It's spreading like swine flu, yet this disease (sort of like swine flu actually) doesn't kill you, it just bores you into oblivion.
Yet astoundingly Rallying actually had an interesting week.
Elsewhere it was the battle of the short ovals. NASCAR surprised everyone by making a trip to New Hampshire Motor Speedway worthwhile, while Indycar managed something previously thought impossible.
They made Richmond boring (and still no-one has put nipple tassles on Scott Dixon).
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