HRCR Clubman Championship: Round 3 Results

Casey Shaw - 15/04/2015

This weekend saw Mini Sport sponsored driver Steve Entwistle and his infamous ‘Orangebox’ compete once more in another round of the HRCR’s Clubman Championship. The Ilkley Jubilee Historic Rally took place on Sunday 12th April and made up the third round of the prestigious, historic Championship. The Ilkley Jubilee Historic Rally is registered as part of three different Championships, to which Steve and co-driver Ali …

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Happy Birthday Paddy Hopkirk!

Casey Shaw - 14/04/2015
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In celebration of Paddy Hopkirk’s Birthday we collected a montage of some of our favourite photos of the Mini Legend. Plus! Join the party with 10% off Paddy Hopkirk Mini at Mini Sport using the code: PADDY10. Expires Wednesday 15th April. Now all together, hip-hip..hoooray!                    

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The Orangebox – 55 Years in Competition.

Casey Shaw - 10/04/2015

Steve Entwistle is not only an acclaimed Mechanic, Rally Driver and Mini Sport regular but a serious contender in the historic rally scene with an impressive 24-year back catalogue of accomplishments in a range of highly-competitive Rally Championships. Supported by Mini Sport, Steve is currently amidst his second attempt at the HRCR Clubman Championship, preparing this week for the third round at the Ilkley Jubilee Historic …

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HRCR Old Stager: Rally North Wales Results

Casey Shaw - 04/04/2015

Last weekend saw the HRCR Mintex ‘Old Stager’ Championship 2015 commenced, this year incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Challenge Cup for the first time. The first round was based at Rally North Wales and saw 24 Championship Competitors set off from the Rally North Wales start venue of the Ford and Suzuki dealership of Gywndaff Evans, where the Rally HQ was situated throughout the day. …

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Sunshine at The Cooper Mini Day!

Casey Shaw - 02/04/2015

So last Saturday, on the 28th March 2015 the highly anticipated ‘Cooper Mini Day’ at Mini Sport arrived. As the debut of the ‘Cooper Mini day’ we felt overwhelmed by the fantastic response from Mini enthusiasts across the country and despite terrible weather and lashings of rain, we received a brilliant turn-out of people excited to see the exhibition of Mini’s, explore Mini Sport, take …

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HRCR Mintex ‘Old STAGER’ Championship 2015 incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Cup: Round One Rally North Wales

Casey Shaw - 24/03/2015

As the HRCR Mintex ‘Old STAGER’ Championship 2015 incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Cup begins the crews head to Wales to compete in the first round of the Rally North Wales, this will be followed by five additional rounds across the forthcoming season, which will include the Dixies Historic Challenge, the Red Dragon IT Stages, the Sweet Lamb Historic Rally, the Isle of Man Rally and eventually …

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Product Potential: Mini Sport Quickshift Gear Lever Kit

Casey Shaw - 20/03/2015
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Third in the instalment of ‘Product Potential’ which explores a range of products with emphasis on their benefits comes the Mini Sport ‘Quickshift’ gear lever kit. The Mini Sport ‘Quickshift’ gear lever kit is available for both rod change and remote change gearboxes; which can be installed simply by a competent enthusiast in just 30 minutes. The ‘Quickshift’ gear lever kit is a must-have addition …

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Cooper 500 S Demonstrator

Casey Shaw - 20/03/2015

Let us introduce you to the Mini Sport, Cooper 500 S demonstrator! Homed at Mini Sport, the Cooper 500 model has gained recognition as one of the final models built by Rover before production ceased in 2000. It has been suggested that the classic shape and styling of the Cooper 500 encapsulated the iconic character of the 60’s mini with contemporary edges in the interior …

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Nice one Cyril! NCK for Throwback Thursday.

Casey Shaw - 19/03/2015

As a ‘Throwback Thursday’ this week, I thought it was time for a notable look at the legendary NCK – the prestigious Road Rally car to be exhibited on the 28th of March at our Mini Sport ‘Cooper Mini Day’. Cyril Bolton’s NCK has been regarded my enthusiasts as the ‘Ultimate Road Rally’. A unique example of a Rally Mini, which poses some unconventional modifications …

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