Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 26 April 2015

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.

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