I think the problem laid with Dirt Rally being essentially a better WRC game than the actual WRC games. And instead of trying to make a better game than codemasters they instead threatened them with legal action if they didn't stop using wrc related…
I could say the same regardig the road tiles. The only time I actually recognize tiles are hairpins and other slow corners. On fast sections I can't tell the diffrence because as you said I'm going 100mph
you can just use a loan car on freemode. That won't affect your sponsors
But I guess it will still affect your team?
Not as far as I know. You need to drive your own bought cars for it…