Mini: Taking on the WRC establishment with style

Mini: Taking on the WRC establishment with style

Dani Sordo's stunning drive in Germany last weekend gave the new Mini squad its maiden podium finish on only its third World Rally Championship outing. David Evans assesses where the Prodrive-run team sits in the pecking order right now

Having arrived with a car that looked entirely incongruous and sounded slightly odd, Mini made its mark on the World Rally Championship early.

Now, three rallies old, the Mini WRC is a player. And a podium player at that.

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