40 years ago Paddy Hopkirk and his co-driver Henry Liddon, to the astonishment of the entire racing community, won the famous Monte Carlo rally in a Mini Cooper S. To commemorate this amazing achievment MINI is both releasing a limited edition MINI Cooper S (US only) and has chronicled this win at their international home MINI.com.

You can check out the history of the event now at MINI.com and you can check out the limited edition MINI right here February 4th around 8pm.