Rallye Monte-Carlo entries released for WRC opener

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The entry list for the FIA World Rally Championship’s season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo has been released

The entry list for the opening round of the 2023 FIA World Rally Championship season at Rallye Monte-Carlo has been released.

Announced by event organiser Automobile Club de Monaco overnight, 75 cars will take part in the 2023 season opener, including 10 starters in the Rally1 category.

The 2023 field is headed by reigning Drivers’ and Co-Drivers’ Championship winners Kalle Rovanpera and Jonne Halttunen, who will lead the charge for Toyota Gazoo Racing.

The Flying Finns will be joined by team-mates including eight-time WRC title winner Sebastien Ogier and his co-driver Vincent Landais, British pairing Elfyn Evans/Scott Martin as well as the recently promoted Takamoto Katsuta with Irishman Aaron Johnston on the pace notes for him.

M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s attack will be led by 2019 WRC title winner Ott Tanak, who will be joined by Martin Jarveoja.

Their French team-mate Pierre-Louis Loubet will have Belgian Nicolas Gilsoul on the notes, while Greek privateer Jourdan Serderidis will be joined by Belgian Frederic Miclotte in the British squad’s third car in the absence of 2022 Rallye Monte Carlo winner and nine-time WRC winner Sebastien Loeb, who is currently competing in the 2023 Dakar Rally.

Hyundai Motorsport’s three-car charge round out the Rally1 starters, with Belgians Thierry Neuville/Martijn Wydaeghe, Spanish duo Daniel Sordo/Candido Carrera to be joined by new team-mates Esapekka Lappi/Janne Ferm in the opening round, with fellow recruit Irishman Craig Breen to commence his season at Rally Sweden.

This year’s Rallye Monte-Carlo is the 91st edition of the event and, after a ceremonial start at Casino Square, will see 18 special stages covering a total distance of 325km.

Rallye Monte-Carlo will take place from January 19-22.

2023 FIA World Rally Championship Rallye Monte-Carlo Entry List

Count No. Competitor Driver
Co-Driver
Nat Car Class Group Priority Eligibility
1 69 TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WRT Kalle ROVANPERÄ Jonne HALTTUNEN FIN FIN TOYOTA
GR Yaris Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1 M
2 8 M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM Ott TÄNAK
Martin JARVEOJA
EST EST FORD
Puma Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1 M
3 11 HYUNDAI SHELL MOBIS WORLD RALLY TEAM Thierry NEUVILLE Martijn WYDAEGHE BEL BEL HYUNDAI
i20 N Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1 M
4 33 TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WRT Elfyn EVANS Scott MARTIN GBR GBR TOYOTA
GR Yaris Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1 M
5 18 TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WRT Takamoto KATSUTA Aaron JOHNSTON JPN IRL TOYOTA
GR Yaris Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1
6 17 TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WRT Sébastien OGIER Vincent LANDAIS FRA FRA TOYOTA
GR Yaris Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1 M
7 6 HYUNDAI SHELL MOBIS WORLD RALLY TEAM Daniel SORDO Cándido CARRERA ESP ESP HYUNDAI
i20 N Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1 M
8 4 HYUNDAI SHELL MOBIS WORLD RALLY TEAM Esapekka LAPPI Janne FERM FIN FIN HYUNDAI
i20 N Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1 M
9 7 M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM Pierre-Louis LOUBET Nicolas GILSOUL FRA BEL FORD
Puma Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1 M
10 9 M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM Jourdan SERDERIDIS Frédéric MICLOTTE GRC BEL FORD
Puma Rally1 HYBRID
RC1
Rally1
P1
11 20 M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM Adrien FOURMAUX Alexandre CORIA FRA FRA FORD
Fiesta MkII
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (T/D/C)
12 21 PH SPORT Yohan ROSSEL Arnaud DUNAND FRA FRA CITROEN C3 RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (D/C)
13 22 STÉPHANE LEFEBVRE Stéphane LEFEBVRE Andy MALFOY FRA FRA CITROEN C3 RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (D/C)
14 23 OLIVER SOLBERG Oliver SOLBERG Elliott EDMONDSON SWE GBR SKODA
Fabia RS
RC2
Rally2
P2
15 24 TOKSPORT WRT 2 Nikolay GRYAZIN Konstantin ALEKSANDROV ANA ANA SKODA
Fabia RS
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (T/DC/CC)
16 25 M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAM Grégoire MUNSTER Louis LOUKA LUX BEL FORD
Fiesta MkII
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (T/DC/CC)
17 26 TOKSPORT WRT 2 Marco BULACIA Axel CORONADO BOL ESP SKODA
Fabia RS
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (T/DC/CC)
18 27 ERIK CAIS Erik CAIS
Petr TĚŠÍNSKÝ
CZE CZE SKODA
Fabia RS
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DC/CC)
19 28 CHRISTOPHER INGRAM Christopher INGRAM Craig DREW GBR GBR SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DC/CC)
20 29 SEAN JOHNSTON Sean JOHNSTON
Alexander KIHURANI
USA USA CITROEN C3 RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DC/CC)
21 30 TOKSPORT WRT Sami PAJARI Enni MÄLKÖNEN FIN FIN SKODA
Fabia RS
RC2
Rally2
P2
22 31 MOTORSPORT IRELAND RALLY ACADEMY Joshua MCERLEAN John ROWAN IRL IRL HYUNDAI i20 N RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (T/DC/CC)
23 32 MOTORSPORT IRELAND RALLY ACADEMY William CREIGHTON Liam REGAN IRL IRL HYUNDAI i20 N RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (T/DC/CC)
24 34 PEPE LÓPEZ Pepe LÓPEZ Borja ROZADA ESP ESP HYUNDAI i20 N RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DC/CC)
25 35 ALEJANDRO CACHÓN Alejandro CACHÓN Alejandro LÓPEZ ESP ESP CITROEN C3 RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DC/CC)
26 36 MAURO MIELE Mauro MIELE Luca BELTRAME ITA ITA SKODA
Fabia RS
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DCM/CC)
27 37 FRANÇOIS DELECOUR François DELECOUR Sabrina DE CASTELLI FRA FRA SKODA
Fabia RS
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DM/C)
28 38 OLIVIER BURRI Olivier BURRI Anderson LEVRATTI CHE FRA HYUNDAI i20 N RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (D/C)
29 39 JOHANNES KEFERBÖCK Johannes KEFERBÖCK Ilka MINOR AUT AUT SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DM/C)
30 40 LORENZO BONTEMPELLI Lorenzo BONTEMPELLI Giovanni PINA ITA ITA SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (D/C)
31 41 DANIEL ALONSO Daniel ALONSO Adrián PÉREZ ESP ESP CITROEN C3 RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DM/C)
32 42 EAMONN BOLAND Eamonn BOLAND MJ IRL IRL CITROEN C3 RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DM/CM)
33 44 FRÉDÉRIC ROSATI Frédéric ROSATI Philippe MARCHETTO FRA FRA HYUNDAI i20 N RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DM/CM)
34 45 SILVANO PATERA Silvano PATERA Stefano TIRABOSCHI ITA ITA SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DM/C)
35 46 SIMONE NIBOLI Simone NIBOLI Battista BRUNETTI ITA ITA SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DC/CC)
36 47 FILIPPO MARCHINO Filippo MARCHINO Pietro Elia OMETTO ITA ITA SKODA
Fabia
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DC/CC)
37 48 FABRIZIO ARENGI Fabrizio ARENGI Massimiliano BOSI ITA ITA SKODA
Fabia
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DCM/CC)
38 49 CHRISTIAN MERLI Christian MERLI Marco ZORTEA ITA ITA SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DC/CC)
39 50 HENK VOSSEN Henk VOSSEN Annemieke HULZEBOS NLD NLD FORD
Fiesta
RC2
Rally2
P2
WRC2 (DCM/CCM)
40 51 JONATHAN HIRSCHI Jonathan HIRSCHI Michaël VOLLUZ CHE CHE VOLKSWAGEN
Polo GTI
RC2
Rally2
41 52 MATTEO GAMBA Matteo GAMBA Nicolò GONELLA ITA ITA SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
42 53 ALESSANDRO GINO Alessandro GINO Daniele MICHI ITA ITA CITROEN C3 RC2
Rally2
43 54 PHILIPPE BAFFOUN Philippe BAFFOUN Charlyne QUARTINI FRA FRA CITROEN C3 RC2
Rally2
44 55 YANIS DESANGLES Yanis DESANGLES
Nicolas THÉRON
FRA FRA SKODA
Fabia
RC2
Rally2
45 56 JEAN CHARLES ALBERTINI Jean Charles ALBERTINI Patrick CHIAPPE FRA FRA SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
46 57 LUC PISTACHI Luc PISTACHI
Laëtitia AUTHIER
FRA FRA SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
47 58 ROMAIN HAUT-LABOURDETTE Romain HAUT-LABOURDETTE
Fabien TARDITO
FRA FRA SKODA
Fabia
RC2
Rally2
48 59 BRUNO RIBERI Bruno RIBERI
Florian HAUT-LABOURDETTE
FRA FRA SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
49 60 PIERRE TANCI Pierre TANCI Sébastien MALET FRA FRA CITROEN DS3 RC2
Rally2
50 61 ZOLTÁN LÁSZLÓ Zoltán LÁSZLÓ Zsiros GÁBOR HUN HUN SKODA
Fabia Evo
RC2
Rally2
(DM)
51 62 PIERRE PERGOLA Pierre PERGOLA Fabrice CORONA FRA FRA VOLKSWAGEN
Polo GTI
RC2
Rally2
52 63 RICHARD FRAU Richard FRAU Stéphane MARQUEZ FRA FRA ALPINE A110 RGT RGT
53 64 ERIC ROYÈRE Eric ROYÈRE Gilbert DINI FRA FRA ALPINE A110 RGT RGT
54 65 GRÉGORY FONTALBA Grégory FONTALBA Stéphan HERMET FRA FRA ALPINE A110 RGT RGT
55 66 DAVID FERRARO David FERRARO Michel CORNEGLIO FRA FRA ALPINE A110 RGT RGT
56 67 LOÏC PANAGIOTIS Loïc PANAGIOTIS
Caroline GODDI
FRA FRA ALPINE A110 RGT RGT
57 68 WOLFGANG IRLACHER Wolfgang IRLACHER Elke IRLACHER DEU DEU PEUGEOT
208 Rally4
RC4
Rally4
58 70 GRÉGORY DAL ZOTTO Grégory DAL ZOTTO Hervé DUBREUIL FRA FRA PEUGEOT
208 Rally4
RC4
Rally4
59 71 BAUDOUIN BAUGÉ Baudouin BAUGÉ Nicolas BLANC FRA FRA PEUGEOT
208 Rally4
RC4
Rally4
60 72 JÉRÉMIE MALLARD Jérémie MALLARD
Alexis MAREST-CECCALDI
FRA FRA FORD
Fiesta
RC4
Rally4 / R2
61 73 MASSIMILIANO PEDALÀ Massimiliano PEDALÀ Denis PICENO ITA ITA OPEL
Corsa Rally4
RC4
Rally4
62 74 MATTEO FONTANA Matteo FONTANA Alessandro ARNABOLDI ITA ITA PEUGEOT
208 Rally4
RC4
Rally4
63 75 SEBASTIANO CIATO Sebastiano CIATO Andrea BUDOIA ITA ITA PEUGEOT
208 Rally4
RC4
Rally4
64 76 MICKAËL PRÉVALET Mickaël PRÉVALET Jofrey COURTET FRA FRA PEUGEOT
208 Rally4
RC4
Rally4
65 77 GIORGIO MARAZZATO Giorgio MARAZZATO Elisa SOMMARIVA ITA ITA PEUGEOT 208 RC4
Rally4 / R2
66 78 GHJUVANNI ROSSI Ghjuvanni ROSSI Maxime MARTINI FRA FRA PEUGEOT
208 Rally4
RC4
Rally4
67 79 GILLES MICHELLIER Gilles MICHELLIER Christophe RICHARD FRA FRA PEUGEOT
208 Rally4
RC4
Rally4
68 80 JÉRÔME AYMARD Jérôme AYMARD Sandrine AYMARD FRA FRA RENAULT
Clio RS
RC4 R3T
69 81 JEAN-PAUL PALMERO Jean-Paul PALMERO Mattia PASTORINO MCO ITA PEUGEOT
208 Rally4
RC4
Rally4
70 82 JÉRÉMY PRAT Jérémy PRAT Yves SEMETE FRA FRA RENAULT
Clio RS Line
RC5
Rally5
71 83 LILIAN VIALLE Lilian VIALLE
Manuel GHIRARDELLO
FRA FRA RENAULT
Clio RS Line
RC5
Rally5
72 84 NICOLAS RESSEGAIRE Nicolas RESSEGAIRE Marina MICHELI FRA FRA RENAULT
Clio RS Line
RC5
Rally5
73 85 CHRISTOPHE BERARD Christophe BERARD Christophe BERNABO FRA FRA RENAULT
Clio RS Line
RC5
Rally5
74 86 MARC DESSI Marc DESSI Pamela DESSI MCO MCO RENAULT
Clio RS Line
RC5
Rally5
75 87 JULIEN CHARNAY Julien CHARNAY Maxime GOMEZ FRA FRA RENAULT
Clio RS Line
RC5
Rally5

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