MINI - Reflecting on a Most Memorable Career with Stuart Turner
By Motoring Classics - September 21, 2016
Mini - The (Almost) Full Monte
The men from Mars might presume the English Channel was created to keep the French and British apart. However, it has never prevented us warring, and this is the 50th anniversary of one of the most notorious motorsport clashes between the two nations – the disqualification that denied the Mini its rightful four consecutive Monte Carlo Rally victories (1964-1967 inc.). The fracas didn’t prevent it becoming one of the most successful rally cars of all time though, and here we reflect on its memorable career with the assistance of the man that masterminded it – Stuart Turner.