and Jari-Matti Latvala are also drawn well but may struggle to match Loeb's pace.
Latvala was able to restart and show good speed, as could Esapekka Lappi
, who won the Power Stage and finished fifth overall.
finished in fourth place to help Toyota clinch the manufacturers' crown in just the second season of its return to the WRC.
Making it the fourth event in a row where two of the Toyota Yaris WRCs have finished inside the top three, Jari-Matti Latvala engaged in a thrilling final-day fight for the rally win, ultimately finishing in second place with Esapekka Lappi
put in the quickest lap at Tir Prince, Latvala and Neuville in joint second.
Both were signed by WRC racing drivers Latvala, Juho Hanninen and Esapekka Lappi
as well as team principal and four-time WRC Champion Tommi Makinen.
, chief health officer at Corning, in a statement.
The dog's name was Ralph, which had been transformed into "Lappi
" in Korean pronunciation.
Keen to keep racking up the miles in the C3 WRC, Mads [euro]stberg did not tempt fate by trying too hard to hang onto fifth place and hold off the flying comeback of Lappi
, preferring to make sure of scoring important points for Citron Total Abu Dhabi WRT.
Meanwhile, the retirements of Lappi
and Neuville, caught out by the difficulties of the Catalan roads, meant the talented young Frenchman moved up to sixth place, 16s behind stberg.
has secured his first World Rally Championship victory by winning Rally Finland - just his fourth event at the top level.