Enjoy Sebastien Loeb's impact on the WRC – while it lasts

Enjoy Sebastien Loeb's impact on the WRC – while it lasts

The multiple world champion will be scaling back his attack next year, giving hope to the stars of the future. David Evans examines what impact the Frenchman's 'retirement' will have

Step forward Mikko Hirvonen, your time has come. The long shadow from the little fellow will soon be gone.

Imagine that: our land without Sebastien Loeb. Difficult isn't it? There is no doubt the World Rally Championship will be the poorer without the eight-time – soon to be nine – title taker. Fortunately for us, he'll be popping back now and then, just to show us how good he really is.

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