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The 2016 FIA Cross Country World Cup ended with the final race, Baja Portalegre 500 (27-29/10/2016), taking place in Portugal. This race proved to be an exciting and fast paced world cup season ender that resulted with a MINI ALL4 Racing on the top step of the podium.

Ricardo Porém (POR)and co-driver Filipe Palmeiro (POR) showcased a positive and carefully planned race that not only resulted with a MINI win, but also ended with Porém in the record book for winning his third consecutive Baja Portalegre 500. Read More »

Round 3 of the 2016 Sealine Cross Country Rally Qatar ended in success for MINI All4 Racing as all three competing teams finished inside the top seven, with two of the three taking a place on the podium.

Despite this being their first season in the MINI ALL4 Racing, the pairing of Yazeed Al Rajhi (KSA) and co-driver Timo Gottschalk (GER) demonstrated how quickly they have adapted to the car by completing a stunning final stage in first position. It was not quite enough to steal the overall lead, but consolidated the duo’s second position.

With seven more events available to contest in this year’s FIA Cross Country World Cup, the result is encouraging for Al Rajhi and his co-driver. Read More »

The three MINI ALL4 Racing competing in the 2016 Sealine Cross Country Rally (Qatar) are neatly lined up for a battle royal as the competitors enter the last three stages of this spectacular long distance desert rally.Mini All4 Qatar16 (1) Read More »

The Sealine Cross Country Rally is the third round of the 2016 FIA Cross Country World Cup and takes place 17th-22nd April. Three MINI ALL4 Racing will start the rally that involves racing in the sands and rocky desert regions of Qatar in the Arabian Peninsular.

With race temperatures looking to achieve in excess of 40°C in the desert, this 1,960km race will no doubt call upon and underline the strengths of the MINI ALL4 Racing and its race-ready crews – previous desert race wins show the MINI ALL4 Racing is the car to beat in such climates. Read More »