Sebastien Ogier says there would be no better way to end his WRC title-winning season than with a victory on the final round of the 2013 season in Wales.

Like team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala, Ogier heads into the weekend looking forward to the fact that the pressure is now very much off the Volkswagen team after it wrapped up the manufacturers' title in Spain.

Having won eight times this season, and on each of the last three events, Ogier was able to wrap up the drivers' title in style and the Frenchman said he was now keen to celebrate his maiden title with a victory in North Wales.

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"I am sure we will enjoy the Rally Great Britain, as it is the first event of the season where we do not feel any pressure at all," he said. "No tactics, just full throttle from the word go. Volkswagen has won the Manufacturers' title, and Julien and myself have secured the Co-drivers' and Drivers' Championship.

"The rally has never been my favourite, but with more and more experience my confidence to approach this rally is growing. Some features are not very welcoming: low temperatures, rain, fog and muddy roads through the Welsh forests. I know that this sounds like 'rally paradise' for my team-mates - and I have to agree with them. There is probably no better way to end a rally season with a win in Wales. So that's my goal."

VW team boss Jost Capito meanwhile said he too was keen to see the team end its title winning season on a high.

"The Rally Great Britain is a prestigious round of the World Championship, which every one of the drivers wants to win," he said. "The conditions are unlike any of the other WRC rallies and pose a whole host of challenges. We have won nine of the twelve rallies so far, and would love to use that momentum to take a tenth winner's trophy back to Wolfsburg with us.

"Every single member of the team is up for the Rally Great Britain, and looking forward to a successful end to the season, without the added pressure of battling for the World Championship."