Avenue of the Giants Weekend Run - Sat. March 23, 2024

Saturday will be a very full day of cruising from Novato up through the Avenue of the Giants and ending at Eel River Brewing in Fortuna. Sun...

MINI Fans On Their Way To MINI United 2012

With MINI United starting May 11, 2012, MINI Motorsport reports thousands of fans are on their way through the streets of Europe to Le Castellet, France, the site of the event. With the festival motto "Friends. Festival. Racing.", high-class musical acts will take to stages around the site of the former Formula One circuit at Le Castellet. The newly formed MINI RUSHOUR will hold its inaugural race at the "Circuit Paul Ricard." Round 2 of the new MINI Trophy will also take place as part of MINI United. Local race car driver Stéphane Peterhansel from the X-raid team will be there. in the south of France. WRC driver Armindo Araujo of WRC Team MINI Portugal will also attend.

IN addition to these events there will be race taxi drives, test sessions in new MINI models, safety courses with specially trained driving instructors, track drives over the entire distance of the race track and, last but not least, the premiere of a brand-new MINI model.