The 2014 Monte Carlo Rally In Photos

01/20/2014 12:02 pm ET | Updated Jan 25, 2014
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This year's race, which came to a close on Sunday, January 19, marked the 82nd running of the rally. Last year's World Rally Championship champion, French driver Sebastien Ogier, came through with the overall win for Volkswagen.

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  • Mecanics prepare the 'Hyundai Motorsport' car of Spanish driver Daniel Sordo and his Spanish co-pilot Marc Marti on January 13, 2014 in Monaco, ahead of the 82nd edition of the Monte-Carlo Rally, the opening event of the World Rally Championship. AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • Finnish driver Mikko Hirvonen steers his Ford Fiesta RS on January 15, 2014 in Chateauvieux, southeastern France, during the shakedown of the Monte-Carlo Rally, the opening stage of the WRC world rally championship. AFP PHOTO / Jean-Pierre Clatot (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 15: Mikko Hirvonen of Finland and Jarmo Lehtinen of Finland compete in their M-SPORT Ltd Ford Fiesta RS WRC during the Shakedown of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 15, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 15: Daniel Sordo of Spain and Marc Marti of Spain compete in their Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai I20 WRC during the Shakedown of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 15, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 16: Sebastien Ogier of France and Julien Ingrassia of France compete in their Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC during Day One of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 16, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 15: Jari Matti Latvala of Finland and Mikka Anttila of Finland compete in their Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC during the Shakedown of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 15, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • Ford Fiesta RS driver Elfyn Evans and his co-driver Daniel Barritt, both of Great Britain, steer their car during the 3rd stage of the 82nd Monte Carlo Rally between Rosans-Sainte-Marie-La Charce, in La Charce, near Gap, French Alps, Thursday Jan. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 16: Daniel Sordo of Spain and Marc Marti of Spain compete in their Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai i20 WRC during Day One of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 16, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 16: Mads Ostberg of Norway and Jonas Andersson of Sweden compete in their Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroen DS3 WRC during Day One of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 16, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 16: Mads Ostberg of Norway and Jonas Andersson of Sweden compete in their Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroen DS3 WRC during Day One of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 16, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • Northern Irish's driver Kris Meek steers his Citroen DS3 on January 17, 2014 in Vitrolles southeastern France, during the 7th stage of the 82st Monte-Carlo Rally between Vitrolles and Faye. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 17: Kris Meeke of Great Britain and Paul Nagle of Ireland compete in their Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroen DS3 WRC during Day Two of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 17, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 17: Bryan Bouffier of France and Xavier Panseri of France compete in their M-Sport Ltd Ford Fiesta RS WRC during Day Two of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 17, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 17: Mads Ostberg of Norway and Jonas Andersson of Sweden compete in their Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroen DS3 WRC during Day Two of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 17, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • Ford Fiesta R5 driver Lorenzo Bertelli and his co-driver Mitia Dotta, both of Italy , steer their car, during the 5th stage of the 82nd Monte Carlo Rally between, Rosans-Sainte-Marie-La Charce, in Rosans , near Gap, French Alps, Thursday, Jan.16, 2014. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 18: Sebastien Ogier of France and Julien Ingrassia of France compete in their Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC during Day Three of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 18, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 19: Sebastien Ogier of France and Julien Ingrassia of France compete in their Volkswagen Motorsport Polo R WRC during Day Four of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 19, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)
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  • French driver Sebastien Ogier, newly-crowned world champion, looks at the trophy as he celebrates his victory in the 82nd Monte-Carlo Rallye, on January 19, 2014 in Monaco, during the podium ceremony. AFP PHOTO VALERY HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 19: (L to R) Xavier Panseri of France and Bryan Bouffier of France; Julien Ingrassia of France and Sebastien Ogier of France; Kris Meeke of Great Britain and Paul Nagle of Ireland they are all together celebrate during Day Four of the WRC Monte-Carlo on January 19, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images)

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