How power is shifting at Citroen
Sebastiens Loeb and Ogier have made winning in the WRC look easy this year. David Evans insists that it's anything but while also analysing the shifting of power within Citroen from the most successful rally driver of all time to France's coming man
It's never a bad day on a round of the World Rally Championship when you have to stop and fill your car with fuel for the second time. It means you've broken free from the press office. It means you're living Jean Todt's distance dream. It means the adventure is back. Just for a day.
Day one of the Acropolis Rally was one of the finest in the careers of Petter Solberg and Chris Patterson. They took the Greek roads and shook them hard, wringing every second from them in their Citroen DS3 WRC to build a lead of close to a minute. At that moment, it truly looked like Solberg's long wait for a 14th victory could be coming to an end.
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