Both Hyundai Motorsport i20 entries out of the rally on first day.
Sheikh Khalid bin Faisal Al Qassimi is hoping the new-look Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team can make a powerful start to the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship in Monte Carlo.
Citroën Racing gets its sporting season underway at the Rallye Monte-Carlo, the first round of the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship.
For the first time ever, Citroën will be competing simultaneously in two FIA World Championships, with Rally Cars (WRC) and Touring Cars (WTCC).
For the first time in 10 years, the FIA World Rally Championship trophy has two new names engraved on it.
Sebastien Ogier elects to start second after setting fastest qualifying time. His Volkswagen teammate Jari-Matti Latvala will start first on the road.
Robert Kubica and Michele Ferrara will undoubtedly be the main attraction at the thirteenth and final round of the season.
Robert Kubica claimed the FIA WRC2 crown at the end of a perfect season.
WRC2 driver Robert Kubica and co-driver Maciek Baran moved up to one of the Abu Dhabi Citroën World Rally DS3s for the Wales Rally Great Britain
Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena returned with Citroen for Rallye de France - Citroen's and Loeb's home race.