Atkinson Finishes Rallye de France In 8th As Best Placed MINI
MINI WRC driver Chris Atkinson finished the 2012 Rallye de France in eighth place and was the best finishing MINI JCW WRC Rally Car in the race. Dani Sordo was forced to retire due to power steering issue when he was in fourth place and did not finish. MINI WRC drivers Yvan Muller finished in 14th and Romain Dumas in 16th according to MINI Motorsport. Paddocktalk's MINI WRC round-up is much more upbeat about how the MINI WRCs performed in the rain on the final day of the rally.