Nine-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb is seen driving the Ferrari of the AF Corse team linked to Red Bull, which is competing in the DTM, the German Touring Car Championship.
Sebastien Loeb celebrated his 48th birthday last February, and the Alsatians still want to take on new professional challenges. After the WRC Rally, where he built his legend by winning nine World Championship titles (a record), Ride Rally, WTCC (World Touring Car Championship), Rallycross, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Pikes Peak climb, the Andros Trophy and Extreme E and many more, a driver can That starts in the DTM, the German Touring Car Championship. In any case, this is what the specialized site reveals motorsports.
This Tuesday, Sebastien Loeb was seen at the Spa circuit at the wheel of the Ferrari of the AF Corse team, linked to Red Bull, the historic sponsor of the Alsatian competition. If the team’s drivers, New Zealander Nick Cassidy and Brazilian Felipe Fraga, had their car, respectively in AlphaTauri and Red Bull colours, then Sebastien Loeb had a white car. always according to motorsportsRed Bull has not confirmed Loeb’s existence but has not denied it either.
Loeb participated in Extreme E this season
The French driver, if he enters the DTM, will replace Nick Cassidy, who is also in the Formula E Championship and who will therefore miss several stages of the DTM season, which has eight, including four in Germany, between April 30 and October 8. No French driver will participate this season in this championship, which was won by German Maximilian Goetz in 2021.
DTM or not, Sebastien Loeb, who has already participated in the Dakar (second) and the Monte Carlo (winner!) Rally (winner!) this year, will not be bored in 2022, because he participates in the Extreme E Championship, created in 2021 that puts electric SUVs facing each other. The French driver finished third in the first stage in Saudi Arabia, four of them are still on the programme, in May in Italy, in July in Scotland or Senegal, in September in Chile and in November in Uruguay. And nothing says he won’t be participating in other WRC rallies this season…
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