King Sebastien – Sebastien Loeb is the king of the World Rally Championship. The Frenchman has won an unrivaled eight world titles and has claimed victory at the Monte Carlo Rally on five occasions.
History in the making – Competitors gather at the control center ahead of the 1937 Monte Carlo Rally. The race has existed in one form or another since 1911.
En route to victory – French driver Paul Coltelloni guides his Citroen around Monte Carlo's narrow twists and turns en route to winning the 1959 race.
1964 mini – Mini has a rich rally driving history, with the iconic car enjoying success in the elite division of motorsport in the 1960s. During its golden era, Mini won the Monte Carlo Rally three times in four years between 1964 and 1967.
A Mini revival – In April 2010, Mini announced it would return to the World Rally Championship for 2011. Spanish driver Dani Sordo is pictured here driving for the team in this year's race.