Archive for the ‘MINI’ Category

2010 N24 – TV highlights to hour 12

The 2010 Nürburgring 24 hour race is now well into its second half. If you’ve missed some of the action then tip your hat to the MT89Motorsports channel on YouTube. Included after the jump are five clips from the race so far: Opening lap – includes all three starting groups #98 Audi R8 LMS on […]

MINI E goes green around Green Hell

A specially prepared 150kW electric powered MINI has just lapped the Nürburgring Nordschleife in under 10 minutes. The MINI E Race is based on the MINI E road car which was first announced in October 2008. Modifications to the standard MINI E include the addition of a roll cage, KW Variant 3 suspension, MINI Challenge […]

MINI JCW GP TF lap

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Here’s a nice, clean Touristenfahrten lap filmed from inside a MINI JCW GP, the last Cooper S special built on the R53 platform. Many consider the GP to be the ultimate (BMW) MINI. Well, now you can see how a GP handles the ultimate track. Eight minutes of ‘Ring goodness can be seen after the […]

MINI CHALLENGE in car footage

Here’s some great in car footage from the MINI CHALLENGE car of HBPO Racing’s Steve Kirsch, filmed during the Nürburgring 24 hour race weekend held during May. For more on the Australian MINI CHALLENGE, make sure you check out AUSmotive.com. (Thanks to Chris for the tip.)

MINI Cooper S past blast

Taking a step back in time here is a small snippet offrom Wheels August 2001 issue with some spy shots of the R53 MINI Cooper S testing at the Nürburgring (click on the image for a larger version). At the time the then all-new MINI Cooper under BMW’s stewardship had just been launched and there […]

MINI CHALLENGE in-car footage – Nürburgring 2007

Continuing the theme of the Nürburgring 24 hour race, here is some footage of the MINI CHALLENGE support category from the 2007 event. Split into four parts the in-car setup has been taken from the car of Carlo Bermes, racing for the HBPO racing team. This first clip takes you from the start on the […]