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Monte Carlo Rally

The Monte Carlo Rally is an automobile racing event organized each year by the Automobile Club de Monaco who also organize the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco and the Monaco Kart Cup[?]. The race takes place along the French Riviera[?] in the Principality of Monaco and southeast France.

From inception in 1911[?] by Prince Albert I, these races, under difficult and demanding conditions, were an important means of testing the latest improvements and innovations to automobiles. Winning the race gave the car a great deal of credibility and publicity. Since 1973, the race is held in January as the first race of the FIA World Rally Championship, run over a 1,461 kilometer course in 15 different stages.

Past winners by Driver / Co-Driver and vehicle type:

  • 1911 - H Rougier - (Turcat-Mery)
  • 1912 - J. Beutler - (Berliet)
  • 1924 - Ledure - (Bignan)
  • 1925 - F. Repusseau - (Renault)
  • 1926 - V.A. Bruce - (AC)
  • 1927 - Lefebvre/Despaux - (Amilcar)
  • 1928 - J. Bignan - (Fiat)
  • 1929 - Sprenger Va Euk - (Graham-Paige)
  • 1930 - H Petit - (Licorne)
  • 1931 - Donald Healey - (Invicta)
  • 1932 - M Vaselle/ - (Hotchkiss) + G. de Lavelette/C. de Cortanze - (Peugeot)
  • 1933 - M Vaselle]] - (Hotchkiss)
  • 1934 - Gas/Trevoux - (Hotchkiss)
  • 1935 - Lahaye/Quatresous - (Renault)
  • 1936 - Samfirescu/Cristea - (Ford)
  • 1937 - Lebegue/Quinlin - (Delahaye)
  • 1938 - G. Baker Schut/Karelton - (Ford)
  • 1939 - Jean Trevoux/M Lesurque - (Hotchkiss)
  • 1949 - Jean Trevoux/M Lesurque - (Hotchkiss)
  • 1950 - M Becquart/H Secret - (Hotchkiss)
  • 1951 - Jean Trevoux/Crovetto - (Delahaye)
  • 1952 - Sydney Allard/George Warburton - (Allard J2)
  • 1953 - Maurice Gatsonides/P Worledge - (Ford Zephyr)
  • 1954 - Louis Chiron/C Basadonna - (Lancia)
  • 1955 - Malling/Fadum - (Sunbeam Talbot)
  • 1956 - Ronnie Adams/Frank Biggar - (Jaguar Mk VII)
  • 1957 - Race Cancelled
  • 1958 - Guy Monraisse/Jacques Feret - (Renault)
  • 1959 - Paul Coltelloni/P Alexandre - (Citroen ID)
  • 1960 - Walter Schock/Rolf Moll - (Mercedes 220SE)
  • 1961 - Martin/Bateau - (Panhard PL17)
  • 1962 - Erik Carlsson/Gunnar Haggbom - (Saab 96)
  • 1963 - Erik Carlsson/Palm - (Saab 96)
  • 1964 - Paddy Hopkirk/Henry Liddon - (Mini Cooper S)
  • 1965 - Timo Makinen/Paul Easter - (Mini Cooper S)
  • 1966 - Pauli Toivonen/Ensio Mikander - (Citroen ID)
  • 1967 - Rauno Aaltonen/Henry Liddon - (Mini Cooper S)
  • 1968 - Vic Elford/David Stone - (Porsche 911T)
  • 1969 - Bjorn Waldegard/Lars Helmer - (Porsche 911S)
  • 1970 - Bjorn Waldegard/Lars Helmer - (Porsche 911S)
  • 1971 - Ove Andersson/David Stone - (Alpine-Renault A110)
  • 1972 - Sandro Munari/Mario Manucci - (Lancia Fulvia 1.6HF)
  • 1973 - Jean-Claude Andruet/"Biche" - (Alpine-Renault A110)
  • 1974 - Race Cancelled
  • 1975 - Sandro Munari/Mario Manucci - (Lancia Stratos HF)
  • 1976 - Sandro Munari/Mario Manucci - (Lancia Stratos HF)
  • 1977 - Sandro Munari/Silvio Maiga - (Lancia Stratos HF)
  • 1978 - Jean-Pierre Nicolas/Vincent Laverne - (Porsche 911 Carrera)
  • 1979 - Bernard Darniche/Alain Mahe - (Lancia Stratos HF)
  • 1980 - Walter Rohrl/Christian Geistdorfer - (Fiat 131 Abarth)
  • 1981 - Jean Ragnotti/Jean-Marc Andrie - (Renault 5 Turbo)
  • 1982 - Walter Rohrl/Christian Geistdorfer - (Opel Ascona 400)
  • 1983 - Walter Rohrl/Christian Geistdorfer - (Lancia 037)
  • 1984 - Walter Rohrl/Christian Geistdorfer - (Audi Quattro)
  • 1985 - Ari Vatanen/Terry Harryman - (Peugeot 205T16)
  • 1986 - Henri Toivonen/Sergio Cresto - (Lancia Delta S4)
  • 1987 - Miki Biasion/Tiziano Siviero - (Lancia Delta HF 4x4)
  • 1988 - Bruno Saby/Jean-Franŝois Fauchille - (Lancia Delta HF 4x4)
  • 1989 - Miki Biasion/Tiziano Siviero - (Lancia Delta HF Integrale)
  • 1990 - Didier Auriol/Bernard Occelli - (Lancia Delta HF Integrale)
  • 1991 - Carlos Sainz/Luis Moya - (Toyota Celica GT4)
  • 1992 - Didier Auriol/Bernard Occelli - (Lancia Delta Integrale HF)
  • 1993 - Didier Auriol/Bernard Occelli - (Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD)
  • 1994 - Francois Delecour/Daniel Grataloup - (Ford Escort RS Cosworth)
  • 1995 - Carlos Sainz/Luis Moya - (Subaru Impreza 555)
  • 1996 - Patrick Bernardini/Bernard Occelli - (Ford Escort RS Cosworth)
  • 1997 - Piero Liatti/Fabrizia Pons - (Subaru Impreza WRC97)
  • 1998 - Carlos Sainz/Luis Moya - (Toyota Corolla WRC)
  • 1999 - Tommi Makinen/Risto Mannisenmaki - (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo)
  • 2000 - Tommi Makinen/Risto Mannisenmaki - (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo)
  • 2001 - Tommi Makinen/Risto Mannisenmaki - (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo)
  • 2002 - Tommi Makinen/Risto Mannisenmaki - (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo)
  • 2003 - Sébastien Loeb/Daniel Elena - (Citroën Total)



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