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MINI UK Ambassador Harry Hunt along with co-driver Andreas Schulz have completed the 2016 Silk Way Rally in their MINI All4 Racing outfit in fourth place.
Former British Touring Car Champion Andrew Jordan will be a House Captain at the 74th Goodwood Members Meeting over the weekend of 19/20 March.
Jari-Matti Latvala has won his first competitive stage since returning from a broken collarbone to lead Rally Greece at the end of day one, but with the ever present Sebastien Loeb less than three seconds behind.
After days of speculation, Ford has confirmed that Dani Sordo will replace the injured Jari-Matti Latvala for next week’s Rally Argentina.
Jari-Matti Latvala leads a blue oval dominated Rally Portugal, after championship leader Sebastien Loeb made a rare mistake that forced the Frenchman’s retirement from the rally.
The lack of snow on the usually pure white stages of Rally Sweden casued problems up and down the field, but Jari-Matti Latvala managed his tyres the best of all the leaders and remained in the top spot at the end of the penultimate, continuing to fend off Mikko Hirvonen by 23 seconds.
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The BMW Group today announced they would continue their partnership with Prodrive in the World Rally Championship, however there were a raft of changes as the Mini World Rally Team lost their manufacturer status.
Rally Sweden has been a near guaranteed fixture since the sport’s inception, however there are signs that it could be the last time there is even a world championship for them to host.
Sebastien Loeb once again made the art of winning look effortless, winning the last day’s only stage – which just happened to be the bonus points powerstage – to finish the inaugural round of the 2012 World Rally Championship over 2 minutes up on his rivals and with 28 points to boot.