FIA and as such, the two cars will not be permitted to take part in the race weekend.

"Both cars are not in keeping with the spirit of the FIA Super 2000 regulations," the decision from the Bureau read.


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