Probably the Best Mini Event on the Calendar….

Cara Jackson - 20/09/2016

  The annual Mini Action Day sponsored by Mini Sport took place this weekend, and what a fantastic day we had. There was plenty of amazing Mini’s of all varieties, track action, and competitions. Our Mini Sport stand was packed with just about everything you could possibly want for your Mini and an eclectic collection of 18 beautiful Mini’s, from the Mini Cooper Register, and …

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Winning Through 5 Decades – It’s More Than a Habit, It’s a Way of Life at Mini Sport

Cara Jackson - 20/09/2016

  Mini Sport’s very own Daniel Harper and Chris Campbell competed at the Rally Isle of Man this weekend, the car ran faultlessly all weekend, with both crew members working well together putting pressure on keeping their little car in a fabulous position placing 1st in class and 2nd overall in National! Super results leading the Manx rally – once again, winning with Mini Sport! …

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Final Stages of the Mini Sport Mini Cup – Rally Isle of Man

Cara Jackson - 20/09/2016

  There was plenty of action, excitement and upsets this weekend for the final stages of the Mini Sport Mini Cup at the Rally Isle of Man. With the two Irish drivers, Ray Cunningham and Colin McDowell, coming over there was expected to be a battle between Ray, Adrian Kermode and Mini Sport sponsored driver Clive King, however it was to be Colin McDowell who …

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HRCR launches the Mini Sport Junior Mini Cup!

Cara Jackson - 13/09/2016

The HRCR is launching a new initiative for 2017 to run within the HRCR old Stager Asphalt Championship and alongside the current Mini Sport supported Mini Cup.. The Mini Sport Junior Mini Cup will be run as a class within the HRCR old Stager Championship aimed at encouraging young people into historic rallying. Whilst drivers must be under 25 years of age to be eligible …

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Preview: Isle of Man – The Final Stage of the Mini Sport Mini Cup

Cara Jackson - 09/09/2016

  The final and deciding rounds of the ‘Mini Sport Mini Cup’ and the HRCR’s Old Stager Championship take place in the Isle of Man next weekend and the competition is beginning to heat up! Mini Sport sponsored driver Clive King and navigator Anton Bird will be vying for the top spot in a Austin Cooper S battling it out against Peter Horsburgh. Adrian Kermode has been in …

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Paddy Hopkirk Launches the 2016 Rally of the Tests – Press Day

Cara Jackson - 09/09/2016

  Yesterday saw the press day for the 2016 RAC Rally of the Tests in Oxfordshire, ahead of the rally that takes place between the 3rd – 6th of November, retaining its traditional and authentic format, in a series of challenging routes running between Bournemouth – Bristol – Stoke – Chester. Paddy Hopkirk attended the press day with two of his Minis which are amongst the …

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Big Bangs and Hard Day on the Brakes

Cara Jackson - 11/08/2016

HRCR Mintex ‘old STAGER’ Asphalt Stage Rally Championship 2016 incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Cup. The Carfax Stages run by Oxford Motor Club took place on Saturday 6th August at Throckmorton Airfield nr Pershore. Paul and Jemma Taylor took a late entry taking the total numbers of minis taking part in the event to twelve.  The weather gradually grew hotter and hotter throughout the day …

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Paddy Hopkirk Awarded MBE

Cara Jackson - 12/07/2016

As we entered 2016, we were overjoyed by the news that our good friend & Mini legend, Paddy Hopkirk had made the new years honour list. It has now been confirmed that Paddy will be awarded his MBE on Tuesday the 12th of July, which has been granted in celebration of Paddy’s lifetime achievements and dedication to motoring. Paddy’s 1964 success on the challenging stages …

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