The Route of Rallye Monte Carlo 2024

The organizers of Rallye Monte Carlo announced the route of their event for 2024 which will be held on January 24 to 28.

More specifically, the recce will last two days (Monday 22 January to Wednesday 24 January) and the crews will have the chance to make our final adjustments to their pacenotes. Shakedown will be held on Wednesday 24 January in Gap where the drivers will do some final changes to the set-up of their cars.

The ceremonial start will be be given the next day (Thursday 25 January) on Casino Square in Monaco at 4:52 pm local time. Later that day, the rally action starts with two night stages of 46 competitive kilometers in total lenght. The opening stage will be "Thoard / Saint-Geniez" which was at the itinerary for the first time last year, but the only difference is that now it will be running on Thursday night compared to 2022 where it was running on Saturday. "Bayons / Bréziers" returns to WRC since 2020 while it was firstly introduced back in 2017.

Friday includes six stages and 106,10 competitive kilometers. The first stage for the morning and the afternoon is "Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes / La Bâtie-Neuve" which returns to World Rally Championship after a three-year absence. Afterwards, the crews will head to a new stage of 17,87 Km which is named "Champcella / Saint-Clément-sur-Durance" while " La Bréole / Selonnet" is the concluding stage of the two loops and the longest one of the day with 18,31 Km.

The third day of Rallye Monte Carlo contains two runs from three stages on the west of Gap and 134,86 competitive kilometers. The two loops start with "Sigottier / Valdrôme" which makes its come back to the calendar since 2019. The first and the fourth stage of the day is followed by "Les Nonières / Chichilianne" which was firstly introduced in 1996 and is part of the historique rally the last years. However, the most demanding stage will be the brand-new "Pellafol / Agnières-en-Dévoluy" which concludes the morning and the afternoon and is the longest stage of the rally with 26,46 Km.

The 92nd version of Rally Monte Carlo ends with three stages of 51,65 kilometers. The opening stage of the final day will run throughout "La Bréole / Selonnet" which was previously ran twice on Friday. "Digne-les-Bains / Chaudon-Norante" is the following stage after the third pass from "La Bréole / Selonnet" and included three times at the calendar of historique rally. Finally, the rally action ends with the Powerstage which will be hosted at "La Bollène-Vésubie / Col de Turini", the most iconic stage of this rally. After the end of Powerstage, the crews will move to Casino Square for the prize giving and the podium ceremony.

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