Mini Sport News

Mini Sport Take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks!

Cara Jackson - 15/06/2018

Tomorrow your favourite Mini Specialists be taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks in aid of Prevent Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer UK & Rosemere Cancer Foundation! The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, made up of Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside & Ingleborough, covers a total walking distance of 24.5 miles and our Mini Specialists have been vigorously training over the last couple of months in preparation for the challenge – having walked each of …

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National Mini Cooper Day – A Perfect Day Out For Any Mini Specialist

Cara Jackson - 15/06/2018

This past Sunday saw the National Mini Cooper Day return to Beaulieu, in Hampshire for its 35th birthday. As one of the more significant events on the Mini calendar, it was well attended by Mini enthusiasts and industry insiders alike. Being a Mini specialist here at Mini Sport, we were delighted to attend; displaying our brand and industry knowledge to the many interested passers-by. National …

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HRCR Mini Sport Cup: Abingdon CAR-nival 3rd Round Review

Cara Jackson - 13/06/2018

A scorching Sunday saw the third round of the 2018 HRCR Mini Sport Cup, with the Abingdon CAR-nival organised through a combined effort of Craven MC, Farnborough District MC and Sutton Cheam MC. A new location for the Championship calendar, Abingdon Airfield offers crews 70 miles of fast-paced tarmac set over 8 stages, attracting an entry of 20 Minis! Military roads are notorious for their long stages taking a gruelling …

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Mini Sport Sponsored Dave Drew: 2018 Dunlop Mini Miglia Challenge 5th & 6th Round Report

Cara Jackson - 11/06/2018

Thruxton 50th Anniversary Meeting Mini Miglia Rounds 5 & 6 This meeting was a celebration meeting for Thruxton Race Circuit 50th Birthday and Thruxton put on a fantastic show with Formula 1 World Champion Nigel Mansell and the voice of F1 legend commentator Murray Walker who were present to open the new Thruxton hospitality centre. Many F1 cars from Williams F1 were being demonstrated by …

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Mini Sport’s WRC Battles it Out in Belgium!

Cara Jackson - 11/06/2018

  Following on from finishing 2nd o/a on the Manx National, Team Mini Sport’s MINI JCW-01c World Rally Car placed 12th overall in the Rally van Wervik in Belgium over the weekend out of more than 150 cars! Also finishing 3rd in the MSA Protyre Tarmac Championship! Great result Daniel & Chris! 🏁 Stay up to date with the Mini Sport team’s progress on our blog and Facebook.

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NEW Cooper Range for 2018!

Cara Jackson - 11/06/2018

We’ve got a VERY exciting Cooper Car Company launch coming online this week with a whole host of new parts for 2018 for your Classic Mini! If you attended the Mini Cooper Register‘s National Mini Cooper Day at Beaulieu on Sunday you may have already had a sneak preview of these parts ahead of their online launch… The exclusive range will be available online with Mini Sport Ltd and Cooper Car Company. …

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Mini Sport Sponsored Dave Drew: 2018 Dunlop Mini Miglia Challenge 3rd & 4th Round Report

Cara Jackson - 18/05/2018

Dunlop Mini Miglia Championship Rounds 3 & 4 Snetterton 300 Qualifying A large entry of Miglia’s lined up for qualification, so trying to find the best place to be for either a slipstream tow or the ultimate clear lap was always going to be hard to call. It wasn’t long into qualifying when a number of cars had problems which caused a safety car to …

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Mini Sport Sponsored Leon Wightman: 2018 Dunlop Mini Miglia Challenge 3rd & 4th Round Report

Cara Jackson - 16/05/2018

Race Report Snetterton – 12/13th May. Well with the Mini Sport backed Mini Seven all prepped and looking today after Pembrey, it was a welcome, shorter 2 hour drive to the next round of the Dunlop Mini Se7en Championship in Norfolk. It’s a hectic time leading up to events , and as I’m doing everything single handedly these days, every minute counts! Qualifying didn’t go …

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Mini Girls Rally Team: Dixies Historic Challenge 2018 Rally Report

Cara Jackson - 10/05/2018

MINI GIRLS RALLY TEAM – HISTORIC RALLY CAR REGISTER ‘OLD STAGER’ CHAMPIONSHIP & MINI SPORT CUP DIXIES HISTORIC CHALLENGE 29th APRIL 2018 Well… What a Fantastic time we had! It was a long journey to the Epynt Ranges in South Wales – 1126miles round trip door to door, but well worth every minute. Our second rally of the Championship and myself & Heidi are very …

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HRCR Mini Sport Cup: Dixies Historic Challenge 2nd Round Review

Cara Jackson - 02/05/2018

Sunday marked the second round of the 2018 HRCR Mini Sport Cup, with the Dixies Historic Challenge organised by Forresters Car Club. Once again returning to the challenging & demanding roads of the Epynt Military Ranges, we had an impressive 25 Minis registered to compete on the day… A strong turnout following on from the issues many crews experienced during the first round at the AGBO! These notoriously gruelling military roads certainly …

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