24 Jun 2012

Loeb wins Rally of New Zealand

4:09 pm on 24 June 2012

Frenchman Sebastien Loeb has won the Rally of New Zealand to extend his lead at the top of the World Rally Championship.

The eight-time defending world champion finished ahead of Citroen team-mate Mikko Hirvonen to claim his third Rally New Zealand title after winning in 2005 and 2008.

Norway's Petter Solberg came third in the fastest of the Fords.