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The 90th edition of the historic motor race from 20 to 23 January

The Monte Carlo Rally, scheduled from 20 to 23 January 2022, is the most eagerly-awaited event for rally enthusiasts. A rush of adrenaline to the sound of records being set, between controlled skids on snow and ice, hairpin bends, waltzes in the mud and flashes of headlights in the night. With the public defying the cold on the Col de Turini to cheer on of their favourites aboard breathtaking racing cars.

Established in 1911 by Prince Albert I, the anniversary celebrated this year is its 90th however, since some years it was not run.

Among the legendary cars that took part are the BMC Morris Mini Cooper S, which dominated the 1960s; the Lancia Fulvia HF, with which Sandro Munari triumphed in his first Monte Carlo Rally, to then go down in history with his incredible 1977 victory in the Lancia Stratos HF, nicknamed the “bête à gagner” (the beast to win) ; the Alpine-Renault A110, with the famous 1973 hat-trick, which saw only coupés on the podium; the 131 Abarth, winner in 1980 with Walter Röhrl; the Lancia 037, built between 1982 and 1983 specifically to participate in the World Rally Championship and the Lancia Delta S4, with Miki Biasion’s 1987 victory.

The 2022 route, almost completely changed from to 2021, will consist of 17 special stages and 320 timed kilometres and will see the return of 2 special night stages at the start of the race, as well as the entry of the new hybrid Rally 1 cars.

To follow it live, just go to the All Live section of the Word Rally Championship website.