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Guerlain Chicherit and Mini perform world’s first backflip in a car


34-year-old extreme sportsman, freestyle skier and rally driver Guerlain Chicherit did the world's first backflip in a car with the Mini Countryman. At the winter sports resort of Tignes in his native France, Chicherit proved not only snowboarders can do backflips, but cars can do it as well. Chicherit pulled off the first such manoeuvre ever performed in a car using a ...
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Peterhansel enters Dakar Rally’s record books with five car wins
Stephane Peterhansel said his two consecutive victories in the Dakar Rally are „incredible” following his record-breaking win. It was his 11th victory in the fearsome rally. The Frenchman is the first ...
Peterhansel wins Dakar Rally, Mini takes 1st, 3rd and 4th
Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel won the Dakar Rally for the 11th time in his career, although he finished 10th the final stage of the competition on Saturday. The Dakar legend didn't need ...
DAKAR 2013: Peterhansel wins 7th stage, increases lead to over 3 minutes
Stephane Peterhansel increased his Dakar Rally lead to over three minutes after winning the seventh stage of the competition on Friday. Main rival Nasser Al-Attiyah, who had closed to within 1 ...
DAKAR 2013: Al-Attiyah wins 6th stage and closes on Peterhansel, Sainz retires
Nasser Al-Attiyah won Thursday's sixth stage of the Dakar Rally and managed to reduce the gap to overall leader Stephane Peterhansel to just over a minute. Team Qatar Red Bull's driver, ...
DAKAR 2013: Peterhansel extends overall lead to 10 minutes after stage five
Stephane Peterhansel increased his lead in the Dakar rally to nearly 10 minutes after finishing second on Wednesday's fifth stage. The Frenchman benefitted from closest rival Nasser Al-Attiyah's problems, as the ...
DAKAR 2013: Al-Attiyah wins 4th stage, cuts Peterhansel’s overall lead
Nasser Al-Attiyah reduced Stephane Peterhansel's Dakar Rally lead to just over five minutes by being the fastest on the event's fourth stage on Tuesday. The Qatari driver started the day second ...
DAKAR 2013: Sainz falls to 10th place overall following navigation and electrical problems
Red Bull driver Carlos Sainz has fallen to 10th in the Dakar Rally standings after organisers cancelled their decision to award him time back on Sunday's stage. The Spaniard had lost ...
MINI Countryman with off-road package going to Dakar
A very special MINI Countryman with an off-road design package will head to the 2013 Dakar Rally in order to support the X-Raid Team during the competition. MINI may have dropped ...
MINI Countryman won 2012 Dakar
The 2012 edition of the popular Dakar rally has been won by a heavily modified version of the MINI Countryman All4, made by the German tuning company X-Raid. A heavily modified ...

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