Loeb: He's not lucky, he's brilliant

Loeb: He's not lucky, he's brilliant

AUTOSPORT's David Evans explains why Sebastien Loeb makes his own luck; why Ford dropped the ball in Portugal, and why the stewards were correct to strip Mikko Hirvonen of victory

Is Sebastien Loeb the luckiest driver in the history of the World Rally Championship?

When the eight-time world champion rolled out of Rally of Portugal last week, he resigned himself to losing his lead in his pursuit of an ninth straight title. And he did, indeed, lose that lead. For a while.

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