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Livermore to Castle Air Museum - Sun., February 25, 2024

Our February run will take us over backroads through the hills and valleys of the East Bay and out to the Central Valley and Castle Air Muse...

MINI WRC Has Unique Safety Features

You didn't think the ProDrive Built MINI Cooper Countryman JCW WRC rally racer was built with standard MINI parts did you? It's not. It sports unique side-impact structures in the roll cage structure that offer superior protection for the driving team such as the convex curve shape of the door beams. The car's shell is also integrated into the roll cage making it so safe that MINI says,
[T]he FIA is now looking to make the unique side impact configuration mandatory in future designs of motorsport roll cages.

[Source: via MotoringFile]