Sebastien Loeb has taken an unlikely victory on Rally Argentina, snatching the win from Citroen teammate Sebastien Ogier on the final stage after the younger Frenchman rolled his car earlier…
Sebastien Ogier has been left with a comfortable lead at the end of day two of Rally Argentina, after previous leader Jari-Matti Latvala and the pursuing Petter Solberg both hit…
Mikko Hirvonen has taken the first victory of a new era in the World Rally Championship by winning Rally Sweden for the second consecutive year. The Finnish factory Ford driver…
Mikko Hirvonen extended his lead of Rally Sweded further over Sebastien Loeb to 16.6 seconds – however the two had been neck and neck for most of the day.
Mikko Hirvonen will lead into the second day of Rally Sweden, leading reigning world champion Sebastien Loeb by a mere 6.2 seconds – with his team-mate Dani Sordo shade over two seconds further back in the other Citroen.
Ahead of Rally GB the FIA held a pre event conference, here is the transcript: Present: Petter Solberg, CitroÃ«n Junior Team SÃ©bastien Loeb, CitroÃ«n Total World Rally Team Mikko Hirvonen,…
Finland is the second home of rallying (in chronological terms only, without Sebastien Loeb, France would barely have a claim to being the first) but of late the natives have been rather lacklustre. A country so used to success is in the doldrums, and have recalled an old national hero to try and brighten the mood.
With the traditional WRC opener Monte-Carlo moving to an IRC round recently, Sweden picks up the honour as the opening round of the World Rally Championship for the first time. It could be one of the most competitive rallies of the year too – with the likes ofLoeb, Hirvonen, Solberg, Latvala and Gronholm all possible contenders for the win.