The Monte Carlo Rally or Rally Monte Carlo (officially Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo) is a rallying event organised each year by the Automobile Club de Monaco which also organises the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix and the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique. The rally now takes place along the French Riviera in the Principality of Monaco and southeast France. Previously, competitors would set off from all four corners of Europe and ‘rally’, in other words, meet, in Monaco to celebrate the end of a unique event. From its inception in 1911 by Prince Albert I, this rally, under difficult and demanding conditions, was an important means of testing the latest improvements and innovations to automobiles. Winning the rally gave the car a great deal of credibility and publicity.
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... The Monte Carlo Rally has been held since 1911, having originally been held at the behest of Prince Albert I, and is considered to be like the principality's Grand Prix ... events in rallying, and from 1973 to 2008 was the opening round of the World Rally Championship ... From 2009 until 2011, the rally served as the opening round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, having most recently been run on the 19–22 January 2011 in celebration of the event's ...
... Year Rally Finish Car Co-driver 1961 Thousand Lakes Rally 2nd Citroën Jaakko Kallio 1962 Thousand Lakes Rally 1st Citroën DS19 Jaakko Kallio 1963 Monte Carlo Rally 2nd Citroën DS19 A ... Jarvi 1965 Thousand Lakes Rally 3rd Volkswagen 1500S Kalevi Leivo 1966 Monte Carlo Rally 1st Citroën DS21 E ... Mikander 1967 Swedish Rally 6th Lancia Ahava Tour de Corse 2nd Lancia M ...
... The 1973 Monte Carlo Rally was the 42nd running of the Monte Carlo Rally, one of the world's oldest and most well-known automobile rallies ... in the principality of Monaco, the 1973 rally was notable for being the first rally on the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile's (FIA) new World Rally Championship (WRC) inaugural ... At this time, the Monte-Carlo rally was structured as a concentration rally, with teams beginning competition in some nine different cities, with the ...
... In 1949 Allard cars won the team prize in the Monte Carlo Rally (L ... In 1950 Allard finished eighth in the Monte Carlo Rally, then raced in the Targa Florio in Sicily where his Allard car crashed and burned ... Sydney Allard achieved international recognition by winning the 1952 Monte Carlo Rally in an Allard P1, with co-driver Guy Warburton and navigator Tom Lush ...
... Rally name Stages Podium finishers Rank Driver Co-driver Team Car Time 78ème Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo 19 to 23 January 2010 Round 1 of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge 15 stages 396.18 km 1 ...
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