MINI ALL4 Racing to contest during a Hungarian Baja, 11-14th Aug – turn 6 of a 2016 FIA Cross Country World Cup.

Posted on 11. Aug, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Press release

10 Aug 2016


MINI ALL4 Racing to contest during a Hungarian Baja, 11-14th
Aug – turn 6 of a 2016 FIA Cross Country World Cup.


Three MINI ALL4 Racing to commence a longstanding Hungarian Baja
with drivers Mikko Hirvonen (FIN), Bryce Menzies (USA) and Erik van
Loon (NDL).


Munich. Now in a 16th year, a Hungarian Baja is a
proven and really renouned competition to underline on a FIA Cross Country World
Cup calendar. The movement for this 4 day eventuality starts on Thursday
11th Aug and concludes Sunday 14th August.


The Hungarian Baja will start once again in a domain of Veszprém
city with regulatory executive checks and scrutineering of all
competing vehicles. Racing gets underway on a dusk of Friday
(12th), when competitors arrange during Óváros Square before creation their
approach to a start of Stage 1 and a Super Special Stage (SSS) – an
opposite a time competition comprising of fantastic movement over a
specifically devised 10.3 km circuit.


The finish formula of a SSS will establish a competition sequence for Stage 2
(Saturday 13th) and a start of Special Stages 2 and3. Sunday (Stage
4) will see a final kilometres of this 675 km eventuality reveal to produce
a winning aspirant on a foothills of Bakony.


Three MINI ALL4 Racing are to contest during a Hungarian Baja. In MINI
ALL4 Racing (race number: #1) is Bryce Menzies (USA) with co-driver
and associate American Peter Mortensen. Once again Menzies is reunited
with his MINI ALL4 Racing to net serve long-distance cross-country
convene knowledge with this iconic car.


Also underneath a ensign of X-raid Team is associate (#2) MINI ALL4 Racing
organisation Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) and co-driver Michel Périn (FRA). Hirvonen
is also looking brazen to his time in Hungary and will be pushing
tough – not quite for a win though also for serve contrast and
growth of a MINI ALL4 Racing.


After a brief break, a Dutch pairing of Erik outpost Loon and Wouter
Rosegaar are also behind in a thick of cross-country convene in a MINI
ALL4 Racing (#5). These dual Dakar Rally and dried convene regulars are
a voice of knowledge opposite sundry conditions and their testing
submit is really most respected.


The rolling landscape of rocks, streams, jumps, sand and hard
packaged turf of a Hungarian Baja will infer to be a serious testbed
for all competitors – a unfolding relished by a MINI ALL4 racing
crews, though generally a gifted use and growth team
within a X-raid camp. All technical eyes are now focussing on the
2017 Dakar Rally, where a matrimony of trustworthiness and opening is
a vital pivotal to success.


For serve information about a Hungarian Rally, greatfully visit: Hungarian Baja 2016


Hungarian Baja
: MINI ALL4 Racing line up



Race calendar: 2016 FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies.


19/02 – 22/02 Baja Russia
02/04 – 7/04 Abu Dhabi Desert
17/04 – 22/04 Sealine Cross-Country Rally Qatar
23/06 – 26/06 Italian Baja
22/07 – 24/07 Baja Aragón
– 14/08 HunGarian Baja

25/08 – 28/08 Baja Poland

03/10 – 08/10 Rallye Oilibya du Maroc
21/10 – 23/10 Baja
Portalegre 500


Find reports, photos and videos in high fortitude of prior MINI
ALL4 Racing activity on a BMW Media Website by clicking here.

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