Mini Action Day Supported by Mini Sport Marks 25th Anniversary With Sensational 2017 Show

Cara Jackson - 14/07/2017

Hard as it might be to believe, Mini Action Day will celebrate its 25th birthday this year, with the original show having taken place on the 26th of September 1992! The event has since grown year upon year, in the process becoming one of the most popular events on the bulging Mini show calendar, and the only one that can boast a roster of track …

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Mini Sport Mini Cup Crew Profiles: Clive King

Cara Jackson - 05/07/2017

Continuing to introduce you to the drivers and co-drivers in our 2017 Mini Sport Mini Cup, and following on from Andy Walkingshaw,  Ray Cunningham, Louise Thomas, Rhodri Owen Roberts, Jim Brindle and Andrew O’Hanlon, we have Clive King! Clive King is probably one of the more well-known drivers competing in our Championship, and with good reason… Having over 30 years rallying experience behind him, Clive has won the cup a whopping 4 times! …

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Mini Sport Mini Cup Review: Garth Tyre and Auto Services Midsummer Stages

Cara Jackson - 05/07/2017

On Sunday the 2nd July, the Mini Sport Mini Cup Championship entered it’s fourth round of the season at Caerwent, Monmouthshire for the Garth Tyre and Auto Services MidSummer stages. As competition gets tough following Ray Cunningham/Jared Gill’s win at Dixies Historic Challenge, we were certainly expecting some great performances from these year’s competitors on the well-known MOD venue. The first stage turned out to be truly challenging …

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Mini Sport at Gurston Hill Climb’s 50th Anniversary

Cara Jackson - 22/06/2017

  This weekend saw Mini Sport’s very own Richard Wood set a new class record at Gurston Hill Climb’s 50th Anniversary! This Mini Sport Yamaha powered Mini has recently undergone a lot of changes with the help of Mini Sport Workshop Technician Michael Anderson and Mini Sport Engineering Director Daniel Harper, including using the new Mini Sport split rim wheels! With more improvements to come, …

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Mini Sport Mini Cup Crew Profiles: Andrew O’Hanlon

Cara Jackson - 15/06/2017

Continuing to introduce you to the drivers and co-drivers in our 2017 Mini Sport Mini Cup, and following on from Andy Walkingshaw,  Ray Cunningham, Louise Thomas, Rhodri Owen Roberts and Jim Brindle, we have Andrew O’Hanlon! Andrew has been rallying Classics since the mid 1970’s, having had a brief stint with more modern cars in the 1990’s… However Andrew returned to Classic Minis in 2007 and hasn’t looked back …

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Beaulieu 2017: A great day out for Mini Sport!

Cara Jackson - 12/06/2017

Last Sunday, the Mini Sport team travelled to Beaulieu for another year of the Mini Cooper Register, ‘National Mini Day’. As always, the Mini Cooper Register put on a fantastic event – another summer highlight for Mini Sport and our guests.  This year we were joined once more by Mini Legend, Paddy Hopkirk who joined us at our stand for meets & greets and signings, …

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Mini Sport Mini Cup Crew Profiles: Jim Brindle

Cara Jackson - 09/06/2017

Continuing to introduce you to the drivers and co-drivers in our 2017 Mini Sport Mini Cup, and following on from Andy Walkingshaw,  Ray Cunningham, Louise Thomas, and Rhodri Owen Roberts… We have Jim Brindle! Jim has been rallying now for over 30 years, and has become a regular face on the Mini Sport Mini Cup! In fact, this time last year Jim was one of the front runners …

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Mini Sport’s IMM Ireland 2017 Highlights

Cara Jackson - 02/06/2017

Last week saw one of the Mini Calendar’s most anticipated annual events – The International Mini Meet! IMM Ireland 2017 didn’t disappoint, set in the picturesque grounds of Westport House, one of Ireland’s best loved heritage attractions in the Georgian town of Westport, on Ireland’s west coast, this was the perfect backdrop for all the IMM festivities. Once again, Mini Sport were supporting the Mini Clubs …

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Mini Sport Mini Cup Crew Profiles: Rhodri Owen Roberts

Cara Jackson - 02/06/2017

Continuing to introduce you to the drivers and co-drivers in our 2017 Mini Sport Mini Cup, and following on from Andy Walkingshaw,  Ray Cunningham and Louise Thomas, we have Welsh driver Rhodri Owen Roberts! This is Rhodri’s third year competing in the Mini Sport Mini Cup, having competed in roughly ten to fifteen rallies – even winning the J D Romain Road Rally back in 2015! Some …

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