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MINI Team debuts successfully in Sardinia
This weekend saw the much anticipated debut of the MINI WRC Team on the gravel stages of Sardinia. Team drivers, Kris Meeke and Dani Sordo, had contrasting fortunes during the rally but ultimately the overriding feeling was one of positivity and optimism with their performance being officially recognised when they were presented with the Abu Dhabi Spirit of Rally Award.
MINIs debut in Sardinia
The MINI WRC Team is debuting in Sardinia this weekend with Kris Meeke and Dani Sordo giving the MINI John Cooper Works its first outing in the World Rally Championship.
Aston Martin Racing announces new Vantage GT3
Aston Martin Racing announced today, the new Vantage GT3 race car based on the V12 Vantage road car, which will be ready for competition in 2012.
MINI WRC Team officially launched in Oxford
MINI WRC Team is officially launched in Oxford, marking the start of the most intense period of preparation for the 2011 season.
Mini scores debut win
The MINI John Cooper Works rally car has won its first event. A MINI John Cooper Works S2000, driven by Andrea Navarra, took victory on Rally dell'Adriatico this weekend.
Aston Martin Racing launches AMR-One
The Prodrive-run, Aston Martin Racing team has revealed AMR-One, the all-new Gulf liveried car designed from the ground up by Prodrive.
MINI WRC Team to debut in Italy
The new MINI John Cooper Works Super 2000 car was unveiled on the MINI stand at the Geneva motorshow today as the team confirmed that it would make its debut at Rally Italy at the beginning of May.
MINI back in Monte Carlo
MINI went back to Monte Carlo with the iconic version that won the famous rally in the sixties meeting up with the latest MINI WRC that sees the brand back on the world rally stage. Rauno Aaltonen was driving the 1960s version when he was greeted at the end of the Rallye Monte Carlo Historique in the early hours of Wednesday 2 February by Kris Meeke and Dani Sordo, the drivers who will revive the brand’s rallying tradition this year.
Aston Martin Racing appoints new Managing Director
We are pleased to announce that John Gaw has joined Aston Martin Racing as the business’s new Managing Director. John will oversee the sales and customer service activities and will spearhead the development of new Aston Martin racing cars, as well as new products and services around the world.
Prodrive develops highly-acclaimed supercharged V-8
AUS$36million development programme delivered to Ford’s demanding global standards