Sebastien Loeb wins Tour of Corsica

Updated: 16 October 2007 10:03 IST

Three-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb of France won the Tour de Corsica on Sunday, gaining two points on overall leader Marcus Gronholm.

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Three-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb of France won the Tour de Corsica on Sunday, gaining two points on overall leader Marcus Gronholm who placed second.

Gronholm has 104 points with three races remaining in the 16-race rally calendar this year, with Loeb at 100.

"If someone could beat Marcus here, it would have been better for me," Loeb said.

Loeb clocked 3 hours, 28 minutes, 31.5 seconds overall for the three-day competition, with Gronholm 23.7 seconds behind.

Spain's Dani Sordo won three of the four special stages on Sunday to finish third, 44.3 seconds behind Loeb.

Finland's Mikko Hirvonen is third overall with 74 points, with rallies in Japan, Ireland and Britain rounding out the season.

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