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MARK POMBO PILOTS #59 “STEP” MINI JCW TO TWO SECOND PLACE FINISHES IN FIRST RACE WEEKEND OF 2019 SRO TC AMERICA RACE SERIES

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  March 8, 2019. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team proudly congratulated Mark Pombo today for guiding the factory-supported #59 "STEP" MINI JCW to two podium finishes in the first race weekend of the 2019 SRO TC America race series (TC America) at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) just outside of Austin, Texas.

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MINI John Cooper Works Team to Enter 2019 SRO TC America Race Series

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  January 31, 2019. MINI USA proudly announced today that the MINI John Cooper Works Team (MINI JCW Team) will enter the 2019 SRO TC America race series (TC America).

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Dakar Rally 2019 – Second place for Nani Roma

Munich, Germany,  January 17, 2019. Dakar 2019 has finished after the tenth and final stage that saw yet another strong performance from the MINI crews.

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Dakar Rally 2019 – Stage 09, Pisco - Pisco

Munich, Germany,  January 16, 2019. The Spanish duo of Joan ‘Nani’ Roma and co-driver Alex Haro put in another strong performance throughout Stage 9. 

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Dakar Rally 2019 – Stage 08, San Juan de Marcona - Pisco

Munich, Germany,  January 16, 2019. Stage 8 (15th January) was also known as ‘Super Ica’ for two reasons: 1) the route covered sections of the Ica desert, and 2) the start was a ‘super send-off’ that saw the top ten cars and motorcycles and top five trucks from Stage 7 start the 359 km Special Stage together.

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Dakar Rally 2019 – Stage 07, San Juan de Marcona - San Juan de Marcona

Munich, Germany,  January 14, 2019. MINI crews at Dakar 2019 achieved a stunning victory in today’s Stage 7 by taking all three top spots after a close race that ended with just 9min 28sec separating the winner and third place.

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Dakar Rally 2019 – Stage 06, Arequipa - San Juan de Marcona

Munich, Germany,  January 13, 2019.  Dakar 2019 resumed on Sunday 13th January after an official rest day, Stage 6 of 10 was an 810 km race of which 309 km were Special Stage, where competitors race against the clock. 

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Day 6: The official rest day and halfway point of Dakar 2019.

Munich, Germany,  January 12, 2019. At the end of Stage 5, the halfway point of Dakar 2019, Stéphane Peterhansel (FRA) and co-driver David Castera (FRA) in a MINI John Cooper Works Buggy finished in fourth to maintain second place in the overall rankings. 

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Dakar Rally 2019- Stage 03, San Juan de Marcona - Arequipa

Munich, Germany,  January 9, 2019. Stéphane Peterhansel (FRA) and co-driver David Castera (FRA) put in a stunning drive today that ended with them winning Stage 3. Today’s result now places the French duo and their MINI John Cooper Works Buggy third overall in the general ranking.
 

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Dakar Rally 2019-  Stage 02, Pisco - San Juan de Marcona

Munich, Germany,  January 8, 2019. Following on from yesterday’s short Stage 1, with just 84 km of off-road Special Stage, today’s Stage 2 was the first of the long distance races with a combination of 211 km liaison route and a tough 342 km Special Stage.
 

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