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MINI JCW GP2 v Porsche Cayman GT4

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 Posted in MINI, Porsche, Touristenfahrten, Video | 1 Comment »

Amid the uncertainty of the speed limit extensions it's nice to see you can still have some fun during a TF session. Here we see a MINI JCW GP lapping in a respectable BTG time of 8 minutes 25 seconds. ...

Be careful out there!

Monday, September 8th, 2014 Posted in MINI, Touristenfahrten, Video | No Comments »

Here's a stark reminder of the dangers of driving your own car on the Nürburgring, especially when the track is wet. This MINI driver didn't do anything particularly bad, from what we can tell anyway, but the consequences were severe. Based ...

2012 N24h: MINI Motorsport preview

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 Posted in 24 hour race, MINI | No Comments »

MINI Motorsport is back for a second helping of Nürburgring 24 hour action in 2012, returning with their JCW Endurance machine. As well as the factory-back s.i.g. Motorsport team, three other MINI entries are finalising preparations for the big race. The ...

VIDEO: MINI JCW Endurance during N24 practice

Friday, June 24th, 2011 Posted in 24 hour race, MINI | No Comments »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJOl3h_WWE0 Here's some nice footage of the MINI John Cooper Works Endurance filmed during practice for the Nürburgring 24 hour race. The JCW Endurace is racing in the SP 3T class and MINI will be hoping for a strong top 10 ...

MINI John Cooper Works Endurance

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 Posted in 24 hour race, MINI | 1 Comment »

The new MINI Coupé is not even a week old and its already living up to its "another day, another adventure" advertising slogan. You're looking at the purpose-built MINI John Cooper Works Endurance and it's looking forward to 24 hours ...

270hp monster MINI Coupé tipped for N24 debut

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 Posted in 24 hour race, MINI | 2 Comments »

The build up to this year's Nürburgring 24 hour race has seen input from the usual crowd: Audi, BMW, Porsche, Volkswagen et al. However, MINI, too has been quietly simmering away with the slow release of information, which started earlier ...

MINI motorsport preparing for 2011 24 hour race

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 Posted in 24 hour race, MINI | 1 Comment »

While researching the MINI motorsport website for their WRC launch we stumbled across this teaser that indicates MINI will have an official presence at this year's 24 hour race. The MINI motorsport website states, in part, "MINI will also be demonstrating ...