Loeb leads Acropolis Rally
Saturday, June 18, 2011
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Defending world rally champion Sebastien Loeb grabbed the overall lead in the Acropolis Rally in the final stage Saturday.
Loeb topped Citroen teammate Sebastien Ogier by 2.2 seconds with one day left. Norway's Petter Solberg, the overall leader after the rally's first day Friday, dropped 20.9 seconds behind Loeb in third.
Ogier won four of the day's seven stages but faltered in the last night stage to cede first place to Loeb, who won one stage. Finland's Jari Latvala won the remaining two stages but is 11th overall.