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      01-07-2012, 11:28 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by ralhou View Post
Looks like Mini has now committed for 2012, but with apparently little or no funding from BMW, since only one factory driver will be run full time by the team. Not good news for Prodrive or Kris Meeke.

On a more positive note, it appears that Eurosport will be stepping in to take over TV coverage and promotion of the WRC, with the FIA having cancelled the North One contract due to the Antonov mess. Good news, but certainly the WRC could have done without all this negative publicity.
I preferred the ONEHD coverage with Paul King.

I heard Mini might only participate in 7 rallies, 5 Europe and 2 long hauls. God i hope this is not true. This whole fiasco is hurting both Mini and BMW's image.