Sebastien Ogier clinched a record eighth victory at Monte Carlo in the World Rally Championship’s season-opening event.
The Frenchman led by 13 seconds heading into day four and despite snow and ice he finished 32.6 seconds ahead.
Welshman Elfyn Evans, Ogier’s Toyota team-mate, finished second, with Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville third.
Ogier’s season is off to a perfect start as he won the power stage to add five bonus points to his maximum score.
“That’s not a bad end to the weekend! The car has been amazing – it’s been such a pleasure,” Ogier said. “I almost have tears in my eyes and I think it was a good decision to do one more year.”