Sebastien Loeb wins his 7th world
Championship in a row
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Sebastien Loeb wins hisseventh consecutive title. The French leads from ss2 until the end of the rally with a solid ride, asserting their supremacy with a lead of 35.7 seconds on the second, Spanish Dani Sordo. With this result,Citroen stands as the manufactures champion (388 pts) against BP Ford Abu Dhabi WRT (277 pts) with Spain and Great Britain as the two rallies to end the season.
Sebastien Loeb says in a interview:“is an incredible feeling, and win more. When I got here, I knew I had a chance to win the rally championship, and all this in my hometown. So it's been a great challenge, but with a lot of pressurebecause I knew that everyone was hoping it was here in the region. There have been very supportive, a lot of people. I felt really good. It was incredible.
* Citroën also get theirsix titles here at home, is a double celebration
"It was a perfect rally, as in Corsica in 2004, when we won the two championships at the same time. This is even more special because I'm home. I amvery happy for the team because they've done a good job throughout the season, the car is very good and we have to make a difference to driving. It is very difficult and is a great challenge, withPetter (Solberg), Dani (Sordo) and Ogier. It has not been an easy season and I'm happy to finish well. "
* Are you ready to fight for an eighth title next year?
"At the moment I try to enjoy whatis happening now, I'm happy”...
World Rally Championship
Mini Countryman WRC
On his return to the top World Rally Mini introduced the new Mini Countryman WRC will compete in six events on thecalendar next year and in 2012 it will completely throughout the tournament.
The Mini Countryman WRC takes under its hood a turbocharged 1.6-liter BMW. Its gearbox is a six-speed Xtrac.