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2012 Rally d'Alsace: Loeb World Rally Champion

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Xosé Estrada, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. Xosé Estrada

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  2. Duderino27

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    Bravo, my hat down to you, Sebastien, you're really the best WRC driver of all time! See you in the WTCC! :thumbsup:
     
  3. David Wright

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    While I agree Seb is perhaps the best WRC driver of all time, anyone else feel his domination has been a key factor in the decline of WRC?
     
  4. Senad Subasic

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    Was just gonna watch day 3, spoiled it for myself now...

    Anyway, Loeb might be a factor, albeit a small one. It's too expensive to organize and run in, and not very... broadcastable, lucrative, so Loebless car makers started pulling out.
     
  5. Patrick Moore

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    "This is the duo’s ninth consecutive FIA World Rally Championship title; a record-breaking achievement."
    this wording is a bit awkward considering Seb/Daniel won 9 championships and IIRC they passed their closest rival (mikonen(sp)) in 2008! I think it would have been better to say a record-setting achievement?
    either way it is pretty awesome. and this championship came in France abd in the area where seb was raised. a most beautiful convergence! :)
     
  6. Cedric Germain

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    ok, Loeb is a great driver no question, but it's a shame that he stayed with Citroen all the time. It should have been a challenge to try with Ford or an other car brand...