SEBASTIEN LOEB REUNITED WITH HIS PEUGEOT PIKES PEAK RECORD CAR
Sebastien Loeb has taken over the ownership of the Peugeot 208T16 that he used to smash the Pike Peak record back in 2013.
The car, that had been specifically built by Peugeot to crush the Pikes Peak record, and also won the the Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb in 2014, will again run in competition after being moved over to Sebastien Loeb Racing.
Loeb is looking forward to running the car again at the Turckheim coast race, after a successful shakedown run at the Anneau du Rhin circuit in his native France.
He’ll will also be demonstrating with his Peugeot 306 Maxi and Citroën C4 WRC at the event in September.
“I dreamed of owning this car one day and I was delighted and proud when Peugeot agreed to pass it on to me,” Loeb said after the shakedown.
“It’s quite a complex car to drive but it didn’t take me long to find my marks again.”
Loeb also added that he was excited showcase the Peugeot 208T16 in front on his home fans.
“I really wanted to drive it again, but this time in my home region, Alsace,” he said.
“I think that’s important, not only for me and my team but also for French motorsport fans.”
Have a look at Loeb’s Pike Peak record run from 2013.
Date posted: June 24, 2017