Mini Sport News

Manx Rally Championship

Cara Jackson - 18/11/2016

DANIEL Harper and Chris Campbell have been crowned winners of the 2016 Manx Rally Championship. Harper, Engineering Director at Mini Sport, Padiham, produced a storming drive on the final round, the Pokerstars Rally, winning the two-day event outright to claim the title. And the result made it four in a row for the pair, who scored maximum points on all the championship rounds in their …

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Rally of the Tests Press Release

Cara Jackson - 18/11/2016

MINI SPORT’S Steve Entwistle and the iconic Paddy Hopkirk Mini 6 EMO proved to be an unbeatable combination on the 2016 RAC Rally of the Tests. For the pairing won their class by 1 min 35 seconds after the gruelling four-day event which took crews on a 700-mile route from Bournemouth to Chester. And the 2015 HRCR Clubmans champion was in sensational form on the …

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HRCR Press Release: 2017 Old STAGER Historic Asphalt Stage Rally Championship Incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Cup and Junior Mini Cup

Cara Jackson - 10/11/2016

The UK’s most popular Asphalt Historic Stage Rally Championship run by the HRCR club announces its 2017 calendar. This year the championship will visit England, Wales, Scotland and the now traditional trip to the iconic Isle of Man. Similar to this year it will be a 6 event, 7 round championship with the Rally Isle of Man counting as 2 rounds. The events have been …

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Clive King’s End of Year Report

Cara Jackson - 04/11/2016

The Isle of Man Manx rally was our last round of the year. This was a double scoring round which started Thursday night. Restarted Friday morning through Friday evening, and continued all day Saturday. We started in the usual Mini Sport Cooper S Thursday at about 9pm with a spectator stage along the front of Douglas. We then went into the mountains for stage 2. …

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Here come the girls!

Cara Jackson - 17/10/2016

This weekend saw the return of the infamous Mull Rally, although this year was a little different… The Mini Sport sponsored all-female crew entry in the form of Louise Thomas and Emily Easton-Page. Joining the Mini Sport team this year Louise and Emily undertook the gruelling course and tests in the Marie Curie re-prepared rally Mini, that came about through the tireless efforts of Louise’s dad, non other …

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Steve Entwistle: From Orangebox to 6EMO

Cara Jackson - 14/10/2016

Originally founded in 1932, the RAC Rally of the Tests is notorious for being one of the toughest and most challenging events around, testing both the car and driver. The 3rd-6th of November sees the return of this event as a regular on the rally calendar, retaining both it’s traditional and authentic format in a series of challenging routes running between Bournemouth – Bristol – Stoke …

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