Wednesday 13 March 2019

Sébastien Loeb Racing to compete 2019 World RX season.

Sébastien Loeb Racing has today announced their intention to compete in the 2019 FIA World Rallycross Championship

Despite Sébastien Loeb Racing not being announced as permanent entrants for the 2019 World RX season. Dominique Heintz, team boss has confirmed that the team will remain involved in the championship by competing in several rounds. 

"We will be present on several rounds that have yet to be selected and we have already done some tests. Today we have two cars in the workshop ready to roll," said Heintz"We are convinced that this discipline (rallycross) has a great future and we will remain present."

The French squad is yet to confirm their driver line-up, and the cars they will use for the several rounds. 

Nine-time Rally champion Sébastien Loeb was left without a seat at the end of the 2018 season when Peugeot Sport announced their withdrawal from the World RX championship. 

 "Everyone has suffered from the withdrawal of Peugeot, not only me after all the manufacturers had withdrawn," said Sébastien Loeb

The French legend believes that World RX has a good future ahead and he wants to remain in the discipline. 

"We will continue to get involved in RX because it is a discipline in which we believe," he adds. 

"The championship has refocused a little more on fans, but this championship will have a future with the electric because this technology perfectly suits the races. It is also a project for our team."

TEXT - Junaid Samodien
QUOTES - AutoHebdo.fr

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