Loeb and the DS3: You ain't seen nothin' yet

Loeb and the DS3: You ain't seen nothin' yet

Sebastien Loeb finished a distant sixth on the opening round of the WRC in Sweden after he was delayed by his position on the road on the opening day. But as David Evans points out, that doesn't mean he won't start the second event in Mexico as the outstanding favourite

Don't be fooled. Seriously, don't be. Sebastien Loeb might have looked a shadow of himself in Sweden, but make no mistake, he'll touch down at Leon airport in a couple of weeks as absolute favourite for victory on Rally Mexico.

As soon as the snow started to fall in the hours prior to the start of Rally Sweden last week, it was clear Loeb was going to be the fall guy. The roads were in near-perfect form just before that first flake: a hard ice base with little or no snow on the surface. And then the seven-time champion was hit by, quite literally, the perfect storm.

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