Mini Sport News


Cara Jackson - 18/09/2017

MANX NATIONAL RALLY CHAMPIONS! Massive congratulations to Team Mini Sport’s Daniel Harper and Chris Campbell who after a trying weekend with alternator, driveshaft and tyre issues, persevered in Mini Sport’s new MINI JCW-01c World Rally Car, to take 1st place and be crowned Manx National Rally Champions for the second year running! A huge well done also to the service crew, for their fantastic work …

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Rally Isle of Man: Day One

Cara Jackson - 15/09/2017

Day One: A total of 15 Mini crews decended on the Isle of Man for the 5th and 6th rounds of the Mini Sport Mini Cup, including the 3 Mini crews who join us all the way from Japan, solely for the Rally Isle of Man every year. Off to a turbulent start, Rhodri Owen Roberts & co-driver Alun Hayward were suffering with engine issues, resulting …

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Mini Sport Mini Cup Crew Profiles: Anton Bird

Cara Jackson - 12/09/2017

Continuing to introduce you to the drivers and co-drivers in our 2017 Mini Sport Mini Cup, and following on from Andy Walkingshaw, Ray Cunningham, Louise Thomas, Rhodri Owen Roberts, Jim Brindle, Andrew O’Hanlon, Clive King and Jack Hartley, we have Anton Bird! We have something a little different for you this week to go with Anton’s profile card, a write up from Anton himself! Check out what Anton has to say about his rallying …

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Mini Girls Rally Team Expands…

Cara Jackson - 11/09/2017

Mini Sport sponsored Mini Girls Rally Team becomes three… The all-female crew has gone from strength-to-strength since their formation for Mull rally last year, and with phenomenal demand on the girl’s time, we have unfortunately seen a clash of schedules for the upcoming round of the Mini Sport Mini Cup at the Rally Isle of Man, which sees Emily standing down. Driver Louise Thomas will …

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6 EMO Vale of Clwyd Report

Cara Jackson - 07/09/2017

A top five finish and two awards was the reward for Steve Entwistle when he contested last weekend’s Vale of Clywd Classic. The Rishton rallyman finished fifth overall, won the M1 Masters class, and collected the prestigious Pierce rosebowl, awarded each year to the highest placed Mini. Entwistle, winner of the 2015 HRCR Clubmans Championship, and navigator Ali Proctor, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, were using the event …

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Works Minis in Abingdon 2017 Supported by Mini Sport

Cara Jackson - 17/08/2017

The weekend of the 12th August marked a tremendous event for any competition Mini fan… The return of the Works Minis to Abingdon! Organised by John McIntosh and supported by Mini Sport, this perhaps ‘once in a lifetime’ event was truly something special, reuniting Works Minis with both their owners and drivers/navigators, past and present. Over 20 original Works Minis were in attendance, along with some …

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Mini Sport Mini Cup Review: Solway Coast Stages

Cara Jackson - 08/08/2017

On Sunday the 6th August, the Mini Sport Mini Cup Championship entered it’s fourth round of the season at Dundrennan Kirkcudbrightshire for the Solway Coast stages. Another well-known MOD venue, 17 Mini crews took to what proved to be quite a traitorous route in the rain spanning over 40 miles. The real battle once again boiled down to Ray Cunningham and Jared Gill against Mini Sport sponsored Clive King and Anton …

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