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From splendour to dust bowl and back.The revival of a forgotten icon, the SA-only built BMW 530 MLE.

Thu Dec 13 07:15:00 CET 2018Press Kit

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BMW South Africa is embarking on another exciting journey in its classic car expedition. It will restore a lauded model – unveiled by some of the very men who built the original more than 42 years ago – to its former glory.

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Five MINI John Cooper Works Rally to participate at 2019 Dakar.

Thu Nov 29 08:24:42 CET 2018Press Release

• MINI Motorsport partner X-raid to field five MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars at 2019 Dakar. • X-raid MINI JCW Rally Team will consist of four established MINI Family crews. • 2018 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup champion Jakub “Kuba” Przygonski to compete under the banner of ORLEN X-raid Team.

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And the winner is: IRRC Champion Danny Webb wins the 2018 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy.

Thu Nov 22 11:09:13 CET 2018Press Release

The winner of the 2018 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy is: Danny Webb (GBR). The reigning International Road Racing Championship (IRRC) champion picked up a total of 485 out of a possible 500 Race Trophy points. Michal Filla (CZE) finished in second place with 483.02 points, less than two points behind. Third place went to Ilya Mikhalchik (UKR).

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Rallye du Maroc 2018 – MINI wins 2018 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.

Tue Oct 09 21:41:00 CEST 2018Press Release

• MINI John Cooper Works Rally driver Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski secures the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup title at penultimate round. • Przygonski and co-driver Colsoul complete Rallye du Maroc 2nd overall. • X-raid MINI JCW Team drivers Cyril Despres and Carlos Sainz each secure stage wins in MINI John Cooper Works Buggy cars.

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MINI announces X-raid MINI JCW Team participation at 2019 Dakar.

Tue Oct 02 09:45:00 CEST 2018Press Release

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• Cyril Despres, Stéphane Peterhansel and Carlos Sainz join the MINI Family. • Three rally raid legends ready to take on the 2019 Dakar with MINI John Cooper Works Buggy cars. • Despres and Sainz to compete in MINI John Cooper Works Buggy at Rallye du Maroc, 3rd-9th October 2018, as part of testing ahead of 2019 Dakar.

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Silk Way Rally 2018, First Edition – MINI TAKES THE WIN

Mon Jul 30 09:42:15 CEST 2018Press Release

• MINI wins Silk Way Rally 2018 (First Edition). • Yazeed Al Rajhi and co-driver Timo Gottschalk in a MINI John Cooper Works Rally take top podium position at Silk Way Rally 2018, Russia. • Joan ‘Nani’ Roma and co-driver Alex Haro in a MINI John Cooper Works Rally complete final stage of Silk Way Rally in Russia in second place.

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Competitive sailing for climate research: BMW supports Team Malizia in the “Ocean Challenge” environmental initiative.

Fri Jul 27 10:25:07 CEST 2018Press Release

When Boris Herrmann becomes the first German to contest the toughest regatta in the world, the Vendée Globe, he not only wants to sail around the globe producing zero emissions. Team Malizia will also use the action to gather important data for climate research, while also making school children more aware of the need to protect the oceans. This objective is cumulated in the initiative “Ocean Challenge”, which is supported by team partner BMW.

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Wittmann celebrates home win for BMW at the Norisring – “I drove the race of my life”.

Mon Jun 25 18:55:00 CEST 2018Press Release

Marco Wittmann (GER) has done it: Sunday was the first time in his DTM career that the BMW Team RMG driver claimed a victory at his home race at the Norisring (GER). After 68 laps the local hero, at the wheel of the BMW Driving Experience M4 DTM, was the first to cross the finish line.

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The BMW Courtesy Car Service – the BMW International Open “business card” to the BMW International Open.

Mon Jun 25 07:50:52 CEST 2018Press Release

In the 30 years since it was launched, the BMW International Open has not only earned the reputation of being an excellent golf experience, but is also appreciated by players and visitors alike as the ‘feel-good tournament’ with a unique atmosphere. One key ingredient in this winning formula is the BMW Courtesy Car Service. This year, roughly 6,000 guests benefitted from the service provided by the 65-car fleet.

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Hip hip Hoo-Rai: Aaron Rai wins the new BMW i8 Roadster with a hole in one.

Mon Jun 25 07:45:15 CEST 2018Press Release

The incredible run continues: Gut Lärchenhof has now hosted the BMW International Open four times, and on each occasion a player has won the BMW Hole-in-One Award. In this year’s second round, it was the turn of England’s Aaron Rai to achieve this spectacular feat on the 16th hole.

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BMW M8 GTE ‘in the mix’ in the opening hours of Le Mans.

Sat Jun 16 21:39:37 CEST 2018Press Release

The 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA) campaign has started positively for BMW M Motorsport, with the BMW Team MTEK crew running as high as second place in the opening hours. As the cars crossed the line for the 60th time, the pair of BMW M8 GTEs were running strong and the drivers were able to push hard to remain ‘in the mix’.

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BMW M8 GTE to start 24-hour race from 12th and 13th place at Le Mans debut.

Fri Jun 15 09:20:00 CEST 2018Press Release

The grid order for the 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA) is now set; after three qualifying sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, the two BMW M8 GTEs are starting their first races at the legendary “Circuit de la Sarthe” from 12th and 13th positions in the GTE Pro class.

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Spectacular guest start at Misano: World star Alessandro Zanardi to contest his DTM home event in the BMW M4 DTM.

Wed Jun 06 10:53:57 CEST 2018Press Release

BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) returns to the cockpit of a race car: at the DTM races at Misano, Italy (25th/26th August), the 51-year-old will make a guest appearance in a BMW M4 DTM. The BMW M Motorsport engineers, who have worked with Zanardi in the past, are currently collaborating with him on the development of a system to modify the BMW M4 DTM to suit his needs.

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BMW makes its return to Le Mans as the BMW M8 GTE completes the official test day.

Sun Jun 03 22:35:00 CEST 2018Press Release

BMW has returned to the world-famous Circuit de la Sarthe in France, where the pair of BMW Team MTEK M8 GTEs have successfully completed testing for the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans. On Sunday’s one-day test, the number 81 and 82 cars covered a total of 1,200 kilometres to run through the team’s extensive pre-event preparation plan.

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