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FIA to ban competitors who participate in GRC?

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FIA to ban competitors who participate in GRC?
August 09, 2012 10:19PM
http://jalopnik.com/5933513/is-the-fia-about-to-ban-drivers-from-competing-in-global-rallycross
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Re: FIA to ban competitors who participate in GRC?
September 04, 2012 12:12AM
Regardless of how you feel about GRC, I think it's total BS that the FIA should be so childish about a race series.



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Re: FIA to ban competitors who participate in GRC?
September 04, 2012 07:42AM
I think the whole point is that how the FIA feels about the GRC will not be disregarded.

Any stern actions by anyone for anything would appear childish if one did not consider their reasons/opinions.

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Re: FIA to ban competitors who participate in GRC?
September 04, 2012 09:59AM
The FIA has probably always struggled with the lack of control over the US. We obviously don't need them or any of their programs for motorsports to function over here. I imagine they loose a great deal of income from our lack of homage.

On the other hand they probably don't want all their stars and heroes broken over here due to stupid 'Hollywood' mentality. I imagine there was some pressure to enforce the rules they have had in place forever.
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Re: FIA to ban competitors who participate in GRC?
September 04, 2012 10:20AM
Well come on the obvious thing is the dilution to utter meaninglessness any title in USA has..
Don't you remember the highly paid Wasserman Media Group--or whatever the useless L.A. shitheads were called, the heroes that were the brains behind Rally America's incredible zooming growth rate and that got us all direct cororate sponsorship and even better, the Ex-games coverage which directly grew the sport so big that I had to hire 20 guys and divert production to China? well they or somebody like them had right on Travvie's webpage PROOF that he was reigning 2007 World Rally Champion

So some media losers--hanger on parasites get all coked up and come up with some plan to make themselves millions and it turnsd into driving around in front of nobody, or in front of captive crowds just waiting for traffic to die down after the real race they came for is done. and these coke-heads get a flash of coke-inspired briliance "Less call it like mega Rally, no! Wait! GLOBAL! Yeah sniffffffffffffffffffffff GLOBAL!!!, Well call it global Cause that's like WORLD sniiiiiiiiiifffffffffff Mega-global!!!"

That might be a little of what they're trying to avoid: Dilution of what their titles mean in the face of unrestrained relentless shameless bullshit from one country about its "global" impact.



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Re: FIA to ban competitors who participate in GRC?
October 12, 2012 10:04AM
why cant we all just get along!!!!!!

but seriously, seems like everything motorsport these days are getting kicked around. Hell look at what the new CAFE is going to do to cars....



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