Kleinschmidt’s unexpected return to racing with CUPRA

The 58-year-old Kleinschmidt made off-road racing history when she triumphed on the Dakar 20 years ago, alongside Andreas Schulz. The first and to-date only female winner of the world’s toughest rally continued to compete until 2007, but in 2016 she came close to completing her comeback as part of MINI’s zebra buggy project.
Until last weekend, Kleinschmidt had not been back in a car in …Keep reading