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The MINI challenge series. Leave the racetrack rocking.

From pole position success at the 1962 Tulip Rally to home victories in the 2012 and 2013 Dakar Rally. It’s safe to say, motorsport is in MINI’s DNA. Since 2002, MINI have been working in collaboration with the MINI Challenge Team to bring passionate car fans some of the most fun, colourful and exciting races in the motorsport calendar; the MINI Challenge Series. And as of 2017, the MINI Challenge races within the prestigious British GT Package. The John Cooper Works class is the ultimate in MINI racing with slick tyres, 3-way adjustable dampers, a sequential gearbox and a 255bhp 2-litre MINI TwinPower engine tuned to deliver manageable torque and a wide rev-range.

Fancy a taste of the drama? Follow the links to find out what happened in the highly charged – and highly dramatic – 2017 MINI Challenge Series

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Round 1 - Oulton Park

15 & 17 April 2017

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Round 2 - Rockingham issc

29 & 30 April 2017

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Round 3 - Snetterton 300

27 & 28 May 2017

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Round 4 - Silverstone GP

10 & 11 June 2017

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Round 5 - Brands Hatch Indy MINI Festival

8 & 9 July 2017

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Round 6 - BRands Hatch GP

5 & 6 August 2017

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Round 7 - Oulton Park MINI Festival

19 August 2017

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Round 8 - Donington Park GP

23 & 24 September 2017

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THE SPIRIT OF THE RACE.

You don’t have to be a MINI racecar driver to enjoy jaw-dropping performance. The MINI John Cooper Works range takes the spirit of the race to the road. Our premium performance vehicles pay homage to racing legend John Cooper – the man who turned the original Mini into a lap busting Mini Cooper – and are engineered to get your pulse racing. Book a test drive and experience maximum MINI thrills for yourself. Who’s In?