WRC Team MINI Portugal News

WRC Team MINI Portugal News

13.10.2012: Ciao Means Goodbye But Also Hello... 'Ciao a tutti, 'A flash press release always means important news and I

Ciao Means Goodbye But Also Hello...

'Ciao a tutti,


'It has been a pleasure working with MINI and being their official representative in the WRC this season. However, BMW / MINI will not be continuing in the World Rally Championship as a factory after this 2012 season. This decision is disappointing, but none of us should forget that MINI has achieved some great things since its comeback.


'Of course a highlight for us was Chris Atkinson finishing fifth in Germany on his first ever WRC event with WRC Team MINI Portugal. One thing I can assure you is that it would be a pleasure to work with Atko again on any motorsport project. And let's not also forget the excitement of running Paulo and Porquinho Verde - never a dull moment, that's for sure!


'Our partnership with MINI has been successful and enjoyable both working on the WRC and events like MINI United and Red Bull X Fighters.


'Now we are focused on the future and looking ahead positively to our next challenge.


'As always, we'll keep you updated on what happens next!


'Ciao,

Bruno



Nicoletta Russo , Motorsport Italia and WRC Team MINI Portugal

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13.10.2012 / MaP

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