Sébastien Loeb signs for two years with Hyundai in the WRC
Sébastien Loeb is one of the icons of the World Rally . No wonder, the nine championships achieved and the different modalities in which he has competed, such as the World Rallycross Championship, the climb to Pikes Peak and the Dakar Rally, do nothing but enlarge his figure, and it is normal for many teams to want count on him in their ranks.
After 13 seasons of the WRC with Citroën and 3 with Peugeot in the World Rallycross Championship, the Frenchman has signed with Hyundai WRC for the next two seasons He will be, therefore, Dani Sordo's teammate in the South Korean team.
The Hyundai WRC grid will consist of Thierry Neuville and Andreas Mikkelsen , which will participate in all the WRC 2019 races, and with Loeb and Deaf sharing car in those races in those that the French does not participate in.
"Join me Hyundai will give us a new challenge and one that I really want to face. I was impressed by the team's focus and determination to succeed. "Sébastien Loeb commented.
Dani Sordo will participate in the first one in Mexico, the first appointment of the 2019 season calendar, in March, while it is foreseeable that Loeb will participate in the second, in Sweden. In Hyundai WRC they are delighted, and it is not for , although they also support their other drivers such as Neuville, who despite not having any championship, has been runner-up the last three years.
"Our goal is to win the title of WRC. We believe that we have the team to achieve it, and in 2019 we will perfectly reflect that ambition, "said Michel Nandan, Team Principal of Hyundai WRC.
Without a doubt, Sébastien Loeb's return to a world-class Rally World Championship team is a great news for the world of racing and for all fans of one of the most dangerous and spectacular categories of the FIA.You can to be interested