Thursday | 30 Apr 2020

The Final - Loeb v Sainz. Vote now!

The final of the WRC Greatest Driver, presented by Pirelli, is upon us, with Sébastien Loeb taking on Carlos Sainz.

After a month of whittling down the contestants, the Greatest WRC Driver voting has reached it's climax. In the final, France's nine-time world champion Sébastien Loeb squares off against the two-time world champion from Spain, Carlos Sainz.

For the final, voting will remain open through to 10:00 CET on Monday, 4 May, with the final result being announced later on the same day.

Sébastien Loeb
Nationality: French
Manufacturers: Citroën, Hyundai
WRC starts: 179*
WRC titles: 9*
WRC wins: 79*
WRC podiums: 118

Sébastien Loeb’s WRC career is second to none. He rewrote the record books by winning a remarkable nine consecutive world titles and 79 rally victories – all with Citroën. It’s an astonishing achievement for a man who only claimed his first world crown aged 30 and who remains a WRC frontrunner at the age of 46.

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Carlos Sainz
Nationality: Spanish
Manufacturers: Ford, Toyota, Lancia, Subaru, Citroën
WRC starts: 196
WRC titles: 2
WRC wins: 26
WRC podiums: 97

Carlos Sainz is one of the WRC’s most consistent performers. El Matador won 26 rallies and claimed two titles, but also finished second or third in the championship on a remarkable nine occasions. He finished on the podium in almost half the rallies in which he competed. Sainz left nothing to chance in his rally preparations and his attention to detail was astonishing.

WRC Greatest Driver: Sébastien Loeb

Greatest WRC Driver: Carlos Sainz