Dakar 2017 – Stage 2 – MINIs Maintain Top Ten Spots

Dakar 2017 – Stage 2 – MINIs Maintain Top Ten Spots
In this early stage of the event, two MINI teams continue to maintain positions in top ten spots. Yazeed Al-Rajhi in his MINI John Cooper Works Rally sits in 6th place in the cars class, while Mikko Hirvonen is in 8th. Day two of the Dakar Rally across South America is complete! The fast stage today traveled from Resistencia to San Miguel De... Read More

Dakar 2017 – Stage 1 – Mixed MINI Start

Dakar 2017 – Stage 1 – Mixed MINI Start
The 39th running of the Dakar Rally is officially underway from Paraguay. This year’s MINI contingency began Stage 1 of the 2 week event with mixed results. All eight MINI teams who began the first stage of the rally completed the event, moving on to stage two ready to take in the next challenge. The new MINI John Cooper Works Rally driven... Read More

All The Chrome – MINI Owner Shows How It’s Done

All The Chrome – MINI Owner Shows How It’s Done
Not a fan of chrome accents and trim? Hate that shiny belt-line on your Roadster? Most MINI fans would love to replace their sparkling headlight rings with an aftermarket blackout kit. For every blacked out, nondescript MINI, there’s always a few who can’t enough faux-metal goodness. That’s ok! A fascinating part of the MINI brand and community is that every MINI... Read More

MINI Family Ready To Take On Dakar

MINI Family Ready To Take On Dakar
Months of pre-event preparations, shake-downs, and scrutinizing are complete. The MINI family teams are ready to go, and the 2017 Dakar Rally is ready to start. On January 2nd, over 300 vehicles will begin the two-week, 9000km trek through 3 countries. 2017 MINI Family Line-Up Eight MINI crews make up this year’s MINI Family to contest the 2017 Dakar Rally. Competing... Read More