WRC Legends Makes Dakar Dream Team

Months, Years even, worth of rumours have finally been answered today. As WRC Legend and 9 Times World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb Confirms that he will Race in the 2016 Dakar Rally.

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Photo: Peugeot Total

The Frenchman will join two times World Rally Champion and Dakar Rally Winner Carlos Sainz along with other Dakar winners Despres & Peterhansel with Peugeot to create Motorsports ‘Dream team’.

Photo: Peugeot Total

Photo: Peugeot Total

Sebastien Loeb says, “Very happy to announce that I agree with the “D-Ream team peugeot total” alongside Carlos Sainz, Stephane Peterhansel and Cyril Depres! A new adventure is waiting for me and that in the coming days.
I’ll take part in the rally of Morocco then in dakar with the 2008 Dkr. A bit like pikes peak in 2013, this is all new to me, but it is a discipline that has always attracted me and I’m curious to the discover. It will be with danos in Morocco. We’re gonna have to take new benchmarks, discover a new way of looking at things, but it’s great to ride again with my co-pilot of always. I will say more very soon!”

Photo:D.Darrall

Photo:D.Darrall

 

Next years Dakar Rally is shaping up to be a WRC fest! As well as Loeb an Sainz, Ex-WRC driver Mikko Hirvonen has joined X-raid team. As well as Current WRC drivers Nasser Al-attiyah and Yazeed Alrajhi.

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