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The last night of the 25th Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique began with a monument, the RS15 between Col de Braus and Lantosque (34.35km). There were indeed some traces of black ice, in Col de Castillon, but not enough to really bother the 227 crews who survived this formidable 2023 edition. A Lancia Fulvia was aiming for overall victory but it was another model of the legendary brand that stood out in this SR15, the Beta Coupé 1800, from 1975, entered by Italians Maurizio Aiolfi and Carlo Merenda. It did better than the BMW 323i of Spaniards Luis Climent Asensio and Victor Buades Castillo, once again at the forefront, with Czechs Jan Schmied and Pavel Kacerovsky in 3rd place, in a 1976 Skoda 130 RS.