Is there anything this man can't do?
Taking home the gold at with his first Rally GB win and securing the manufacturer's championship for Citroen (he won the Driver's Championship by Rally Japan), Sébastien Loeb stayed in England to compete in last weekend's Race of Champions at London's Wembley Stadium - and won.
Despite an early crash, Loeb smacked down fellow freakazoid and previous RoC winner Michael Schumacher, World Touring Car Champion Andy Priaulx, DTM drier Mattias Ekstrom. and newly-retired F1steerer David Coulthard.
"When you are on the start line, you want to win, but with this event there is not too much pressure. It's a very tight track and you have to give everything you can. I didn't get as much experience as some of the others, as I only did one ROC Nations Cup race (see below for details), but it was a good weekend for me."
Loeb won by 0.3secs.
The six-hour championship transforms Wembley's oval into two kilometre-long parallel tracks, made up of 4 tonnes of asphalt and underlay, and crowned with a 100-tonne cross-over bridge in the centre. Competitors race side by side in the same car to ensure fairness.
Ironically, one of the cars used in the spectacle is a Ford Focus WRC car, allowing the Citroen driver a unique insight into the Ford car's inner workings. On tarmac, anyway.
Other cars that featured were the RoC buggy, an RX150 buggy, an Abarth 500 Assetto Corse, and for the final best-of-three showdown with Coulthard, a KTM X-Bow.
There were also several demo laps by Lewis Hamilton in his McLaren F1 car, and Andy Priaulx in his triple World Touring Car Championship-winning BMW.
Teams of two from the same country also go head-to-head in a round-robin knockout elimination called Nation's Cup.Team Germany retained their title with defending champs Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel at the wheel, beating Team Scandinavia's impressive pairing of seven-time Le Mans 24 hour winner, Tom Kristensen and DTM champ Ekstrom.
Team Autosport Great Britain
Team F1 Racing Great Britain
In the market for a new car? Check out Australia's Best Value Cars.
Sign up here to receive the latest round-up of Wheels news, reviews and video highlights straight to your inbox each week.
Want free access to 5 years of Wheels archive content? Sign up now!