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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 »

– Despite a difficult Leg 6, Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen retain third place overall.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul complete Leg 6 in sixth place and break into the top 15 leaders.

American duo Bryce Menzies and co-driver Peter Mortensen (MINI John Cooper Works Rally #105) successfully completed Leg 6 in 11th place and maintain third in the overall rankings. The change in terrain as the Silk Way Rally 2017 moves further east across the Kazakhstan plains is also starting to be a factor for all competitors in this famous cross-country race to China. Read More »

– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen move into top three overall after third place finish in Leg 5.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul complete Leg 5 in ninth and return to the top 20 leader board.

The MINI John Cooper Works Rally (#105) of Bryce Menzies (USA) and co-driver Peter Mortensen (USA) is now placed third in the Silk Way Rally after a fast but challenging Leg 5. The American pairing completed the 849.54km leg distance, including a 487.47km special stage, in third position to move up one place in the overall rankings. Read More »

– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen complete Leg 4 in seventh place to maintain fourth overall.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul excel again to finish Leg 4 in second and continue their climb up the rankings.

Bryce Menzies (USA) and co-driver Peter Mortensen (USA) put in another display of consistency during the two special stages of Leg 4 special. At the end of the combined 373.22km off-road distance, the American duo in the #105 MINI John Cooper Works Rally was credited with seventh place to maintain their overall fourth place ranking. Read More »

– Bryce Menzies (USA) retains top-five position after 12th place finish in Leg 3.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi back on track with a show of strength to finish today’s leg with a determined fifth.

American duo Bryce Menzies and co-driver Peter Mortensen retain their top five standing on the leader board despite completing Leg 3 in 12th position. The #105 MINI John Cooper Works Rally performed perfectly over the once again troublesome tall and slippery grass surface but a puncture cost some time despite a fairly rapid wheel-change. Today’s racing still finds the Silk Way Rally first-timers in fourth place overall. Read More »