Petter Solberg's exclusive Catalunya Rally column

Petter Solberg's exclusive Catalunya Rally column

AUTOSPORT columnist Petter Solberg relives his fantastic fourth place on the Catalunya Rally - in his first event in a Citroen C4. He also looks ahead to Rally GB, which he has his eye on winning

It had been a while since I'd been so excited about starting a round of the World Rally Championship. Two things had me really fired up ahead of last week's Catalunya Rally: missing the previous round in Australia, and driving the Citroen C4 WRC.

Everybody knows what the C4 is like, how good the car is and what it can do. I only saw exactly how true that was when I tested it for two days on asphalt before Spain. But I truly saw that when I set my first of four fastest times on the rally. When that happened, I can't begin to tell you how happy I was.

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