24 Jun 2012

Loeb wins Rally of New Zealand

4:19 pm on 24 June 2012

Sebastien Loeb has won the rally of New Zealand beating his Citroen team mate Mikko Hirvonen into second place by 30 seconds.

It was the fifth win this season for the eight time world champion and Loeb's third New Zealand title.

New Zealander Hayden Paddon won the rally's second tier Super 2000 class in his Skoda by more than half an hour over his nearest rival to be 12th overall.