McKlein gallery: The first shots of the new Rally1 era

After a dramatic start to the World Rally Championship's new hybrid era, McKlein picks the best shots from round one


The Monte Carlo Rally is always a challenge to photograph. Access roads are few and far between, while thousands of spectators restrict movements. Gendarmerie and marshals can be a bit hit or miss.

With that said, however, Monte Carlo always serves up some eye-catching images. Here’s a selection of 10 which show the diversity of the event, the freshness of the sport’s new cars and the rally’s new location.