For MINI owners from all over the world, all roads led to France today, or more specifically Le Castellet and the Paul Ricard circuit for MINI United 2012.

A festival for the iconic brand, Minis and MINIs made the pilgrimage from as far afield as Russia.

On top of the amazing selection of Issigonis's and BMW's finest, there was also live music from bands such as Gossip, Iggy And The Stooges and Martin Solveig.

Racing more your thing? Not a problem, as there was action from the European MINI Challenge and plenty of club displays to make new MINI friends from all over the world.

On top of some great Minis and MINIs, 38 degree heat made it hot work for owners and enthusiasts alike.

Check out our massive gallery of the today's action: