Rally of Japan
Updated: 2006-09-03 16:02

Sebastien Loeb (on the car R) of France and co-driver Daniel Elena of Monaco spray champagne as they celebrate at the Rally of Japan in Obihiro, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, September 3, 2006. World champion Sebastien Loeb won his first Rally of Japan on Sunday to clinch a record 27th career victory making the world record. [Reuters]