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Mini Countryman WRC: Back Mini rally

In Europe, particularly in France there are as many rallies as convenience stores in Quebec. Here I barely exaggerated. But it is also true that this sport is extremely popular on the old continent.

However, after the domination manufacturers Subaru and Mitsubishi in the years '90, today it is the turn of the brands Citroen and Ford Europe to dominate the field with their Fiesta models C3 and prepared accordingly.

Back Mini rally

In the 60 years, several Mini Cooper S were illustrees rally, including the prestigious Monte Carlo Rally.

And voila, the British brand confirms its intention to return to the competition. Obviously, the next marketing its small "SUV", the Countryman can not be alien to this decision.

Thus, it will be this new declination of the Mini that will serve the development of the race car. The mandate has been entrusted to the company Prodrive, which was designed and built between 1990 and 2008, the famous Subaru Impreza WRC. Many of these off-road sedans were repeatedly awarded a title of "World Rally Champion". Expertise Prodrive rally had become a reference in the matter.

Mini Countryman WRC 

This version of the Mini Clubman high heel this fall will undergo a battery of tests in order to comply with the standards and requirements of this type of competition, since the brand intends to participate provided for all races on the 2011 calendar.

With this return to rally the Mini brand, it goes without saying that the latter intends to return to the path of victory and as quickly as possible.

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