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Rally gods dedicated Citroen

Nicknamed the 'rally of the gods' by its organizers, the appointment of Greek consecrated the Citroen WRC Total World Rally Team. The crews Sebastien Loeb / Daniel Elena and Mikko Hirvonen / Jarmo Lehtinen signed their third dual of the season, after those obtained in Mexico and Argentina. Sebastien Loeb and Citroen reinforce their leading positions in the World Championships, while Mikko Hirvonen takes second place in the standings Drivers'.

After two long days, the final stage of Rally Acropolis could seem easier. The 65km chronometers were spread over two loops interspersed assistance thirty minutes. With only 10'' ahead of Petter Solberg, Sebastien Loeb sprang in special Aghii Theodori in 'maximum attack'.

After a few kilometers, a message is displayed on the dashboard of the DS3 WRC warned it could slow down: "Petter was reported arrested in the special and I stop attacking. After having exceeded, I thought it would have been difficult to continue on the same pace until the arrival, as the road was saggy! "

Abandoning Solberg Hirvonen has allowed to pass second. Upon his return to Loutraki, the Finn showed presqu'incredule: "It is hardly credible to rise to the second position. Since yesterday afternoon, I no longer attacking my position to preserve and provide a good overall result to the team. It is now double that profile. "

Source: Citroen

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