From Goodwood to the Baja Arágon: Dakar Rally winner Nani Roma and the MINI ALL4 Racing ready for the next challenge.
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 Monster Energy X-raid Team driver finished the day 3:38 minutes ahead of Nasser Al-Attiyah (QT) in the predominantly white MINI ALL4 Racing.
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
Nani Roma defends his overall lead.
Four MINI ALL4 Racing in the top 5.
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.
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.
It was a very good start into the 2014 Dakar Rally, for the Monster Energy X-raid Team and the X-raid Team
Frenchman Stéphane Peterhansel won the most recent two Dakar editions at the wheel of the MINI ALL4 Racing of the Monster Energy X-raid Team.
The MINI ALL4 Racing ran perfectly throughout Dakar Rally.
MINI ALL4 Racing the car for winners – Monster Energy X-raid Team successfully defends Dakar title! Four X-raid vehicles in the top 10 in the 2013 challenge.
Peterhansel now has 11 Dakar wins! Despres earns another title to make it five in total. Patronelli takes his second championship. New to the legend status was Nikolaev.
Final spurt in the Dakar: Great teamwork of Nani Roma as he protects overall leader Stéphane Peterhansel.
Chaleco and Gordon at full pelt! On the penultimate stage in this year's Dakar, a show was put on by Francisco "Chaleco” Lopez on as he notched his 4th stage win. Robby Gordon grabbed his second special victory in his Hummer.
Status quo in Copiapo after stage 12 in all four main categories.
Rain-affected the 11th stage with shorter than expected kilometers. . Americans end up on top: Kurt Caselli takes 2nd Bike victory while Robby Gordon lands his first Car win of 2013.
Torrential rain once again makes an impact on the race action. Special stage 11 is aborted by the Dakar organisers at CP1.
Another one-two-three for the X-raid Team. Nani Roma and Stéphane Peterhansel second and third respectively.