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Daily Archives: January 16th, 2016

Seven MINI ALL4 Racing complete the most gruelling cross-country rally within top fifteen. Mikko Hirvonen and Harry Hunt excel in their first experience of the Dakar Rally with Hirvonen clinching the Best Rookie title in the car category.

Once again the MINI brand celebrates success at the Dakar Rally with Al-Attiyah (QAT) and co-pilot Mathieu Baumel (FRA) completing the 38th edition of the Dakar Rally as best placed all-wheel drive car. The provisional general ranking results show Stéphane Peterhansel as the quickest man overall in category and congratulations are extended to Peugeot. In the meantime, AXION X-raid Team driver Al-Attiyah is listed as finishing with a hard fought second. The result of an ongoing race appeal will determine the full and official result. Read More »


– Tickets for the first public day of Autosport International sell out by early afternoon
– Top line-up of motorsport stars take to the Autosport Stage including Damon Hill OBE, Petter Solberg, Andy Priaulx, Marino Franchitti, Ben Collins, Perry McCarthy and Claire Williams
– Live Action Arena thrills crowds with displays including Petter Solberg, the SPECTRE Jaguar C-X75 and Team Japspeed
– See all the AutosportStage interviews live here:
– Gallery of images updated throughout the show available here:
– Tickets still available, or

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Autosport16 Hill– Damon Hill OBE has opened Autosport International today and is starring at the show this weekend
– Hill is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his 1996 F1 World Championship win at the NEC
– Earlier this morning, he was reunited with his championship-winning Williams-Renault FW18 racing car
– The 1996 F1 World Champion will be appearing on the Autosport Stage throughout the weekend and will be taking part in several autograph sessions
– Autosport International runs until 17th January*. Tickets are still available from Read More »

931 kilometre stage ends victorious with win for MINI ALL4 Racing. Four MINI ALL4 Racing in top ten at end of Stage 12.AUTO - DAKAR 2016 - PART 2 Read More »