Dan Anderson

Mini 7 Season Review

Dan Anderson - 03/11/2014

Now in its 47th season the Mini Se7en Challenge has been providing great racing at an affordable price. Much has changed since the first ever Formula Mini 7 race in 1966 but the Mini Se7ens still provide great entertainment for driver and spectator alike. Mini Se7ens use a modified 998cc A Series engine and the 650kg Mini can reach 60mph in 6.6 seconds, with a …

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HRCR 2014 Historic Road Rally Championship Review

Dan Anderson - 31/10/2014

Here is Steven Entwisttles review of his season with Bob Hargreaves in his ‘Orange Box’ Mini, powered by a Mini Sport 1293cc Engine. At the beginning of this year a decision was made to compete on the full eleven rounds of the Historic rally car registers Clubman’s rally championship the country’s premier historic road based series with events stretching from the wilds of north Yorkshire …

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That time again… Winter Tyres

Dan Anderson - 31/10/2014

Mini Sport have Winter Tyres in stock yet again! The Yokohama Iceguard Ig30 145/70 R12 and the Nankang SV2 145/70 R12 69T are currently on offer at great prices, however we have limited stock and winter is fast approaching. take a look at our full range of winter Tyres here. The best of the British weather has been and gone and it is likely that the snow will …

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Mull Rally 2014

Dan Anderson - 09/10/2014

Its that time again! The beginning of October always signifies Mini Sports annual pilgrimage to the Isle of Mull to compete in what is renowned as ‘the Worlds toughest Rally’, The Tunnock’s Mull Rally. Now in its 45th year, people have travelled from all over the world to try and master the narrow and undulating roads that this scenic Scottish island has to offer. The …

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Win a chance to be Paddy Hopkirk’s ‘navigator’ at the Kop Hill Climb

Dan Anderson - 16/09/2014

To commemorate Paddy Hopkirk’s 50th anniversary of his 1964 Monte Carlo Rally victory, SKIDZ will be paying tribute to Paddy at the Kop Hill Climb by offering two visitors the chance to take the place of the late Henry Liddon, who won the Monte Carlo rally  with Paddy as his ‘navigator’, as Paddy makes a commemorative run on Kop Hill on Saturday 20th September and …

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Entwistle HRCR Clubman Championship Update

Dan Anderson - 16/09/2014

Here is the latest update on Steven Entwistles progress in the HRCR Clubman Championship, courtesy of Neil Johnson of the Lancashire Telegraph: STEVE Entwistle snatched finish from failure on last weekend’s Vale of Clywd Classic. An accomplished mechanic as well as rally driver, Entwistle used all his spannering skills to keep his Orangebox Mini on the road to claim third in class and 14th overall. Entwistle and navigator Bob Hargreaves were in the …

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33 EJB Replica at Goodwood Revival

Dan Anderson - 11/09/2014

The amazing replica of 33EJB, expertly built by the late Graham McConnell and now owned by paddy Hopkirk himself, will be attending the Goodwood Revival, a three-day festival held each September at Goodwood Circuit since 1998 for the types of road racing cars and motorcycle that would have competed during the circuit’s heyday between 1948 and 1966. The restored circuit is unchanged from its heyday and many visitors wear appropriate period clothing …

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