Daily Archives: January 15, 2012


MINI wins the Dakar 2012

X-raid Team MINI No. 302
MINI has won the 2012 Dakar rally.  More exactly, X-raid Team driver Stéphane Peterhansel and co-pilot Jean-Paul Cottret won the South American rally in their No. 302 MINI ALL4 Racing.  There is another MINI on the podium as the X-raid Team MINI No. 305 took second place.  All five X-raid Team MINIs finished in the top ten.

01 #302 Peterhansel/Cottret MINI 38:54:46
02 #305 Roma/Périn MINI 39:36:42
03 #301 De Villiers/von Zitzewitz Toyota 40:08:11
04 #312 Novitskiy/Schulz MINI 41:06:40
05 #303 Gordon/Campbell Hummer 41:11:39
06 #319 Alvarez/Graue Toyota 43:00:38
07 #307 Sousa/Garcin Great Wall 43:25:10
08 #309 Leal dos Santos/Fiuza MINI 43:58:04
09 #314 Ten Brinke/Baumel Mitsubishi 44:06:04
10 #304 Holowczyc/Fortin MINI 45:54:24

See the final results on the Dakar website.

View X-raid Team photos from their Facebook album and website gallery.