Tag Archive: Sébastien Loeb

Feb 04

Chilton joins Sébastien Loeb’s WTCC team for top-three push

Briton embarks on fifth WTCC campaign with high hopes

Tom Chilton 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Ogier opens 2016 with third Monte win

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Unstoppable Ogier seals hat-trick in Monte Carlo

Sebastien Ogier achieved a childhood ambition by winning Rallye Monte-Carlo for a third consecutive season on Sunday

Sebastien Ogier - photo © DPPI - François Baudin 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Dakar: Dakar Rally Interviews – Final stage Web Version Peterhansel grabs 12th Dakar title, Price clinches first

Jan 07

Dakar: Stage 5, Third win for Loeb, 1-2-3 again for Peugeot

Loeb scores third stage win to extend Dakar lead

Already the winner of two stages on his first Dakar and leader of the general standings in front of the rally’s specialists, Sébastien Loeb continued his progress on this 38th edition. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Loeb’s first taste of the Peugeot 2008 DKR

“Of course I feel at home in a rally car, but this is very different to any rally car I have tried before”

Dakar - Sebastien Loeb’s first taste of the Peugeot 2008 DKR June 2015, Erfoud. A desolate corner of the Moroccan desert, inhabited only by a couple of hotels, the Red Bull-powered Peugeot Dakar team, and nine-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb, sampling the Peugeot 2008 DKR for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Rossi wins 2015 Monza Rally

Valentino Rossi took his fourth victory at the Monza Rally Show, beating some of the world’s best car racers.

Rossi wins 2015 Monza RallyEach 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.

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Nov 24

Loeb’s fond farewell

Loeb will join Peugeot Sport, part of the same PSA family as Citroën, for January’s Dakar Rally

WRC legend Sébastien Loeb bid a heartfelt farewell to Citroën after confirmation he will leave the French manufacturer following a stellar career. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Dakar adventure awaits for biggest ever Red Bull contingent

Dakar Rally 2016

Dakar Rally - Red Bull Debutant Sébastien Loeb features in the largest ever entry of Red Bull competitors in the 2016 edition of the Dakar Rally starting in Buenos Aires in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

WTCC Race of Thailand post-qualifying press conference

Drivers’ Briefing Room, Chang International Circuit, 11h00, Sunday 1 November 2015

WTCC Race of Thailand post-qualifying press conference “I want to start with congratulating all the Citroën team for doing a fantastic job again and getting five cars in Q3,” said López. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Ogier takes charge in Monte-Carlo

The Frenchmen traded times in a topsy-turvy day through six stages in the mountains north of Gap

WRC logo Sébastien Ogier ended Friday’s intriguing second leg of Rallye Monte-Carlo with a comfortable lead after a thrilling fight with Sébastien Loeb ended with a mistake from the nine-time world champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Loeb’s Monte preparations begin in France

The nine-time world champion will drive a current spec Citroen DS3 WRC

This weekend Sébastien Loeb will begin preparing for his Monte-Carlo WRC comeback by tackling the French Championship Rallye du Var.

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Jul 01

Sebastien Loeb demolishes Pikes Peak record with an 8:13.878 (+video)

As they say in France, a mighty Chapeau!

Sebastien Loeb - Peugeot Pikes Peak

Everyone knew Peugeot and Sébastien Loeb came to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to do something impressive, but taking one minute and 33 seconds off last year’s record is unprecedented.

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May 11

Kubica ‘faster than Raikkonen’ – Loeb

“Robert is really serious about rally, and is working hard to improve”

Sebastien Loeb  -Porsche Cup - photo © 2013 Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG. Sebastien Loeb, the most successful driver in world rally history, thinks Robert Kubica has more potential than Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Final World Rally Ranking 2012

The Rally Driver No. 1 is Sébastien Loeb – The Rally Codriver No. 1 is Daniel Elena

World Rally Ranking logoSebastian Vettel - Sébastien Loeb (photo © DPPI - Thierry Bovy)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. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

All-action IRC season six to conclude on Cyprus Rally

The race for Intercontinental Rally Challenge glory will reach its climax on the Cyprus Rally from 2-4 November.

Mikkelsen CyprusIRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeWith 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Rally Sweden: Latvala gets the job done (+result)

Loeb remains Championship leader

Jari-Matti Latvala  SwedenRally Sweden logoIt wasn’t exactly an easy run to the finish for Jari-Matti Latvala, but the Ford number one kept his head through a tense final morning to claim Rally Sweden victory and get his 2012 FIA World Rally Championship powered by Nokia title challenge properly underway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Loeb excited ahead of Monte-Carlo return

Sebastien Loeb says he is relishing starting his bid for his ninth World Rally Championship title on Rallye Monte-Carlo

Sebastien Loeb 2011-08-16Sébastien Loeb  2011-09-14The 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Al-Attiyah secures Citroen drive

Nasser Al-Attiyah to drive a third factory Citroen DS3 WRC in 2012

Nasser Al-Attiyah Citroën WRC 2011 -30-09-2010Citroen has confirmed it will expand its WRC programme to run a third car for Nasser Al-Attiyah during the 2012 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Roberto Merhi’s world tour

It is the time to reap the harvest of a spectacular 2011 season for Roberto Merhi.

Roberto Merhi - AutosportF3 - Zandvoort - Roberto MerhiThe Spanish driver claimed victory in the world’s two most important Formula 3 championships this year, the Euro Series and the FIA International Trophy, and has accordingly picked up international plaudits.

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