Mini Ends WRC Program So They Can Focus On Building Bloated Crap

Hey, remember when we were all excited that Mini was going back to WRC and how it was going be like Paddy Hopkirk in the swinging '60s? Yeah, dreams sometimes die. Mini is pulling support for its one factory team. » 10/12/12 2:20pm 10/12/12 2:20pm

The new Mini WRC is a giant monster

On the left is the famous Mini "Monte" of Monte Carlo Rally fame. On the right is the Mini WRC, or what happens when Monte decides to fornicate with a Clubman at the Holiday Inn & Suites Chernobyl. They got together for a photo op, though it just leaves us wanting the original that much more. » 2/02/11 1:00pm 2/02/11 1:00pm

Mini WRC Races Like It's 1965

Mini will return to the World Rally Championship next year with this kitted-up Mini Cooper Countryman S, powered by a 1.6-liter DI fourbanger gently massaged by BMW. Expect regular Mini drivers to begin dressing as Paddy Hopkirk for Halloween. » 9/30/10 9:42am 9/30/10 9:42am

MINI Officially Returning To WRC With Countryman

MINI fanboys, set your hearts to flutter, the company's officially announced a return to rallying. Prodrive's developing a World Rally Championship race-ready MINI Countryman for a run in the 2011 series. Rumor has it Marcus Grönholm's interested in driving. [Rallybuzz] » 7/27/10 12:30pm 7/27/10 12:30pm