MINI WRC

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Prodrive loses BMW/MINI factory support

After Dani Sordo (ES) and Carlos del Barrio (ES) finished second on the return of the brand to the legendary Monte Carlo Rally, the direction has now been set for a long-term MINI presence in…

MINI Finishes 2nd at Monte Carlo Rally

The second place overall scored by Dani Sordo and co-driver Carlos del Barrio on the Rally Monte Carlo means the MINI WRC Team has kicked off its 2012 campaign in style. The MINI WRC Team…

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MINI WRC Team Makes a MAJOR Mistake

Excuse the play on words – all joking aside, our jaws dropped at the news that MINI have dropped their top driver, Kris Meeke, apparently to shave money from the expense side of the balance…

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MINI WRC is the “Rally Car of the Year 2011

Six outings in the recently completed 2011 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) were enough to convince AUTOSPORT readers of the class possessed by the MINI John Cooper Works WRC. The majority were agreed: no car…

MINI WRC Team: 6th place at Rally Sardinia

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MINI WRC Team is official

The return of MINI to one of the biggest stages in motorsport is approaching ever closer. On Monday, the MINI WRC Team was officially presented to the public at the Team Launch, which took place…

MINI Motorsport prepares for WRC debut

The MINI Rally Car is currently being tested near Sevilla. MINI WRC Team Engineering Planning Manager Nigel Riddle explains what the final tests for the upcoming MINI WRC Team season debut are all about. Nigel,…

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MINI John Cooper Works WRC

The 81st International Geneva Motor Show (CH) provided the stage for MINI to unveil the MINI John Cooper Works S2000 – the latest milestone on the road to the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). This…

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Video: Building the MINI WRC Evolution

MINI Youtube channel uploads a video describing the evolution of MINI’s WRC baby – from the first design of the MINI WRC Concept Car to the signing of MINI’s contract with Prodrive to the test…

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MINI WRC Team announce new driver Dani Sordo

Press Release: Spanish driver Daniel “Dani” Sordo will strengthen the new MINI WRC Team in the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship. He will team up with Kris Meeke (GB) when MINI makes its return to…