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• Seven MINI crews drive to success at Rallye OiLibya du Maroc.
• Three MINI racing cars complete inside top five.
• Six crews of the MINI Family inside top ten.

Rallye OiLibya du Maroc provided race action right up to the final Leg 5 of this six day racing spectacle. With the competitors crossing the finish line at Erfoud, it was the MINI Family members who were celebrating loudest from the fact all seven MINI cars completed what was a tough but enthralling race. Read More »

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• Seven MINI crews to contest Rallye OiLibya du Maroc 2017.
• Total race distance 2570.5 km of which 1955 km is composed of Special Stage sections.
• Rallye OiLibya du Maroc desert location is viewed as vital testbed ahead of 2018 Dakar Rally.

Rallye OiLibya du Maroc is race 10 and the penultimate round of the 2017 FIA Cross Country World Cup calendar. This race is not just the last chance for competitors to shine at one of the most competitive cross-country rally events, but also to reacquaint with racing in desert conditions ahead of the 2018 Dakar Rally. For MINI Motorsport partner X-raid, it is also the signal to sign off a successful year of continued test and development of MINI racing cars, again in readiness for the “big one” – the Dakar Rally. Read More »

– Final stage replaced with a shortened lap of honour due to heavy rain overnight in Zhongwei region.
– Positions from end of Leg 13 stand as final result.
– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen finish 9th overall.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul 10th place overall. Read More »

– Both MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars complete penultimate 2017 Silk Way Rally stage
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul finish ninth to maintain 10th place overall
– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen cross the line in 11th after a challenging stage

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– Top 10 stage finishes for both MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars (#101 & #105)
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul finish 5th to hold on to 10th place overall
– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen cross the line in 9th after a challenging stage

The huge dunes on stage 12 of the 2017 Silk Way Rally provided challenges for the competitors today as they made their way from Jiayuguan to Alxa Youqi. Read More »

– Both MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars (#101 & #105) finish Leg 11 in top four
– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen move up to second place overall after a fourth place stage finish
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul break into the top 10 on the leader board after crossing the finish line in third

Stage 11 of the 2017 Silk Way Rally was not as planned for the competitors today after the first of the two planned special stages was cancelled. Part of the expected route crossed an area that has very recently been created as an Environmental Protection Area by the Chinese Authorities. Read More »

– Both MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars (#101 & 105) finish Leg 10 in top three
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul cross the finish line in second
– Third place finish for Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen to return to top three overall

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– The two MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars (#101 & 105) successfully complete Leg 9 inside top ten.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul finish leg 9 in ninth.
– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen deal with punctures to finish in tenth place. Read More »

– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen claim another top three Silk Way Rally finish on Leg 8
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul break into the top 10 on the leader board after finishing 5th on today’s stage.

Following their first ever Silk Way Rally stage win yesterday, American pairing Bryce Menzies and co-driver Peter Mortensen opened today’s stage from Karamay to Urumqi in the #105 MINI John Cooper Works Rally. Read More »

– Silk Way Rally newcomers Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen celebrate their first leg win at this year’s event.
– Menzies retains third place overall.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul follow up in style with sixth place finish.

American pairing Bryce Menzies and co-driver Peter Mortensen (MINI John Cooper Works Rally #105) drove a superb Leg 7 to take their first leg win in this year’s Silk Way Rally. Read More »