The holidays are here. Sebastien Loeb's gone jet-skiing, Matthew Wilson's off on a bike ride, Petter Solberg's jumping out of aeroplanes and Mikko Hirvonen's enjoying the sunshine at home.
Six rallies into this year's World Rally Championship and we've learned plenty. It's been an amazing ride so far, with some incredibly tight fights - including the closest finish to a WRC round, when Sebastien Ogier edged Jari-Matti Latvala by just 0.2 seconds in Jordan. Beyond that, there's been the usual mix of sport and politics.
But this time the politics hasn't all been behind the scenes and it hasn't all been about the FIA. Citroen has hit the headlines hard in the first half of the year, not only for winning five from six rallies - but also for the internal battle for the supremacy between Sebastiens old and new; Loeb and Ogier. From pre-season to summer holidays, there hasn't been a dull moment.
The new dawn
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