Mini Sport News

Mini Sport meet the Mini Club: Northern Monkeys Mini Club

Casey Shaw - 24/04/2015
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In 1959 a small car was launched in Britain under the remarkable design concept of Alec Issigonis. The original model, introduced to the world as the economic ‘Morris Mini Minor’, sparked critical acclaim in automotive design with a transverse engine and an unconventional front wheel layout, which made for exceptionally modest dimensions. It would be a contemporary combination of quirky design features and character, which …

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The Mini Sport Mini Challenge showing on Motors TV

Casey Shaw - 23/04/2015
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  The HRCR Old Stager Championship incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Challenge and the HRCR Imp Cup is well underway with the third round at the ‘Pirelli Classic Marathon’ taking place in Carlisle on the 3rd May 2015. The previous rounds at the ‘Mid-Wales Stages Rally’ and ‘Rally North Wales’ proved to be challenging, with the latter suffering terrible weather conditions and a few mechanical mishaps …

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Exclusive New Launch at Mini Sport: Classic Mini Accessories & Furnishings

Casey Shaw - 22/04/2015

Ladies & Gentleman, may we introduce to you the bespoke ‘Classic Car Collection from Mini Sport’. This exclusive collection has been designed in association with Mini Sport to deliver luxury accessories and furnishings to Mini and Motoring enthusiasts everywhere. Designed in Britain; this eclectic collection includes handcrafted accessories and traditionally made furnishings which have taken influence from historic iconography, motoring heritage and British design. Launched …

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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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