Dakar 2013 Rally Champion Stéphane Peterhansel in South Africa







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: April 10, 2013
Categories: MINI, MINI Racing

Dakar Rally Champion Stéphane Peterhansel makes a special visit to South Africa

Dakar 2013

Midrand. In a surprise visit to South Africa, 2012  and 2013 MINI ALL4 Racing Dakar Rally champion, Stéphane Peterhansel,  attended MINI South Africa’s National launch of the new John Cooper  Works (JCW) GP and John Cooper Works Countryman.

Surprising local  media at Gerotek in Pretoria, Peterhansel showcased skills of speed,  precision and extreme motorsport performance in his Dakar Rally race car.

The launch provided media with an opportunity to experience the  latest MINI JCW models on a route that began at the Radisson Blu  Gautrain Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, and ended at Gerotek, West  of Pretoria.

Stephane Peterhansel

“Media and guests were offered an exclusive opportunity  to witness the dynamic skills of Stéphane Peterhansel from inside his  Dakar Rally race car and review the vehicle in person,” said Guy  Kilfoil, General Manager: Group Communications & Public Affairs of  BMW South Africa.