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Loeb goes out in Greece

Citroen's Sebastien Loeb has crashed out of the Acropolis Rally of Greece after going off this morning in the opening stage.

The Frenchman went out around 8 kilometres into the 17.25 kilometre Klenia Mycenae 1 test.

Although Loeb and co-driver, Daniel Elena both escaped unhurt their Citroen C4 WRC car suffered heavy damage and as a result they will not be able to re-start on Sunday under the SupeRally format.

"It was my fault," Seb told the official WRC website. "It happened after I went around a high-speed right-hand corner, I was bit too sideways then we hit a big stone with the left-hand front wheel and that sent the car into the air. The car rolled over five or six times.

"The car is destroyed. There's no chance to return tomorrow - the race is over. We are okay, that's the main thing."

For the record, Loeb had been running third overall.


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