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MINI USA AND THE MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS RACE TEAM TO RUN FIVE CARS AT SEBRING FOLLOWING SWEEP AT ROAD AMERICA.

23.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – September 23, 2022 – For the first time, MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team will run five MINI race cars at Sebring International Raceway for the sixth race weekend of the 2022 SRO TC America series. Team regulars Clay Williams, Cristian Perocarpi and PJ Goenke will be joined by MINI Canada’s Alain Lauziere and MINI JCW team owner Luis Perocarpi, who will get behind the wheel of a LAP Motorsports MINI JCW race car for the ...

 
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World Premiere in Los Angeles: BMW M Motorsport unveils the BMW M Hybrid V8 in its race livery and announces 2023 IMSA Season drivers.

23.09.2022Press Release

Los Angeles…The BMW M Hybrid V8 has arrived in North America and was presented to the public in its racing colors for the first time at a launch event at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles (USA). The first prototype developed by BMW M Motorsport in 25 years, will sport an avant-garde livery which leverages the iconic BMW M colors when it competes in the GTP class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2023. The four core drivers who will take ...

MINI USA CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY IN THE U.S. WITH SPECIAL EDITION.

21.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – September 21, 2022 – MINI USA today announced the launch of the MINI 20 Years Edition, in celebration of the brand’s 20 years in the U.S. The special edition has been produced as a 2023 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door and will arrive at dealers in the U.S. this month with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $36,315 plus an additional $850 for Destination and Handling.

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BMW Motorrad presents Akrapovič rear silencers for the BMW R 18.

20.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 20, 2022…The extensive accessory program from BMW Motorrad for the BMW R 18 is now getting a sonorous boost from new Akrapovič rear silencers. 3.8-inches shorter in length than the two standard rear silencers, the Akrapovič units are made of durable stainless steel, coated in matt black and, together with a silver end cap which can be rotated in 90-degree steps, give the rear end of the R 18 a sportier appearance.

The 2023 BMW ALPINA XB7: The Force of Emotions.

20.09.2022Press Release

Buchloe, Germany – September 20, 2022…Impressive driving dynamics, explosive performance, luxurious comfort. For 2023, the BMW ALPINA XB7 benefits from a host of updates, including a new generation engine, an even sharper, more progressive design, and advancements in driving assistance and connectivity. The new ALPINA 4.4-liter V8 with BMW mild-hybrid technology now produces 630 hp (up 18 hp from the previous generation) and 590 lb-ft of torque, placing ...

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BMW i Ventures Leads Series A Investment in Optical AI Technology Company, Alitheon®

20.09.2022Press Release

Mountain View, Calif. – September 20, 2022… BMW i Ventures announced today a lead investment in a $10M Series A round for Alitheon, an Optical AI technology company. The company’s FeaturePrint® technology quickly and easily digitizes physical objects for irrefutable identification, authentication, and tracing, and eliminates misidentification and misuse of items. BMW i Ventures previously invested in the company’s seed round and is co-leading this round of ...

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Chandler Hull to Record 100th BMW Race Start during SRO Sebring Weekend.

19.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 19, 2022 . . . Chandler Hull will make his 100th start in a BMW racing car during the Sept. 24-25 SRO GT World Challenge America weekend at Sebring International Raceway. Turning 28 years old on Sept. 26th, the young Texan will reach the milestone driving the No. 94 BimmerWorld Racing BMW M4 GT3 in the Pro/Am class with Bill Auberlen. The duo currently stands fourth in the Pro/Am class driver point standings, having scored ...

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Garrett Gerloff joins the BMW Motorrad Motorsport family in 2023.

15.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 15, 2022…BMW Motorrad Motorsport will welcome an addition from the United States of America next year. American Garrett Gerloff will line up as a BMW Motorrad factory rider in the 2023 FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK). The 27-year-old will start for the Bonovo action BMW Racing Team next season.

Climate Technology Startup Platform URBAN-X by MINI Launches Newest Cohort.

15.09.2022Press Release

Brooklyn, NY, September 15, 2022 — URBAN-X, the platform by MINI for climate and urban technology startups, in partnership with leading venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), today announced five new early stage startups that will be participating in its 11th cohort. Selected out of a pool of over 250 applicants from across the globe, these startups are building solutions to combat the world’s climate emergency, with a particular focus on ...

Lifestyle

BMW M Team RLL Finishes Fifth in GTD PRO at VIRginia International Raceway. Paul Miller Racing P3, Turner Motorsport P7 in GTD.

29.08.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 28, 2022 . . . The No. 25 BMW M Team RLL BMW M4 GT3 finished fifth in the GTD PRO class in today’s two-hour-and-forty-minute Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, the result not indicative of the team displaying a much more competitive day than shown in the last few rounds of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Connor De Phillippi and John Edwards completed 86 laps around the beautiful 3.27-mile, 18-turn VIRginia International ...

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BMW M Team RLL BMW M4 GT3 will start Michelin GT Challenge Fourth in GTD PRO at VIRginia International Raceway. P3 for Paul Miller Racing, P7 for Turner Motorsport in GTD.

27.08.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 27, 2022 . . . Connor De Phillippi qualified the No. 25 MOTUL BMW M Team RLL BMW M4 GT3 fourth in the GTD PRO class for tomorrow’s two-hour-and-forty-minute Michelin GT Challenge at VIR race. De Phillippi recorded a 1:44.791- minute lap around the 3.27-mile, 18-turn VIRginia International Raceway circuit. The Californian will share the car tomorrow with John Edwards. The pair stands fifth in GTD PRO class driver point standings ...

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MINI USA CELEBRATES SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF ‘WTF’ DAY ON 63RD BIRTHDAY.

26.08.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J., August 26, 2021 – There are plenty of friendly waves to go around on the road today, as MINI USA celebrates both its 63rd birthday and the second anniversary of National MINI Wave to Friends (WTF) Day. Following its creation in 2021, MINI looks to make WTF Day a fixture in the owner community in order to further solidify the longstanding tradition of waving to fellow MINI drivers on the road.

Lifestyle

Playful cooperation: MINI is sponsor and mobility partner of gamescom for the first time and presents the MINI Concept Aceman with Pokémon Mode.

23.08.2022Press Release

MINI is the new main sponsor of the gamescom merch area as well as the official mobility partner of gamescom and will exclusively present the MINI Concept Aceman with Pokémon Mode at the world's largest games event in Cologne. The most coveted One-Off for MINI fans and gaming enthusiasts is the first result of the collaboration between MINI and Pokémon.

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BMW M Team RLL Heads to Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway.

23.08.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 23, 2022 . . . BMW M Team RLL will race at VIRginia International Raceway, in Alton, Va., this weekend in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, the second GT class-only race of the season after Lime Rock Park and the penultimate event of the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar season. An 18-car GTD and GTD PRO field is entered.

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MINI USA AND THE MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS RACE TEAM SWEEP TC AND TCA CLASSES IN TC AMERCA SERIES AT ROAD AMERICA.

22.08.2022Press Release

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Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 22, 2022 – MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team left nothing on the track, or the podium, this weekend at Road America for the fifth race weekend of the 2022 SRO TC America series. After bringing home two victories last month at Watkins Glen International, the team doubled up and captured four first places finishes and one second place finish at Road America.

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Patrick Cantlay Wins the 2022 BMW Championship at Wilmington Country Club to Become First Repeat Winner.

22.08.2022Press Release

Wilmington, DE – August 21, 2022… BMW congratulates Patrick Cantlay on winning the 2022 BMW Championship today at Wilmington Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware, becoming the first golfer to repeat as tournament champion. The reigning FedExCup winner shot a final-round 69 to finish the week 14-under-par, winning the event by one stroke.

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Golf

Viktor Hovland’s Hole-in-One at the 2022 BMW Championship Results in BMW’s Donation of Full, Four-Year Evans Scholarship in His Name.

21.08.2022Press Release

Wilmington, DE – August 21, 2022… Viktor Hovland recorded a hole-in-one on the final day of play at the 2022 BMW Championship, resulting in BMW’s donation of the sixth BMW Championship Hole-in-One Evans Scholarship. The full, four-year tuition and housing scholarship worth $125,000 will be awarded to an Evans Scholar in Hovland’s name later this year. Hovland aced the par-3 2nd hole on Sunday at Wilmington Country Club in Wilmington, DE with a 6-iron from ...

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MINI USA AND THE MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS RACE TEAM HEAD TO ROAD AMERICA AFTER TWO WINS AT WATKINS GLEN.

19.08.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 19, 2022 – MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team head to Road America in Elkhart, Wis., for the fifth race weekend of the 2022 SRO TC America series. The team hopes to ride the momentum generated by two victories last month at Watkins Glen International, a race weekend in which the team dedicated their performance to the legendary rally driver Paddy Hopkirk, who passed away right before the start of the race weekend, at ...

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