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Two Twin Engine Minis!

On November 18, 2017 I posted a story about the twin-engine Mini Cooper that I saw at the Lime Rock Historic Festival.  Recently I was contacted by Alan Wilcox of England who acquired that twin-engine Mini Cooper.  It turns out … Continue reading

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A Twin-Engine Four-Wheel Drive Mini Cooper

I was recently starting to read Graham Robson’s book “Rallying, The 4 Wheel Drive Revolution”.  This book documents the rise of four-wheel drive rally cars in the 1980s.  I have the second edition of this book which was written in … Continue reading

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Rauno Aaltonen Returns To Monte Carlo

2017 was the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 victory by Rauno Aaltonen at the Monte Carlo Rally in a Mini.  To commemorate that victory, BMW entered a Mini Cooper S in the 2017 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique that was crewed … Continue reading

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Harald’s Mini Cooper S Is About To Move On

I got an email from my friend Harald von Langsdorff the other day.  Harald wrote that he was going to sell his Mini Cooper S.  Harald and I have done a lot of rallying in that Mini.  Our first real … Continue reading

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