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Is Loeb's return paying off for Hyundai?

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Sebastien Loeb may not be making a full-time return to the World Rally Championship in 2019, but his six-event contract with Hyundai has provided the chance to see how he copes with the championship's new era. It's been a learning experience.

Sebastien Loeb looked a little bit surprised, but then smiled. I was equally surprised by the comment and I'd made it. But it had to be said. It was an important point that needed registering. Even if it was before 0700 on a Sunday morning.

Concluding my pre-day three Chile chat, I noticed something different about the nine times World Rally champion.

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