18 Aug 2008

Record win for Loeb in Germany

6:50 am on 18 August 2008

The world rally champion Sebastien Loeb has won in Gerrmany for the seventh time in a row.

The French ace finished 47.7 seconds ahead of his Citroen team mate Dani Sordo.

The win takes Loeb to the top of the drivers' table with five rallies left as he seeks a record fifth consecutive world title.

He's four points clear of Finn Mikko Hirvonen, who came fourth, 1:19.7 adrift, while Belgium's Francois Duval was third.