Ten years after his last participation, Sebastien Loeb (48) will return to the World Rally Championship rally in Greece next month (September 8-11). This season, the nine-time world champion has already participated in the rally in Monte Carlo, Portugal and Kenya.
Here’s Sebastien Loeb (48) again at the Acropolis Rally. After ten years of absence, the Alsatians will return to Greece. M-Sport announced it The nine-time World Rally Champion will return to the event next month (September 8-11), ten years after his last participation in the event. “Ten years later, he is back in a legendary rally,” M-Sport quipped about his driver, who on this occasion will find the wheel of his Ford Puma and with his assistant Isabel Galmich, which will again take place in the passenger seat alongside the legendary French driver on the occasion of this new edition of the Greece Rally. It will be the fourth event of the season for Loeb, who had already lined up in Monte Carlo, during the traditional opening round, but also in Portugal and Kenya, last June during his last appearance in the category.
The fourth appearance of the lobe season
– M Sport (MSportLtd) August 10, 2022
With mixed fortunes for the man who announced the color at the start of the year by making sure he’ll only have a few races this season again in the World Rally Championship. In the principality, the man who is now also competing in a rally raid and in the Extreme E Championship, won a sumptuous duel with his compatriot and eight-time world champion Sebastien Ogier. In Portugal, on the other hand, Loeb had a dark weekend, as he had to give up the rally on both days due to mechanical issues. Finally, in Kenya, where it came so close to hitting a zebra, the home of Haguenau, who in Monte Carlo with an 80th win to his credit more than three years after his last success, was the biggest winner in history. to gain eighth place. For his return to Greece, in a career that hasn’t always brought him luck in the past, he will certainly be keen to play the leading roles once again.