MINI United Live Blog (Day 1)


Look for updates on MotoringFile.com and via twitter at twitter.com/Motoringfile.

(latest updates are at the top)

@whiteroofradio on Twitter: “Iggy Pop is performing”

@gbridger on Twitter: “Iggy Pop MINI”

  • There will be no JCW dealer engine kit or suspension for the R60.
  • Countryman accessory matte black trim: coming soon. http://t.co/5CzhOOPP
  • The ultimate roadster? A JCW with every accessory. http://t.co/Ky7RlLJM
  • Shopping at MINI United #MINIunited http://t.co/nR5W2RCK
  • The 2013 JCW GP is behind this door. Check back tomorrow morning (French time) for full photos. http://t.co/BvFCqQOp
  • Paul Ricard Circuit http://t.co/OLdLR4js
  • MINI United is Here http://t.co/tE7zVbdJ


Written By: Gabe

  • Martin17

    What time is the R56 GP going to be revealed?

    • http://BimmerFile.com Gabriel Bridger

      Tomorrow morning.

      via mobile

  • JonPD

    How is the turn out looking so far?  

    • http://BimmerFile.com Gabriel Bridger

      Good but it’s hard to say BECAUSE THE PLACE IS FREAKING HUGE.

      via mobile

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XPDGKTGQHY5LNYPWP5BNS3YIJY theguyfromthehamburgertrain

    How long of a drive was it to get there?

  • Aurel

    any reason for the US Flag on the Menu? :)  

    • Jason Parry

      Probably because it’s the american English version

    • http://BimmerFile.com Gabriel Bridger

      Special dinner for anyone who came from the US.

      • Aurel

         Cheeseburgers? ;)

  • Bob Hayhurst

    Can’t wait to see the GP and specs; looking for some great pictures. Is there any time on the track??

  • RKCA1

    “There will be no JCW dealer engine kit or suspension for the R60″

    Well that’s a big disappointment. I guess I will be selling my MINI in the next few years.

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