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Cry Like A Baby Subaru not to compete in WRC 2009 :(

No Subaru in WRC for 2009 a sad day for the WRC


Subaru follows Suzuki out of WRC - Yahoo! Eurosport UK
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Jeez, that's news to rock the WRC world!
 
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Terrible news
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In top rank motorsport you wonder who is next to pull out.
Guess with whats going on in the US, Ford or GM night be under pressure
 
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I think it will be the tip of the iceberg. Advertising will also be hit hard and many forms of motorsport rely very heavily on advertising.
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Motorsport is suffering right now.
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This really isn't good news
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A bit of a shock that one eh
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Bad news the for WRC.
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That's not good news at all !
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Is it worth me changing the plugs on me Escort Mexico and entering in 2009 if I can find where I left it in the scrapyard..there might be nobody else in it

Change brings opportunities. I don't regard all this financial belt tightening in motor sport as a bad thing. Rallying might become fun again, you never know.

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Would not be surprised if Ford pulled out as well-they have been reluctant participents for several years.
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Bad news. Had a tour of the Prodrive facility in Banbury some time back.

The new (and very ugly) car plus Crash Atkinson haven't done it for them
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No Suzuki either
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BBC webbie saying that only Ford and Citroen are left in next years WRBBC SPORT | Motorsport | Rallying | Subaru pull out of world rallying
Cant see how it can continue with that level of support
 
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Is it worth me changing the plugs on me Escort Mexico and entering in 2009 if I can find where I left it in the scrapyard..there might be nobody else in it

Change brings opportunities. I don't regard all this financial belt tightening in motor sport as a bad thing. Rallying might become fun again, you never know.

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