Coulthard drives Loeb's Pikes Peak record breaker

Coulthard drives Loeb's Pikes Peak record breaker

Sebastien Loeb smashed the Pikes Peak record this year in Peugeot's 875bhp, four-wheel-drive 208 T16 beast. But what is it like to drive? DAVID COULTHARD travelled to the Styrian Alps to find out

This summer it was pretty hard to miss Sebastien Loeb's record-breaking run up Pikes Peak - except, with one thing and another on my plate, I managed to! But standing beside it, looking for the doorhandle and the way in, I'm starting to think that's not such a bad thing.

The good thing is that I've got no preconceptions. I've seen Sebastien doing a few laps of the Red Bull Ring in the wet and he looked... handy. Now, courtesy of AUTOSPORT, it's my turn. The track's dried out quite nicely. Good news, but I'm still not sure what to expect.

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