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Old 01-16-2013, 07:40 PM   #14225
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Originally Posted by Tork View Post
Makes me wonder what Jonah could have achieved had he gone with a top factory team .
I think he would have gotten a few more stage wins, and probably avoided some of the heartbreak and hassle that they had to deal with on the rule/organizational end of things.

But, he would have been following orders, and would never have had the chance to ride for his own (overall) win.

I also don't think this place would have become quite what it is today without Jonah and RallyPanAm crusading to put a privateer on the podium. It was a David and Goliath story that really captured people's imagination and passion here.

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