Why tactics are hurting the WRC

Why tactics are hurting the WRC

Drivers, teams and fans are united in their loathing of the tactics that are spoiling the WRC's gravel events. David Evans joins the critics and explains why the FIA needs to put a stop to it sooner rather than later

Let's focus on what was the central issue of last week's Jordan Rally. The thing everybody was talking about; the dominator of conversation over supper; the collective media's leader-in-waiting and the topic central to all service park chatter: the Dead Sea-side heat on Saturday afternoon. Er, hang on, that's not it, is it? Unfortunately not. It was the continual fiddling with overall positions and the running order. Tactics.

I really don't like them. In fact, I loathe them.

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