From Zero-to-Hero: Mini Cooper S Restoration

Cara Jackson - 27/02/2017

Back in March, we were tasked with a restoration on quite a special Mini indeed… Alex Munday’s 1996 John Cooper Works Mini Cooper S, an original from the John Cooper Garages, production number 79, and allegedly previously owned by British rally driver, Alistair McRae! When following his life-long love of Mini’s Alex purchased this Cooper for family adventures, it came as a devastating blow when he brought it …

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Mini Sport Mini Cup Test Day

Cara Jackson - 27/02/2017

This weekend saw the  Mini Sport Mini Cup test day at Curborough Sprint Course, Lichfield where the 2017 competitors got the opportunity to break their Minis in ahead of the first round of the cup on the 19th of March. Staying dry and windy for the majority of the day, it was a fantastic day out and the crews all left happily anticipating the AGBO …

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Mini Sport: Official Sponsors of IMM 2017

Cara Jackson - 03/02/2017

Mini Sport are delighted to announce that we are the official sponsors of IMM 2017 Ireland! The IMM 2017 will take place from Thursday 25th May – Monday 29th May 2017 at Westport House Estate, Westport,Co. Mayo. For more information, please see the official IMM website here. Tickets can be purchased here. We can’t wait to see you there!     

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Mini Fair 2017: Thanks from Mini Sport

Cara Jackson - 03/02/2017

So 2017 got off to a great start this year with the annual British Mini Club’s ‘Mini Fair’ proving to be a great success for all who attended. This year marked the 18th anniversary of the well-established show and a great turnout of enthusiasts from across the country ensured that it didn’t disappoint. As one of the dedicated sponsors of Mini Fair and the British Mini …

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IAM RoadSmart – Paddy Hopkirk the Ambassador to Champion Mature Driver Safety

Cara Jackson - 14/12/2016

IAM RoadSmart, or the IAM/Institute of Advanced Motorists as it was formally known, is the UK’s biggest independent road safety charity – having spent more than 60 years making the roads a safer place for all. Whose mission is to make better drivers through the hard work of volunteers and experts, coaching and education is offered to drivers in the hopes of drastically reducing the …

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Manx Rally Championship

Cara Jackson - 18/11/2016

DANIEL Harper and Chris Campbell have been crowned winners of the 2016 Manx Rally Championship. Harper, Engineering Director at Mini Sport, Padiham, produced a storming drive on the final round, the Pokerstars Rally, winning the two-day event outright to claim the title. And the result made it four in a row for the pair, who scored maximum points on all the championship rounds in their …

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