Jay Leno continues to expand the wonderful vehicles he has driven. This time the Dakar winning MINI was wheeled by the talk show host.
The French marque will return to the Dakar after 25 years of absence.
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).
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.
In the truck race, still dominated by Gerard De Rooy, Peter Versluis recorded the day’ best time.
Peugeot will return to the Dakar after 25 years with the 2008 DKR model.
Mini has the top three spots overall in the cat category at the 2014 Dakar Rally.
Nani Roma and Michel Périn win the legendary desert rally.