Winner of 9 consecutive Globe Rally Championships, from 2004 to 2012. He was the 2001 Junior Globe Rally Championship champion. He’s also an achieved street racer, and positioned second on the 2006 a day of Le Mans. He wedded Severine Loeb during his profession, and they possess a little girl, Valentine. In ’09 2009, French leader Nicolas Sarkozy produced him a knight from the Legion d’honneur.