Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Loeb claims 4th consecutive World Rally Championship

Sebastien Loeb has secured his fourth consecutive World Rally Championship drivers' title.

The Frenchman finished third the final race of the season, the Wales Rally GB.

The Citroen C4 driver finished just four points above Finland's Marcus Gronholm, who took second place in Wales behind compatriot Mikko Hirvonen.

Loeb becomes only the third driver to win four titles.

He went into the race a needing a top-five finish to claim the championship.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Latest News

Latest Sport

Latest Showbiz