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Mini's Dakar Rally fightback starts here
Can the all-new Mini JCW Rally reclaim the Dakar crown from Peugeot?
Nov 16 2016
Nasser Al-Attiyah wins 2015 Dakar Rally
Qatar Rally Team driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Matthieu Baumel have won the 2015 Dakar Rally.
Jan 18 2015
MINI sweeps the Dakar Rally, Joan "Nani" Roma comes in first
MINI and the Monster Energy X-raid Team have claimed victory at the 2014 Dakar Rally as Joan "Nani" Roma's MINI ALL4 Racing has completed the grueling 9,374 km (5,824 mile) long course in 50:44:58.
Jan 20 2014
MINI Countryman getting ready for Pikes Peak [video]
Jean-Philippe Dayraut will be returning this year to Pikes Peak where he will be driving a specially prepared MINI Countryman.
May 30 2013
'The fastest MINI Race Car' on the Nürburgring Nordschleife [video]
Specially designed for endurance racing, the car features a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine with 300 HP (221 kW) and 410 Nm (302 lb-ft) of torque.
Dec 04 2012
MINI exits the World Rally Championship
MINI has announced they will end their involvement in the World Rally Championship.
Oct 12 2012
MINI Cooper B-Spec racer introduced
Built by MINI of Charleston, the turn-key racer has a coilover suspension, Carbotech brakes and 15-inch wheels with Hoosier tires.
Nov 18 2011
The MINI John Cooper Works Coupé Endurance racer [videos]
The MINI racer comes with a 1.6 liter turbocharged unit delivering approximately 184 kW / 250 PS / 247 bhp and 330 Nm (243 lb-ft ) of torque.
Jun 23 2011
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MINI officially launches WRC team
MINI Motorsport will participate in a few selected rallies this year before entering the full competition for the 2012 seasaon with the MINI Countryman WRC racer.
Apr 12 2011
MINI heads back to rally racing [video]
Video shows MINI testing the Countryman WRC model on both dirt and track. MINI will race the Countryman WRC in selected events this season before competing fully in the 2012 WRC.
Mar 08 2011
MINI Countryman WRC at Monte Carlo Historic Rally
To celebrate their return to rallying, MINI reunited Rauno Aaltonen and Paddy Hopkirk at the Monte Carlo Historic Rally.
Feb 04 2011
MINI does some acrobatics with expert driver [video]
Record-holding stunt driver Russ Swift performs a few tricks with a MINI Cooper.
Dec 13 2010
MINI ALL4 Countryman Dakar challenger revealed
Unveiled in heavy snow in Germany, the new Dakar racer will undergo testing in France this week before heading to South America for the 33rd Personal Dakar Argentina-Chile next month (which runs Jan. 1 to Jan. 16).
Dec 13 2010
MINI ALL4 Countryman previewed for Dakar Challenge in 2011
Dakar MINI comes with a twin-turbo diesel engine developing 315 PS (232 kW) and 710 Nm of torque.
Dec 08 2010
MINI Countryman WRC revealed
MINI WRC will race in 6 of 13 rounds of the World Rally Championship next year and compete fully in the 2012 season.
Sep 30 2010
MINI Countryman WRC in action [video]
Prodrive recently announced that a specially-prepared MINI Countryman WRC was undergoing initial tarmac testing, and now the first video of their second trials has surfaced.
Sep 15 2010
MINI to enter World Rally Championship in 2011; Countryman WRC sketch released
Get the full story on MINI's next foray into rally racing, the MINI Countryman WRC.
Jul 27 2010
HRH Prince Leopold to pilot MINI E around the Nurburgring Nordschleife
The MINI E Race electric car will go up against the Nurburgring on May 15. Behind the wheel will be former DTM racer HRH Prince Leopold.
May 12 2010
MINI E Race Laps Nurburgring in 09:51.45 [Video]
Electric MINI racer reaches a top speed of 187 km/h and runs on the same 150 kW/204 hp electric motor as in the standard MINI E.
Apr 13 2010
Arden Creates Street Legal MINI Challenge Cup Car
Jaguar and Land Rover tuner Arden has announced plans to produce a modified MINI Cooper S in conjunction with its entry in the MINI Challenge Cup series for 2009.
Apr 08 2009
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