Kimi confirmed for WRC Sweden 2011

12th January 2011
The 2011 World Rally Championship is set to get off to a thrilling start in Sweden next month after all the series' big guns lodged entries for the snow spectacular. Nearly 130 cars will start the Karlstad event between the main international competition and the national-level Rally SM. The Citroen Total World Rally Team has submitted a brace of entries for its factory DS3 WRCs that will be driven by Sebastien Loeb and Sebastien Ogier during the upcoming season. The French make will also be represented by the new ICE 1 Racing squad headed by ex-Formula One world champion Kimi Raikkonen, while Norwegian Petter Solberg will drive in a fourth DS3 WRC. Raikkonen’s entry was submitted shortly before this afternoon’s deadline and ends recent speculation that suggested the Finn would sit out the 2011 season.