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MINI ALL4 Racing Wins Dakar 2015

MINI ALL4 Racing Wins Dakar 2015
MINI All4 Racing went to the grueling Dakar Rally in 2014 and walked away with the top three spots on the podium. The team returned this year ready to compete again with eight custom-built ALL4 Racing MINIs, this time capturing the first place finish, making it the fourth year in a row that MINI took the top spot.
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Dakar Champion Nani Roma: What It Takes

Dakar Champion Nani Roma: What It Takes
Joan “Nani” Roma and the MINI racing team went to the grueling Dakar race in South America last year and walked away with the top three places in their category. Roma himself took first place, finishing 5 minutes and 32 seconds in front of his second-place teammate.
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MINI Returns to Dakar with Eight MINI ALL4 Racers

MINI Returns to Dakar with Eight MINI ALL4 Racers
After winning the top three spots in cars category in the 2014 Dakar rally, MINI and champion driver Joan “Nani” Roma are returning to defend their titles in the 2015 Dakar rally. This time MINI is bringing along eight teams and eight custom-built ALL4 Racing MINIs.
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Heavily Modded Buick Encore Ready for Dakar

Heavily Modded Buick Encore Ready for Dakar
One’s mind doesn’t immediately go to the Buick Encore when considering a rugged off-road vehicle to participate in a brutal race like the Dakar Rally, but that’s what Buick is doing under their European brand, Opel.
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The Smart 4×4: The Tiny Rally Car That Couldn’t

The Smart 4×4: The Tiny Rally Car That Couldn’t
In 2013, José Luis Álvarez, a Spanish pilot and motoring enthusiast, had the dream of entering a modified Smart Fortwo into the grueling off-road race, the Dakar Rally. He built the car by mating the Fourtwo’s body with a Polaris XP 900 side-by-side ATV’s chassis and a 90hp engine. 
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Jay Leno Hoons Through the Dunes in a Dakar MINI

Jay Leno Hoons Through the Dunes in a Dakar MINI
Jay Leno heads into the desert of Death Valley to ride along with 2014 Dakar winner Nani Roma in his MINI All4 Racing rally car. First, the two go out for a leisurely tour among the dunes in a production MINI Countryman.
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MINI Wins Top Three Spots at 2014 Dakar Rally

MINI Wins Top Three Spots at 2014 Dakar Rally
When MINI announced they were entering the grueling Dakar rally, we were skeptical about the little car’s ability to keep up over sand, dirt and mountaintops. But color us impressed: MINI has not only won the cars category, but has taken the top three spots.
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The Porsche 911′s Alter Ego: Rally Racer

The Porsche 911′s Alter Ego: Rally Racer
Pikes Peak champion Jeff Zwart won the world famous hill climb seven times, driving ten different Porsches over a period of 14 years. In this short video from Porsche, Zwart talks about his history with the 911 line, from first learning to drive in his father’s second-hand 911 to the rally racing he loves.
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2014 Dakar Rally: Video Clips and Where to Watch

2014 Dakar Rally: Video Clips and Where to Watch
The legendary Dakar rally begins today, and the organizers have released a few videos to get us excited about watching. The rally takes place January 5 to 18, 2014 and the racers will journey from Argentina through Bolivia and finally to Chile, covering more than 9,000 kilometers by car or truck and nearly that much in the motorcycles and quad bikes.
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Renault Sending Dacia SUV to 2014 Dakar Rally

Renault Sending Dacia SUV to 2014 Dakar Rally
Renault Sport Argentina is preparing to compete in the 2014 Dakar Rally with a modified Renault Dacia Duster. In this film, we go behind the scenes with the team as the modify the Dacia and put it to the test in harsh desert conditions.
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MINI Countryman Prepares for 2014 Dakar Rally

MINI Countryman Prepares for 2014 Dakar Rally
When you’re choosing a car to compete in an off-road race spanning thousands of miles from Argentina, through Bolivia, and ending in Chile, your first choice may not be to turn to the MINI Countryman. But Stéphane Peterhansel and the Monster Energy X-raid team are doing just that as they prepare for the 2014 Dakar Rally with a massively souped-up Countryman.
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