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The Clones Job ! :

The Clones Job ! :

To promote the Annual Soap Box Race as part of the Clones Canal Festival 2014, some of the organizers made a fantastic re-make of The Italian Job !!! I must say it is very very well done, all the key elements are in it including driving on the footpaths, the church scene, the Mini sales scene where they ‘hid’ and the water scene etc. but also little tiny parts of the original that made it so … Read entire article »

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Large MINI Contingent at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge :

Large MINI Contingent at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge :

Official Release: The FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies is in full swing. The next great challenge on the race calendar, the third, comes in the form of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, from 6th to 10th April – the 4th rally of the year. MINI and the Monster Energy X-raid Team travel to the third round of the … Read entire article »

World Premier: The F56 MINI One & One D :

World Premier: The F56 MINI One & One D :

When MINI was launched in 2001 it went to to market with two models – the One and the Cooper. A year later (coinciding with the US market launch) the Cooper S joined the ranks and shortly after a number of diesel variants appeared. Now with the F56 Cooper and Cooper S successfully launched MINI is turning to the One … Read entire article »

Official: F56 MINI Production to Expand to Netherlands Plant VDL Nedcar :

Official: F56 MINI Production to Expand to Netherlands Plant VDL Nedcar :

Additional MINI production will be taken on at VDL Nedcar in the Netherlands. This is in addition to cars already slated to produced at Plant Oxford, not a replacement. As in so many things, this move is actually another case of MINI staying in touch with its roots. That is, this isn’t the first time Minis have rolled off the … Read entire article »

MINI Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Monte Carlo Rally Win :

MINI Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Monte Carlo Rally Win :

The Mini Monty Carlo Rally three-peat is a staple of MINI enthusiast culture to this day. While familiar to most, it’s not an accomplishment to be taken lightly. Severely out-classed, the Mini team showed what small can really do. Today MINI’s motorsports presence has evolved, but is no less accomplished. Racing in MINI-only leagues, GRAND-AM (now part of AMLS), WRC … Read entire article »

Official: MINI Wins the Dakar Third Year Straight, Takes Entire Podium :

Official: MINI Wins the Dakar Third Year Straight, Takes Entire Podium :

Joan “Nani” Roma wins the 2014 Dakar Rally // Three MINI ALL4 Racing cars on the podium. Official Release: He has done it! Joan “Nani” Roma (ES) in the yellow MINI ALL4 Racing has won the 2014 Dakar Rally. The Monster Energy X-raid Team driver finished the toughest rally challenge in the world just 5:32 minutes in front of his teammate Stéphane … Read entire article »