Mini’s brand new Cooper Coupe may be splitting opinions but there is no doubting that it is the sportiest model of the line-up. Mini became world famous with the original Cooper taking on the giants of rallying to win multiple victories. So where is this cars racing credentials? Well Mini are packing it off to earn its racing stripes this weekend.
The 24 hours of the Nürburgring to many drivers is one of the toughest races they can endure. The 14.2 mile lap of the “green hell” is more than a match for most but to do it for this period of time is a real challenge. This John Cooper Works racer will enter the race in front of over 250,000 spectators with a hunger for motorsport. 247BHP and 243lb-ft of torque are all in aid of getting this little car top the top of its class.