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A 14-day quarantine when entering Estonia could stop the M-Sport Ford from taking part in the World Rally Championship's restart. According to media reports in Japan, Estonia now requires residents from countries with an infection rate of more than 16 per 100,000 inhabitants to self isolate for at least two weeks. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, the UK infection rate as of July 6 was 14.5, meaning that any further rise could spell trouble for Ford fans. "I've been asked this question, but I answered it very simply in two letters: n and o," M-Sport boss Richard Millner said. "It's out of the question to make a budget to stay in Estonia for two weeks before starting work. It's not fun. Because it's a voluntary isolation, you can't do anything, you just have to stay in a hotel room. "Even if the event side or the FIA ​​will pay for it, I have to leave two weeks early to participate in this event and go straight to Turkey anyway. It's quite difficult to ask the members for it. “We're in the championship, we want to keep it, we're doing everything we can, but it definitely takes a very different approach than the other two teams.'' M-Sport are the only non-factory team in the WRC. While they have great support from Ford, they don't have the budgets or the resources of rivals Toyota and Hyundai. Rally Estonia is scheduled for September 4 to 6.
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