The French marque will return to the Dakar after 25 years of absence.
Peugeot will return to the Dakar after 25 years with the 2008 DKR model.
Jay Leno continues to expand the wonderful vehicles he has driven. This time the Dakar winning MINI was wheeled by the talk show host.
On a 9th stage dominated by the sand, Marc Coma made his mark and reinforced his lead in the general standings whilst picking up his 23rd special stage victory on the Dakar, his second in 2014
In the general standings, Spaniard Nani Roma thus lost almost a third of his lead and now only has an advantage of 23'46 over Stéphane Peterhansel.
Spain's Joan Barreda took his third victory in the 2014 edition, beating overall leader Marc Coma by 4′03″ at the end of a historic stage that took the Dakar to its 28th country
In the truck race, still dominated by Gerard De Rooy, Peter Versluis recorded the day’ best time.
Roma and the MINI ALL4 Racing, which is modified by the Germany-based X-raid Team to excel in the tough Dakar conditions, mastered it all.
Chicherit last year successfully completed the world’s first-ever, unassisted car back flip, already seen by over 5 million people on YouTube (watch bellow).
Mini has the top three spots overall in the cat category at the 2014 Dakar Rally.
The eleven-time Dakar champion and winner of the 2012 and 2013 Dakar in the MINI ALL4 Racing sealed the day victory, 28 seconds ahead of Carlos Sainz.
A record-setting eleven MINI ALL4 Racing cars will compete in the 36th Dakar edition spearheaded by 11-time champion Stéphane Peterhansel.