As part of its track car of the year testing Evo magazine tested a new F56 based MINI JCW Challenge race car. The Challenge car was up against some serious metal with a Radical, Porsche GT4 and Glickenhaus SCG003 among others. How did it do? We won’t give away the ending but suffice to say the heavily revised B48 used every bit of its 275 hp, 295 lb-ft of torque and sequential Quaife transmission to thrill the Evo staff. Oh and it weighs only 2,347 lbs. Sounds like a handful doesn’t it?

Have a look above and then check out the full test here.