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Published on March 21st, 2011 | by Seán Ward


Mini Returns to WRC

Mini has announced its return to the World Rally Championship.

A press release from Mini today has confirmed that a race prepared Mini Countryman, built to meet the FIA Super 2000 regulations, will take part in this year’s rally championship.

According to Mini, “This season, the new MINI WRC Team will compete at selected rounds in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).

“The aim is to gain valuable experience, in order to be perfectly prepared for the complete 2012 World Championship season.”

Prodrive have been given the task of preparing the John Cooper Works Mini Countryman.


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