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MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS TEAM READY TO PUT NEW TOURING CAR BACK ON TRACK AT VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY 

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  June 4, 2021. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team will fire up their new race car in the Touring Car (TC) class for the 2021 SRO TC America series once again this weekend at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Va. The #60 MINI JCW PRO, which is visually inspired by the latest generation MINI John Cooper Works GP, had its initial debut at Circuit of the Americas cut short when a rock punctured the radiator during practice sending the car back to the paddock and on to the hauler before ever turning a green flag lap.
 

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MINI USA DECLARES JULY 24 AS NATIONAL DAY OF MOTORING

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  June 2, 2021. MINI USA today announced the official declaration of July 24 as National Day of Motoring to celebrate the American road trip and encourage people to get out and enjoy the open road.  

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MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS TEAM DEBUTS TOURING CAR AT CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  April 30, 2021. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team are proud to announce the addition of a new race car into the Touring Car (TC) class for the 2021 SRO TC America series. 

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MINI John Cooper Works Team Takes Three Podiums at the First Race of the 2021 SRO TC America Season Following Back-To-Back Manufacturers Titles 

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  March 11, 2021. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team once again displayed their dominance in the 2021 SRO TC America series by taking three podiums during the weekend racing at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.
 

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MINI John Cooper Works Team Enters 2021 SRO TC America Season Following Back-To-Back Manufacturers Titles 

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  March 4, 2021. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team (MINI JCW Team) have announced their participation in the upcoming 2021 SRO TC America series, beginning at Sonoma Raceway on March 5.  In its continued partnership with Indianapolis-based LAP Motorsports, which owns and operates the MINI JCW Team, MINI USA will once again run two cars in the Touring Car A class (TCA) for the 2021 season.

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Rally Dakar 2021 – Sixth overall win for MINI: Record winner Stéphane Peterhansel triumphs in his MINI JCW Buggy.

Munich, Germany,  January 15, 2021. Title successfully defended. The MINI John Cooper Works Buggy has won the Rally Dakar for the second time in a row following the 2020 win. This time it was record winner Stéphane Peterhansel (FRA) and his co-driver Edouard Boulanger (FRA) who topped the podium after twelve stages through the Saudi Arabian desert.

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MINI John Cooper Works Team Looking for a Strong Finish to the SRO TC America Season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  October 1, 2020. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team are coming into the 2020 SRO TC America series finale weekend with confidence, as the season concludes at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home track for the Brownsburg, Ind.- based team and LAP Motorsports team owners Luis Perocarpi and Rob Ridgley. 

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NUMBER 37 IS BACK ON THE STARTING LINE:  THE MINI PADDY HOPKIRK EDITION.

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  September 20, 2020. MINI USA announces the availability of the new MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition in the U.S. 

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MINI John Cooper Works Team Returns to Circuit of Americas

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  September 18, 2020. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team heads to the next 2020 SRO TC America series race at Circuit of Americas with confidence after a strong performance there at the start of the racing season. Returning to the track this weekend are Tomas Mejia in the #60 and Mark Pombo in the #61 for all three races.

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PADDY HOPKIRK: GENTLEMAN, LEGEND IN THE CLASSIC MINI AND FIFTH BEATLE.

Munich, Germany,  September 10, 2020. The Ford Falcon was powered by eight cylinders and had a lead of 17 seconds. Paddy Hopkirk had stowed a can of caviar in the toolbox of his Mini Cooper S and he had just mastered the “Night of the Long Knives” in a rumbustious drive.

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