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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 Takes Back-to-Back Manufacturers’ Titles After Solid Performance in the 2020 SRO TC America Season

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  October 5, 2020. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team once again captured the Manufacturers’ Title in the 2020 SRO TC America series, making it back-to-back championship seasons for the team.

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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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MINI John Cooper Works Team Ready to Roll at Road America

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  August 27, 2020. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team are ready to roll at the next 2020 SRO TC America series race at Road America after taking five podium spots at Sonoma Raceway.

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MINI John Cooper Works Team Takes Five Podium Spots at Sonoma

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  August 12, 2020. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team once again displayed their dominance in the 2020 SRO TC America series by taking five podium spots during the weekend racing at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. 

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MINI John Cooper Works Team Returns to Racing After Strong Season Opener

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  July 10, 2020. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team are gearing up for an exciting return to racing this weekend as the 2020 SRO TC America season returns to action at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Va. 

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MINI USA OFFICIALLY POSTPONES MINI TAKES THE STATES TO SUMMER 2021

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  April 6, 2020. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, MINI USA announced today the official postponement of MINI TAKES THE STATES.

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