MINI wins its first rally


Andrea Navarra at Rally dell'Adriatico

photo: Massimo Bettiol - rallylink.it

From RallyBuzz:

Andrea Navarra has scored the first win for the new MINI John Cooper Works S2000 by taking victory on Rally dell’Adriatico.

Navarra led the opening round of the 2011 Italian gravel rally championship (TRT) from start to finish in the Prodrive-built, Grifone-run MINI Countryman RRC (30mm restrictor).

Andreas Mikkelsen finished 12.6 seconds behind in the Skoda Italia-entered Fabia S2000, while veteran Andrea Aghini was third with the Peugeot Italia – Racing Lions-run 207 S2000.

Read the article and see the results at Navarra takes MINI John Cooper Works S2000’s first rally win.