Loeb will partner last year’s runner-up Timmy Hansen in a two-car squad
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Briton embarks on fifth WTCC campaign with high hopes
Tom Chilton is aiming for a top-three finish in this season’s FIA World Touring Car Championship after signing to drive a Citroën C-Elysée WTCC for Sébastien Loeb Racing, the team co-founded by the motorsport legend and six-time WTCC race winner.
Sébastien Ogier achieved a childhood ambition by winning Rallye Monte-Carlo for a third consecutive season on Sunday afternoon
The Frenchman joined an exclusive club of drivers to have won the legendary event, the opening round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship, three times in a row. Only Sandro Munari, Walter Röhrl, Tommi Mäkinen and Sébastien Loeb have done likewise.
Valentino Rossi took his fourth victory at the Monza Rally Show, beating some of the world’s best car racers.
Each year the Monster Energy Monza Rally brings together a variety of famous racers from both two and four wheels. Previous winners have included rally legend Sebastien Loeb and former Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica.
The Rally Driver No. 1 is Sébastien Loeb – The Rally Codriver No. 1 is Daniel Elena
Sébastien Loeb is without question the number 1 of international rallying, as confirmed by the 2012 world rally ranking WRR (World Rally Ranking) promoted by the IRDA (International Rally Drivers Association), the first place is always occupied by the French driver, in second place the Finnish Mikko Hirvonen, the podium is completed by Norvegian Andreas Mikkelsen.
The race for Intercontinental Rally Challenge glory will reach its climax on the Cyprus Rally from 2-4 November.
With a history dating back to 1970, the mixed-surface event lists a host of illustrious former winners including Stig Blomqvist, Sébastien Loeb, Colin McRae, Ari Vatanen and Björn Wåldegard. Since its inclusion on the IRC calendar for the first time in 2010, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Andreas Mikkelsen have both enjoyed success.
Sebastien Loeb says he is relishing starting his bid for his ninth World Rally Championship title on Rallye Monte-Carlo
The event, which begins in the French city of Valence on Tuesday 17 January, returns to the WRC trail for the first time in three years. Loeb says the rally is “mythical” and that its return is another boost to the championship’s popularity.