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The 2014 Monte Carlo Rally In Photos

(From L) Finland driver Mikko Hirvonen's Ford Fiesta R, British driver Kris Meeke's Cirtoen DS3, French Sebastien Ogier's Vol
(From L) Finland driver Mikko Hirvonen's Ford Fiesta R, British driver Kris Meeke's Cirtoen DS3, French Sebastien Ogier's Volkswagen Polo R, and Belgium Thierry Neuville's Hyundai I20 are presented during the opening ceremony of the 82nd Monte-Carlo Rally, the opening race of the 2014 World Rally Championship, on January 13, 2014 in Monaco. AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

  • <br>Mecanics prepare the 'Hyundai Motorsport' car of Spanish driver Daniel Sordo and his Spanish co-pilot Marc Marti on Janua
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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)
  • <br>Finnish driver Mikko Hirvonen steers his Ford Fiesta RS on January 15, 2014 in Chateauvieux, southeastern France, during
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 15: Mikko Hirvonen of Finland and Jarmo Lehtinen of Finland compete in their M-SPORT Ltd Fo
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 15: Daniel Sordo of Spain and Marc Marti of Spain compete in their Hyundai Motorsport Hyund
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 16: Sebastien Ogier of France and Julien Ingrassia of France compete in their Volkswagen Mo
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 15: Jari Matti Latvala of Finland and Mikka Anttila of Finland compete in their Volkswagen
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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)
  • <br>Ford Fiesta RS driver Elfyn Evans and his co-driver Daniel Barritt, both of Great Britain, steer their car during the 3rd
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 16: Daniel Sordo of Spain and Marc Marti of Spain compete in their Hyundai Motorsport Hyund
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 16: Mads Ostberg of Norway and Jonas Andersson of Sweden compete in their Citroen Total Abu
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 16: Mads Ostberg of Norway and Jonas Andersson of Sweden compete in their Citroen Total Abu
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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)
  • <br>Northern Irish's driver Kris Meek steers his Citroen DS3 on January 17, 2014 in Vitrolles southeastern France, during the
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 17: Kris Meeke of Great Britain and Paul Nagle of Ireland compete in their Citroen Total Ab
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 17: Bryan Bouffier of France and Xavier Panseri of France compete in their M-Sport Ltd Ford
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 17: Mads Ostberg of Norway and Jonas Andersson of Sweden compete in their Citroen Total Abu
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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)
  • <br>Ford Fiesta R5 driver Lorenzo Bertelli and his co-driver Mitia Dotta, both of Italy , steer their car, during the 5th sta
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 18: Sebastien Ogier of France and Julien Ingrassia of France compete in their Volkswagen Mo
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 19: Sebastien Ogier of France and Julien Ingrassia of France compete in their Volkswagen Mo
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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)
  • <br>French driver Sebastien Ogier, newly-crowned world champion, looks at the trophy as he celebrates his victory in the 82nd
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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)
  • <br>MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JANUARY 19: (L to R) Xavier Panseri of France and Bryan Bouffier of France; Julien Ingrassia of Fra
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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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