Mini Sport News

Mini Sport support Clive King in H1 Class Win at Wales Rally GB 2015

Casey Shaw - 18/11/2015

Mini Sport & Motorsport have been bound together long before Mini Sport as a company was established. Mini Sport founder, Brian Harper ignited our passion for Rally & Race following the debut of the original Mini back in ’59, when the power and potential of the humble car was demonstrated in a series of auto tests, sprints, hill climbs and circuit racing competitions with impressive …

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New Launch – Cooper Car Company Small Leather Key Fob

Casey Shaw - 13/11/2015

The Cooper Car Company’s return to the Mini community was both long awaited and anticipated greatly. It’s been over a year since the Cooper Car Company, collaborated with our team at Mini Sport to deliver nostalgic parts and accessories for fans of the original Cooper and today we’re still delivering new additions to the ever-growing product line. The Cooper Car Company range of authentic memorabilia …

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Andrew O’Hanlon 2015 Champion of the Mini Sport Mini Cup! Plus – New Class introduced for 2016.

Casey Shaw - 06/11/2015

The 2015 season of the Old Stager Championship incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Cup proved to be a great success with some fantastic performances by Clive King, Eric Davis, Paul Kendrick, Peter Ellerby, Shane Gamble, Anton Bird, Graham Carter & Peter Horsburgh with Andrew O’Hanlon claiming the championship title in his 1971 Cooper S Category 2 Mini. Commencing in March earlier this year, the Mini …

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Mini Miglia Race Report – Zandoort

Casey Shaw - 06/11/2015

Zandvoort (Holland) Mini Miglia Race Report Friday The Mini 7 Racing Club were invited to Holland to take part in the British Race Festival at Zandvoort race circuit on October 3-4th situated close to Amsterdam. An overnight Ferry crossing from Harwich to the Hook of Holland was boarded and a very calm and pleasant crossing was completed. The circuit is about 1.5hrs from the ferry …

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Mini Action Day at Castle Combe – The Highlights from Mini Sport!

Casey Shaw - 29/09/2015

On Saturday the Mini Sport team travelled down to Chippenham, Wiltshire for the highly anticipated Mini Action Day at Castle Combe Circuit. As the official sponsors of the Mini Action Day for the first year, we were determined to ensure that the event would exceed all expectations for everyone involved with a thriving trade village, full-throttle track sessions, parades and the ultimate Mini cruise. We …

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HRCR Old Stager & Mini Sport Mini Challenge: Isle of Man Rally

Casey Shaw - 24/09/2015
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As the HRCR’s ‘Old Stager‘ incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Challenge faces the finale, we spoke with the organisers of our favourite historic rally to re-cap the previous round at Isle of Man Rally Classic asphalt stages. The three day event which covered two rounds, was held on the 17th-19th July and featured contestants from across the globe with Mini Sport customers Shinobu Kitani, Hiroko Kitani, Yoshinao …

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Mini Sport Sponsored Driver Steve Entwistle wins the HRCR Clubman Championship 2015!

Casey Shaw - 22/09/2015

On Saturday the 7th March 2015, the HRCR, along with a whole host of historic contenders, embarked on another season of the exciting Clubman Rally Championship. The first stage, ‘The Tour Of Cheshire‘ saw drivers line up to face nine challenging rounds across the course of the year with hopes of taking the winning title in the ultimate stage at the ‘Vale of Clwyd Classic‘ …

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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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