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Bertrand Balas (born 8 March 1956) is a racing/rally driver from France. He has competed 12 times at the Rally Monte-Carlo.

Career[]

His first attempt at the Monte came in 1981 driving an Alfa Romeo Alfasud TI, which sadly ended in him retiring the car. Though Bertrand had his first class win the next year, finishing 1st in class N2, driving the same car he had in 1981.

His best year came in 1987 where, not only did he finish in 9th place and scored WRC points, he won the PWRC class overall! He also won again in 1990.

More recently he competed with René Arnoux and Justin Bell in the 1994 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Monte Carlo results[]

Year Car Co-Driver Result
1981 Alfa Romeo Alfasud TI Jacques Hénuset DNF
1982 Alfa Romeo Alfasud TI Jacques Hénuset 36th
1983 Alfa Romeo Alfasud TI Eric Lainé 18th
1984 Alfa Romeo Alfasud TI Eric Lainé DNF
1985 Alfa Romeo Alfasud TI Eric Lainé 13th
1986 Alfa Romeo 33 4x4 Eric Lainé DNF
1987 Lancia Delta HF 4WD Eric Lainé 9th
1988 Lancia Delta HF 4WD Eric Lainé DNF
1989 Lancia Delta HF 4WD Eric Lainé 13th
1990 Lancia Delta HF 4WD Eric Lainé 10th
1991 Lancia Delta Integrale 16V Eric Lainé DNF
1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale Eric Lainé DNF
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