Press release


The Windy City skyline provides a dramatic backdrop to the Rise and Shine gathering for the Chicago to Des Moines leg of MINI TAKES THE STATES.

Here, Wayne and Tamara Allen, from Vinegrove, Kentucky, take the opportunity to pose for memorable photograph in front of a specially-wrapped MINI Roadster as beautiful weather once again greeted participants before they headed for Iowa.

Wayne and Tamara joined the rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, in their 2003 MINI Cooper S.