Davenport Run - Saturday July 13, 2024

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BMW To Rally A Well Worn 2003 MINI

MINI and BMW Group Classic are registered as partners for the Allgau-Orient Rally, an event that combines driving fun with fundraising skills. Each team must purchase a 20+ year old car for no more than €1,111.11 ($1,446) and prepare for the rally, a long trip across Europe to the finish line in Jordan.Teams must drive 666 km (416 miles) per day, cannot use highways and leave the cars behind at the end of the race to be sold for charity.

According to the BMW Power blog of autoevolution MINI will rally a 2003 MINI Cooper with over 180,000 km (110,000 miles) on its odometer. This car is the only exception from the 20-year old rule and is the official car of the organizing committee.