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Kubica lines up two rallies in WRC-winning Citroen

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Robert Kubica won two rallies in September this year © Sutton Images
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Robert Kubica will drive take part in two rallies in November driving the WRC-winning Citroen C4.

Kubica has faced a long rehabilitation from the injuries he sustained in a rallying accident in early 2011 and a return to Formula One is still up in the air. He has recently taken part in a number of small rallies, but will now take to the wheel of the Citroen C4 that delivered Sebastien Loeb to four consecutive WRC titles between 2007 and 2010.

"I can't wait to drive a car that is as quick and has been as successful as the C4 WRC," Kubic said. "Rallying is one of my favourite forms of motorsport. After completing a test session so that I can get used to the car, competing in the Rally di Como will above all be an opportunity to get to a feel for the car and learn more about driving it in racing conditions.

"The objective will be different for the Rallye du Var. This will be the third time I have taken part, so it's a rally with which I am already familiar and where I feel comfortable. And although first and foremost I want to rack up as many miles as possible and improve in the category."

The Rally di Como will take place in Italy over November 15-17 with the Rallye du Var - the final round of the French Tarmac Rally Championship - taking place the following weekend.

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