The History Of The Mini Cooper
A history of the Mini Cooper.
Re-Launching The ‘Cooper Car Company’ In Association With Mini Sport
Did you know that The Cooper Car Company has been re-launched in association with Mini Sport?
The Legends Behind The Success of The Mini Cooper
The Mini Cooper has long-established itself as an icon of British motoring innovation, read our blog to find out about the legends who helped establish it!
1965 - Mini Cooper Works Team wins in Circuit Racing
John (Smokey) Rhodes joined Cooper's and became a legend with his unique tyre sliding, sideways driving style hence the nickname 'Smokey'.
1959 - Cooper Cars win Consecutive Formula 1 Championships
The best, however, was still to come. Under John's expert team direction, the Cooper Car Company won consecutive Formula 1
1946 - Birth of the Super Car
John left school at the age of 15 to become an apprentice toolmaker. After RAF service as an instrument maker during the latter stages of the Second World War, John was eager to pursue his passion for cars.