News : Controversy over mini-Minis at Olympic athletics

MINIs are proving useful at London 2012... but...

By Eurosport | London Spy Fans at the Olympics have been chuckling at the sight of the miniature radio-controlled Minis which are being used to help out officials at the athletics. The cars have been used to return javelins, discuses and hammers to competitors in the field events at London 2012, saving time and effort […]

News : Scale MINI is an unlikely Olympics star


Keith Adams More observant readers will have seen the MINI-me remote control cars scurrying around the infield of the Olympic stadium in London. They’ve been developed especially to ferry javelins, discuses, hammers and shots back from the field to the throwing area, saving valuable time during competition. They’ve also been spotted ‘unofficially’ racing after hours… […]

News : MINI 2012 edition launched


MINI, official partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB, has unveiled its new London 2012 special, limited edition models to celebrate the monumental London 2012 Olympic Games. There will be just 2012 of these special edition models built, which are available in Cooper, Cooper D, Cooper S and Cooper SD trims and come in the Union […]