|IMPRESSIVE RECORD AFTER THE FIRST PART OF THE 2015 DAKAR RALLY: MINI ALL4 RACING WINS SEVEN OF EIGHT STAGES|
|Nasser Al-Attiyah continues to lead the way // Five stages remaining before finish in Buenos Aires
Impressive record after the first part of the 2015 Dakar Rally: MINI ALL4 Racing wins seven of eight stages // Nasser Al-Attiyah continues to lead the way // Five stages remaining before finish in Buenos Aires.
Munich (DE). MINI continues to lead the way as the competitors enter the second part of the 2015 Dakar Rally. With eight stages down, Nasser Al-Attiyah/Mathieu Bau...[Read more...]|
|MINI EXTENDS DAKAR RALLY COMMITMENT UNTIL 2017|
| ||Munich (DE). MINI will continue to play an important role in the Dakar Rally. Just 26 days ahead of the start of the 2015 Dakar Rally (4-17 January), Jochen Goller, Senior Vice President MINI, has announced the two-year extension of the brand's Dakar Rally programme until the year 2017.
During the MINI Media Round Table in the MINI Motorsport section of the BMW Museum Goller said: 'The Dakar Rally is the ultimate challenge for all drivers and teams, making it one of the most enthrallin...[Read more...]|
|ABU DHABI DESERT CHALLENGE: VASILYEV VICTORIOUS IN MINI ALL4 RACING // FOUR MINIS IN THE TOP TEN|
|Munich (DE). Vladimir Vasilyev (RU) won the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge for MINI. The Russian drove an uncontested victory in the MINI ALL4 Racing used by the Monster Energy X-raid Team and finished almost 48 minutes ahead of second-placed Adam Malaysz (PL) after five legs of the demanding desert rally. With this success, the experienced Dakar driver Vasilyev also took the lead in the overall standings of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies. He's now leading the championship with a...[Read more...]|
|A MINI ONE-TWO ON STAGE 11 AT 2014 DAKAR RALLY // ORLANDO TERRANOVA WINS, OVERALL LEADER NANI ROMA 2ND|
|Munich (DE). Orlando Terranova (AR) in his orange MINI ALL4 Racing has won stage 11 at the 2014 Dakar Rally. The Monster Energy X-raid Team driver finished the 605km-long route from Antofagasta to El Salvador (both CL) in 5:58 hours, his teammate Joan 'Nani' Roma (ES) finished 10:57 minutes behind him in 2nd place.
'A great result for me today,' Orlando Terranova said after crossing the finish line in El Salvador. 'It was a tough stage again. We had to be really careful again because p...[Read more...]|
|MINI DOMINATES STAGE 9 AT THE 2014 DAKAR RALLY // STÉPHANE PETERHANSEL LEADS A PACK OF FOUR MINI ALL4 RACING|
|• MINI dominates stage 9 at the 2014 Dakar Rally // Stéphane Peterhansel leads a pack of four MINI ALL4 Racing.|
Munich (DE). Stéphane Peterhansel (FR) in his black MINI ALL4 Racing topped the timesheets on stage 9 at the 2014 Dakar Rally. The Monster Energy X-raid Team driver dominated today's 422km-long stage from Calama to Iquique (both CL) and finished 2:17 minutes in front of his MINI teammate Nasser Al-Attiyah (QT) in the predominantly white MINI ALL4 Racing car.
|JOAN 'NANI' ROMA CLAIMS SECOND DAY VICTORY IN THE MINI ALL4 RACING // MINI IN THE TOP FOUR POSITIONS OVERALL|
|Munich (DE). The MINI ALL4 Racing put all his strengths on display during the 2014 Dakar Rally's fifth leg from Cilecito to Tucamán (both AR) on Thursday. With Joan 'Nani' Roma (ES) behind the wheel of the Monster Energy X-raid Team's yellow MINI ALL4 Racing, the car showed reliability as well as its agility on a day that challenged all competitors to the most on a terrain consisting of soft dune sands as well as typical off-road sections. Roma and the MINI ALL4 Racing, which is based on the MIN...[Read more...]|