5 Oct 2008

Loeb wins four more stages to extend lead

6:13 am on 5 October 2008

Citroen's world champion Sebastien Loeb has tightened his grip on the Rally of Catalonia with the Frenchmann capturing four of the second day's six special stages.

Loeb has extended his lead to 27 seconds over Citroen teammate Dani Sordo.

Belgian Ford Focus driver Francois Duval is third, 51 seconds adrift, with Loeb's main title rival,Ford's Mikko Hirvonen, back in fourth.