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Great-Britain
12.02.2014

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The final event of 2013, in Britain, didn’t offer a reprieve to Citroen before the short winter between two rally seasons. While Sebastien Ogier won for the ninth time and Volkswagen signed off with a double, Dani Sordo produced the best result of a Citroen DS3, with a 7th place. Focus on 2014 for Citroën …

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Spain
12.02.2014

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As Citroën lost their Constructors title to Volkswagen, winner in Spain through Sebastien Ogier, Mikko Hirvonen, surging on the final leg on gravel, climbed on the podium for the second last event of the season. Hirvonen, feet on the gravel The facts A leader after the first leg, Ogier dropped back to fourth after having …

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France
12.02.2014

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Sebastien Loeb was in the fight for success for his final appearance in the World Rally Championship at home in Alsace area, forced to retire on the last day. Another Sebastien, Ogier, won and took over Loeb as world champions. Fond farewell for Loeb The facts A nine-time world champion, among the greatest drivers of …

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Australia
12.02.2014

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In spite of a late puncture at Australian Rally, Mikko Hirvonen finished third in Coffs Harbour, for the tenth of the 13 event of the season, defeated by Sébastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville. His team mate Chris Meeke rolled off on Saturday. Hirvonen salvages a podium Facts A winner of the last three Australian rallies, …

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Germany
12.02.2014

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Dani Sordo clinched in Trier, Germany, his first WRC win following a dogfight with Thierry Neuville on the final day. His Citroen team-mate Mikko Hirvonen completed the podium as the French marque came closer to the lead in the Manufacturers standings. Sordo does it in Germany The facts Spaniard made the most of retirements of …

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Finland
12.02.2014

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Two top-five finishes in Finnish rally are not enough to ease Citroën’s frustration, after the eighth round from 13 this season. A bad luck and a 360° spin restrained local Mikko Hirvonen to fourth, ahead of Dani Sordo, in an event Sébastien won twice at the wheel of the DS3 WRC in the last two …

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Sardinia
12.02.2014

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Dani Sordo’s fourth place at Rally Italia-Sardegna doesn’t satisfy Citröen in a weekend where Mikko Hirvonen, held the second place for long, before crashing in the last day. Citroen mulls over mitigated Italian rally The facts Twenty days after losing its Acropolis Rally’s crown, Citroën let go another of its Mediterranean jewels. On the hard …

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Greece
12.02.2014

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Jari-Matti Latvala took his first laurels of the season as Volkswagen once again defeated Citroen, in the sixth event in 2013, Acropolis Rally, in Greece. Dani Sordo’s second place at the wheel of the DS3 WRC is a positive for the French manufacturer. Latvala celebrates as Sordo soars The facts After winning the last two …

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Argentina
12.02.2014

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Sebastien Loeb took his second win for his third 2013 selected event, this week-end at Rally Argentina. Citroën driver now won the last eight editions of the round ran near Cordoba in the World Rally Championship. Talisman Loeb, clinches Rally Argentina The facts “One person is missing, and your world is a desert”, French poet …

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Portugal
12.02.2014

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Thanks to Mikko Hirvonen, Citroën won another podium at Rally de Portugal. Finn came back to second place on Sunday, only pipped by Sebastien Ogier after a tough start. Citroën, strong finish in Portugal The facts For the first gravel event this season, held in Algarve area, in the southern Portugal, Hirvonen – the Nordic …

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Mexico
12.02.2014

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Collecting his first podium finish this season, with a second place in an hard-fought Mexico Rally, Mikko Hirvonen helped Citroën to open up a six-point gap at the lead of Constructors Championship. Hirvonen hits the podium in Mexico Facts After topping the qualifications, Hirvonen’s choice to start 13th proved not to be the best and …

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Sweden
12.02.2014

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Loeb key to Citroën’s lead Finishing in second place in the Swedish Rally, the second round the World Rally Championship in Hagfors, Sebastien Loeb helped Citroen to stay at the lead in the Constructors’ Championship. Fact For three days, Loeb threw everything to challenge Sébastien Ogier, the former Citroen driver, who handed Volkswagen their first …

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