JAN 24th 2017

On this day in... 1986

No one knew it at the time, but the 54th Rallye Automobile de Monte Carlo would kickstart the final season of Group B rallying – the World Rally Championship’s most fabulous and fearsome era. Tragedy had led to turmoil and before the end of the season the mid-engined, 500bhp-plus rocketships that had brought joy and despair in equal measure would be outlawed.

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