Why it's great to be back on the Monte

Why it's great to be back on the Monte

The WRC enjoys a traditional start to the season in 2012, having kicked off with the Monte Carlo Rally. David Evans is reporting from that most famous of rallies and tells of the atmosphere on the event and predicts what's to come from the stages

There's nothing to shake you from the closed-season slumber like a typical Monte morning. I got that on the opening day. With plenty to do, it was a pre-dawn start in Valence and man was it cold. And dark.

Yes, the Monte had definitely arrived.

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