Join us for an inside look at the most historic rally on the World Rally Championship calendar.
Welcome to a behind-the-scenes tour of the 2016 Monte Carlo Rally.
It's the most historic rally on the championship calendar, dating back over 100 years, and it's run here, inside the Automobile Club de Monaco.
Inside, dozens of officials, stewards and safety personnel monitor the status of every car.
Maps show the position of every car and driver, raising alerts should any stop on a competitive stage.
A poster from the 1930 running of the event hangs on the way.
Out on the stage, fans can get as close as they dare.
Cars are locked up in the harbor for the evening, guarded to prevent teams from making any modifications.
Only four members of the crew can work on a given car at a time.
Wheel changes are a constant thing.
Changes takes place during service parks like this, where teams have a very limited time to make any changes.
Here's a set of tires just removed from one of Sebastien Ogier's car.
And lots of fresh tires ready to roll.
The Polo R WRC is a production-based car, though heavily modified.
A place for every tool.
This is Luis Moya, two-time championship-winning co-driver and now part of the Volkswagen Motorsport team.
The view from the top of the classic Col de Turini stage.
M-Sport driver Mads Ostberg comes through the stage.
Andreas Mikkelsen also competes for Volkswagen Motorsport.
Rallies take place on real roads, closed to the public but otherwise unmodified.
Sebastien Ogier is last through the stage, receiving a huge cheer from his fans.
Back at the service park, a throng of photographers awaits Ogier.
The trophy ceremony includes the Prince of Monaco.
And the full Volkswagen Motorsport team. Thanks for following along!
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