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2012: In November 2011, t

2012: In November 2011, the signing of Mikko Hirvonen by Citron was confirmed, following the departure of Sbastien Ogier to Volkswagen who in 2012 will race with a koda Fabia S2000. The pair formed by Loeb and Hirvonen achieved a total of twenty podiums and ten victories, of which five were doublets. In the first round of the year, Monte Carlo, who proved to be returning to the World Championship after a three-year absence, Loeb claimed his sixth win at the Monegasque event. Hirvonen finished in fourth, although in Sweden, he added his first podium with Citron where he was second after his ex-team mate Jari-Matti Latvala. In the third meeting of the year, Mexico, the two drivers achieved the first double of the year, with Loeb at the top of the podium and Hirvonen second. In Portugal, Loeb abandoned by accident what allowed to the provisional Finely, to obtain his first victory with the equipment, although after the test the commissioners disqualified it by irregularities in his Citron DS3 WRC. This, would be a posteriori, the unique Date of the year where the mark would not add any point. In the next four events, all on the ground, Loeb and Hirvonen occupied the first two places of the podium, always with the French in the highest. These results allowed Citron to lead the drivers 'and constructors' championship with a wide advantage over their rivals, with five rallies to finish the championship. [30] In the first test of the year on asphalt, Germany, Loeb and Hirvone returned To get on the podium, although this time with Finn in the third place. The result of the French earned him to draw his own record of five consecutive victories, which had already achieved in 2006 and 2008. [31] However in Britain beat Ford driver Latvala while Loeb was second half a minute And Hirvonen could only be fifth. In the Rally of Alsace, Loeb won the victory and mathematically secured his ninth driver's title. _ : Citroen DS3 WRC _ @officialwrc @loeb_seb_9 @citroenracing @redbull @totalracingofficial _ #officialwrc #worldrallychampionship _ _ #sebastienloeb #citroenracing #citroenworldrallyteam #ds3 #wrc #ds3wrc #CitroenDS3WRC #redbull #total

2010 Season: For the 2010

2010 Season: For the 2010 season the team counted for the fifth consecutive year with the pair Loeb-Sordo, although this time the Spaniard would be replaced in three tests by the Frenchman Sbastien Ogier, who in 2009 had competed with the Citron Junior Team. For the first time Sordo would be replaced and participated in Finland, Japan and Great Britain with the second team. Sbastien Loeb made one of his best seasons in the world championship: he only got off the podium in Japan, and he had eight victories and twelve podiums with a total of 276 points in the drivers' championship, 105 more than runner-up Jari-Matti Lavala. For his part Sordo made an irregular championship start and did not climb to the podium hsata the sixth date, in Portugal, but then added four more: Bulgaria, Germany, France and Catalonia. His teammate Ogier was third in Mexico and second in New Zealand with the second team, and the victory in Portugal earned him a seat in the first team, with which he made his debut in Finland, finishing second. Subsequently he was third in Germany and in Japan, again with the first team, he achieved the victory. For the third consecutive year Loeb and Citron were awarded the two world titles, which would be the last season with the Citron C4 WRC, which in 2011 would be replaced by the Citron DS3 WRC. _ : Citroen C4 WRC _ @officialwrc @loeb_seb_9 @citroenracing @redbull @totalracingofficial @pirelli _ #officialwrc #worldrallychampionship _ _ #sebastienloeb #citroenracing #citroenworldrallyteam #c4 #wrc #c4wrc #citroenc4wrc _ _ #redbull #total #pirelli _ _ #rally #rallye #rallygram #rallyhd #rallylovers #rallying #rallys #rallycar #rallycars #rallypassion #ilkerally #iloverally_