On this date in automotive racing history… January 21, 1911…
The first Monte Carlo Rally took place.
The Monte Carlo Rally or Rally Monte Carlo… officially named Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo… is a rallying event organized each year by the Automobile Club de Monaco; which also organizes the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix and the Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique. The rally takes place along the French Riviera.
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