2018 GP?

There was a lot of MINI press this week about a “MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept: Racing without compromise … Inspired by the carmaker’s legendary triumphs in the Monte Carlo Rally exactly 50 years ago, this design study embodies undiluted dynamic flair and the ultimate in driving fun – on both the race track and the road. The concept car picks up the baton from the 2012 MINI John Cooper Works GP and 2006 MINI Cooper S with John Cooper Works GP Kit …”

You can read the press release here and check out a sample of the released photos and concept art, below:


UPDATE: MotoringFile posted an article including link to this video:


UPDATE: another video:

GP owners forum

For many years, I supported a GP owners forum here at GPMINI.net; but with the small amount of GP activity these days, I’ve simplified my support activities by moving the website to WordPress.com, which means there’s no longer any forum.

Elsewhere, there’s a lot of GP owner support on Facebook (here, for example), but if you prefer a true forum there’s a new UK based GP owners forum, that welcomes GP owners worldwide:


Thanks to Colin, for letting me know.


GP Owners

Over the more than ten years since the original GP was launched, I’ve collected a few pictures of car and owner – here they are collected together (by now, many of these owners are wrong, I bet – including me!)