McKlein gallery: Revisiting the 2001 Monte Carlo Rally

Travel back in time 20 years with this retrospective from the 2001 WRC season opener

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Following the 25-year celebrations of Colin McRae’s World Rally Championship crown last year, 2021 will mark the 20-year anniversary of Richard Burns’ title triumph

The opening rally of Burns’ landmark campaign was the same as today, the Monte Carlo Rally, but it wasn’t a great event for many of the WRC regulars as seven of the drivers who would go on to finish in the top 10 in the points retired from the event and Mitsubishi’s Tommi Mäkinen took a lonely one-minute win over Ford’s Carlos Sainz.

McKlein revists the rally in photographic form with 10 of the best images from the stages.