Mini Sport News

Mini Sport to attend Stanford Hall National Mini Day 2015

Casey Shaw - 02/09/2015

On Sunday the 13th September the Mini Sport Team will be heading to the National Mini Day event, held annually at the picturesque surroundings of Stanford Hall, situated in Leicestershire. This show has been running for over 30 years and attracts Mini fans from across the country to join in the 900 acres of surrounding parkland. The National Mini Show welcomes both classic and new …

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Happy Birthday to the Mini!

Casey Shaw - 27/08/2015

On the 26th August, we celebrated the 56th Birthday of the original Mini. The MK1 Mini was initially launched in the UK on the 26th of August 1959 and its legacy has proved pivotal in the design and development of automobiles and the motorsport industry. Explore the history of one of Britain’s most prominent design icons with us and see how one engineer, managed to …

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Mini Se7ens Adam Smith Makes Headlines at Oulton Park!

Casey Shaw - 21/08/2015

The Mini Se7ens is nearing the end of it’s 47th season with just one more round left at the iconic Silverstone International Race Circuit, commencing on the 19th September. This season has been one of the most challenging yet with our Race Team, Leon Wightman and Adam Smith enduring 12 rounds at some of the country’s most prestigious circuits. Both Leon and Adam have demonstrated …

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Mini Sport Driver Dave Drew Battles it out for Vice Champion in the Finals of Mini Miglia 2015!

Casey Shaw - 21/08/2015

Continuing with our Motor Sport updates as the season comes to a gruelling end for both our Race and Rally teams, we spoke with Mini Miglia driver, Dave Drew who faces the final Miglia round of the season at the prestigious Silverstone International Circuit on the 19th and 20th of September – fighting with contending Miglia driver, Rupert Deeth for the sought-after Vice Champion position. …

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Steve Entwistle Leads the HRCR Clubman Rally Championship!

Casey Shaw - 21/08/2015
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The HRCR always promises fantastic performances from some of the countries most talented Historic Rally drivers and Mini Sport’s involvement with both the Old Stager and Clubman Rally always proves to be an exciting and valued experience, for both our team and our drivers. As another season of competitive rallying draws to a close, we can’t help but be excited by Steve Entwsitle’s exceptional achievements …

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WIN! Tickets to Mini Action Day!

Casey Shaw - 06/08/2015

As official sponsors of Mini Action Day at Castle Combe; we’re excited to announce our latest competition – offering 50 free tickets over on our Facebook page here! Mini Action Day is a highly anticipated autumnal attraction for Mini enthusiasts across the UK and Europe with track sessions, parades, demonstrations, displays and charity rides to get involved with across the course of the weekend. To …

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Celebrating 50 years of Paddy Hopkirk’s Circuit Of Ireland Win

Casey Shaw - 03/08/2015

Paddy Hopkirk is acknowledged as the international ‘Mini Legend’ with his iconic win at the 1964 Monte Carlo Rally, catapulting both Paddy and the Mini into popularity. His contributions to motorsport have covered almost seven decades with his first taste of victory arising from the 1953 Cairncastle Hillclimb in a Volkswagen Beetle. Accepted as one of the Standard-Triumph team, Paddy competed in the Tulip Rally, …

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Mini Se7ens Review: Round 9 & 10 at Donington

Casey Shaw - 28/07/2015

The Mini Sport Race team have had a crazy season at the Mini Se7ens Championship this summer and with only four more rounds on two separate dates until this years championship draws to a close, the tracks continue to become more challenging with dramatic performances from the drivers, who will be taking their Mini Se7ens through some serious paces at Oulton Park and Silvertone in …

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‘Maximum Attack’ Scottish Autotest Weekend with Paul Swift

Casey Shaw - 23/07/2015
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This weekend we look forward to and support a fantastic event for a brilliant cause. Organiser, Gordon Clendenning has helped bring together both the BTRDA and the MSA Autotest Championships for ‘Maximum Attack’ Scottish Autotest Weekend. The event, which will take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of July, will be hosted by Gordon and ‘South of Scotland Car Club’ and will witness the …

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