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WRC: Monte Carlo 1991 – François Delecour loses the advance of the rally
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Lockdowns aren’t fun but it does accord us motorsport admirers the befalling to dip into our athenaeum and bethink archetypal moments.
Last anniversary at Motorsport.com, we delved into the best 1991 had to activity and dusted off several motorsport gems – from arguably Ayrton Senna’s greatest Formula 1 title, to the affliction F1 cars of the year, and the all acquisition TWR Jaguar XJR-14.
Through Motorsport.tv, we accept the affluence of an all-encompassing annal of activity to allay apathy and brighten up boxy lockdown moments. So as the World Assemblage Championship bliss off this weekend with the time honoured Monte Carlo Rally, we’ve connected the 1991 affair and called some highlights from this Monte thriller.
Rewind 30 years ago and the WRC featured one of the best branch band ups in contempo years, with Toyota, Lancia, Mitsubishi, Ford and Mazda in a hotly-contested action on the acclaimed Alpine stages.
And this copy of the Monte saw the actualization of a new force in the World Championship – footfall advanced Frenchman Francois Delecour.
Delecour had afflicted at Monte Carlo the antecedent year active for the branch Peugeot squad, finishing as the top two wheel-drive agent and ninth overall.
Now best up by the works Ford squad, Delecour access assimilate the arena