CRX89B - 2012 RMCH Pt1 - Preparation and run down to Reims

In car video and other photos from CRX890B Austin Mini Cooper S #288 on the 2012 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique. Alastair Vines co-piloted by Peter Moss and supported by Nigel Chetwynd and Simon Wheatcroft, with sponsorship from Mini Spares Ltd, swept to victory by winning the Class for 1962 - 65 cars up to 1300cc, and in the same stroke became the leading British entrant. This years rally stands out for being the toughest in the 15 years of the recent historique series, with very heavy snowfall paralysing much of France from Champagnole all the way to Monte Carlo itself.

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CRX89B - 2012 RMCH Part 2 - Concentration Leg
CRX89B Austin Mini Cooper S in car video from the 2012 RMCH. Part 2 covers the Concentration Run from Reims on the overnight run down to Monte Carlo through one of the worst snow storms encountered by the rally in recent times.





CRX89B - 2012 RMCH Pt3 - Classification Leg
CRX89B Austin Mini Cooper S 1964 on the 2012 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique. Part 3 covers the early part of the Classification Leg, a 530Km jaunt up country from Monaco to Valence, encompassing 4 Regularity stages en route. In this video there is some great in car footage of the Monaco start, the climb up through the mountains, and the bulk of ZR2, the first Regularity stage of the day. The snow is fresh and deep in parts; the sun is shining; the roads are icy - it all makes for some great slippery entertainment.





CRX89B - 2012 RMCH Pt4 - Classification Leg Cont'd. - Monaco to Valence
CRX89B Austin Mini Cooper S 1964 on the 2012 Rallye Monte Carlo Historique. Part 4 contains some entertaining footage following another competitor down a very snowy mountain road after ZR2 toward Castellane; a high speed thrash up he Route Napoleon out of Castallane; and a very icy ZR3 over the Col d'Espreaux.





An Incredible Mk2 Mini Cooper S Rally Works Replica Fully Road Legal and Ready to Enjoy - SOLD!
SOLD - SIMILAR REQUIRED CALL 01733 425140 An incredible Mk2 Mini Cooper S Rally Works Replica fully road legal and ready to enjoy. EQUIPMENT Group two wheel arches with stainless trim, Works Replica front rubber splash guards, Monte Carlo Sump guard, chrome racing lockable petrol cap, adjustable uprated suspension, magnetic exterior door plates, quick release bonnet and boot straps, two period Lucas spot lamps and two period Lucas fog lamps, Cooper S Rally replica brown leather bonnet strap, Cooper Mk2 badging, BMC Rosettes to wings, boot mounted reversing lamp, Cobra Classic Mini Racing seats, 3 point Securon harness, Paddy Hopkirk accelerator pedal extension, Butlers navigator light to passenger side door, panel mounted fuse box, rear parcel shelf mounted wheel brace, passenger door map pocket, alloy door accessories, auxiliary power socket, Lucus 7000rpm rev gauge, air horns. EXTERIOR This amazing Mini Cooper S Rally Works Replica is repainted in iconic Works colours of Red with an Old English White roof. Many period features such as the spot lamps, leather bonnet strap, boot mounted reversing lamp and BMC Rosettes have been lovingly recreated to offer an authentic look. The paint is shiny, bright and uniform but is purposely rally detailed and not mirror gloss showroom. There are minor blemishes but the vehicle is structurally perfect with no rust and it causes a brilliant response from all that see it! INTERIOR This interior will appeal to enthusiastic fun loving driver wanting to experience rally like driving from the cockpit. From the moment you settle into the Cobra Racing seats a fascinating set of controls, gauges and switches greet you as per the original works cars and importantly all function and serve a purpose. The passenger even has a Butlers Navigator light and door mounted map pockets! For those wanting creature comforts a new Mini Deluxe eight piece red carpet set has been fitted and the heater is still connected. A Safety Devices rear roll cage in lieu of rear seats has been fitted. This is no normal Mini and is a sure crowd pleaser! ENGINE & TRANSMISSION A reliable 1275 A+ engine provides the basis of this awesome package. Invoices provide evidence of the many new and uprated components used to build this wonderful creation. A 40 DCOE Weber performance carburettor on a swan neck manifold provides a crisp induction note and exits through a Mini Sport Rally Exhaust system with a twin box centre exit. The noise is simply intoxicating addictive! An MG Metro gearbox with straight cut drop gears with a 3.1 differential and molly coated uprated differential pin gives phenomenal short shifts and recreates the Rally experience. An Uprated AP racing bonded solid road/rally clutch plate enables the continued fun use of the increased power. Awesome! WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES Light weight 5X10" GB Gold Alloy wheels shod with new Yokohama Advan 32R road rally tyres. Phenomenal braking power is provided by front 7.5" Mini Cooper S set-up with drilled Tarox and EBC fast road pads and rear drums. Aeroquip stainless hoses throughout with a brake bias valve adjusted from the cabin. HISTORY FILE A huge file with eye watering invoices from Mini Sport Ltd and Mini Spares go some way in revealing the vast expense and attention to detail lavished on this unique vehicle. This alone highlights the total cost of the project far exceeds the asking price! Based on a sound Mini 1000 City E the project commenced in November 2007 and the vehicle was transformed over a period of five years into a beautiful Works Replica. The owner, a Skoda Master Technician, enjoyed the project immensely and would be honoured to hear from the new owner should they wish to contact him. The V5 has been amended with the correct engine numbers. A truly unique vehicle waiting to be presented to a privileged and lucky new owner wanting a very exciting Mini experience! The vehicle has an Approved Used Car Check Certificate and is HPI Clear. Thinking of selling? Our proven commission sale or SOR (Sale or Return) program is a great way to utilise and access our professional services and facilities while still maximising the return from your vehicle with minimal hassle, stress and time, If you’d like to take advantage of this then please get in touch for further information. Alternatively If you’d like to move your vehicle on quickly and efficiently with minimal delay then we can make an offer on an outright purchase basis with payment and collection arranged soon after.




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