Less than 35 days are to go to the start into the 2014 Dakar Rally in the Argentinean city of Rosario.
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.
Final spurt in the Dakar: Great teamwork of Nani Roma as he protects overall leader Stéphane Peterhansel.
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.
Cyril Despres dominates for overall Bike lead, but Joan Barreda takes his 4th stage win. Orlando Terranova celebrated as first Argentinean to lead a Dakar stage in the Car classification!
Nani Roma secures his second stage win while Stéphane Peterhansel and Orlando Terranova finish second and third respectively.
All the six cars to get a full check-up which for the X-raid BMW and MINI service crews, they were busy on Dakar's rest day.
Freak weather makes an impact on the stage result. Stéphane Peterhansel finishes fourth to defend his overall lead.
Third stage success for the Monster Energy X-raid Team, and Orlando Terranova in the BMW X3 CC secures fourth place on Dakar's stage seven.
First stage-win for Stéphane Peterhansel how now takes the overall lead. Tough special stage represented a true navigation challenge for the competitors in Peru.