Were the Monte Carlo Rally a member of the royal family, it would be Prince Philip.
Oops. At a stroke, I fear I may have offended the great and the even greater of the Automobile club de Monaco.
I'll start again. Being royalty, the Monte Carlo Rally is just like the Duke of Edinburgh.
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David Evans is the rallies editor of Autosport and Motorsport News. A successful rally driving father ensured an early introduction to motorsport and, fascinated as he was by rallying, the fourth estate was of equal interest. Having read (or at least looked at the pictures) from the age of two, he joined <i>Motoring News</i> in 1996 and later moved to Autosport in 2002.@davidevansrally More features by David Evans