Juha Kankkunen had switched to Lancia for 1987, and it seemed a good move as the Delta 4WDs of the World Champion and teammates Bruno Saby and Miki Biaison dominated the opening stages of the five-day event. As the battled raged across snow and ice, the fight to be 'best of the rest' featured Walter Rohrl in the Audi 200 Quattro, the Ford Sierra Cosworth of Stig Blomqvist, the Mazda 323 of Timo Salonen and reigning Group A World Champion Kenneth Eriksson, in the Volkswagen Golf GTi. Despite Rohrl's best efforts, this would be a duel between Kankkunen and Biasion. With just one day left, the dominant Lancias faced exclusion after a protest. The team escaped sanction, but there was further controversy when Biasion secured an unexpected victory ahead of a clearly unhappy Kankkunen. Fabulous footage and revealing interviews bring you all the action, drama and controversy from the first chapter of a new era in World Rallying.
|Channel||Duke Classic Videos|
|Program||Duke Classics - World Rally|
|Episode title||Monte Carlo Rally 1987|