6 Oct 2008

Loeb makes it four straight in Spain

6:12 am on 6 October 2008

Citroen's world rally champion Sebastien Loeb has won the Rally of Spain for the fourth year in a row to extend his championship lead to 12 points with three rounds remaining.

It's Loeb's 9th victory in 12 rounds this season, leaving the Frenchman 96 points to 84 for Finland's Mikko Hirvonen.

Loeb's Spanish team mate Dani Sordo was 25 seconds back, and third place went to Ford's Hirvonen.

The next rally is Loeb's home French round in Corsica next weekend.