Mini Sport News

Mini Sport Mini Cup Crew Profiles: Andy Walkingshaw

Cara Jackson - 02/05/2017

In the coming weeks we thought we’d take the opportunity to familiarise you with the drivers and co-drivers in our 2017 Mini Sport Mini Cup… First up, in his first ever championship, is the MD of Walkingshaw (formally with British Leyland)… Andy Walkingshaw! Now Andy’s name may sound familiar, as he’s currently in the process of restoring a Fiesta Yellow, 1962 Mini Cooper 997, with …

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HRCR Press Release: Mintex HRCR oldSTAGER inc Mini Sport Mini Cup Round 2 Dixies Challenge

Cara Jackson - 02/05/2017

2017 Mintex old STAGER Asphalt Historic Rally Championship incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Cup & Mini Sport Junior Mini Cup Round 2 BG Landrovers Dixies Challenge Rally After a challenging days rallying over the demanding roads of the Epynt Military Ranges Ray Cunningham/Jared Gill came out winners of Category 1 and the Mini Sport Mini Cup. First in Category 2 and runners up in the …

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HRCR Mini Sport Mini Cup Preview: Round 2 Dixies Historic Challenge Rally

Cara Jackson - 28/04/2017

April 30th sees the HRCR crews head towards the military Ranges of Epynt for the 2nd round of the Mintex ‘old STAGER’ Asphalt Historic Rally Championship, the BG Land Rovers Sponsored Dixies Historic Challenge Rally. Co promoted by Foresters Club and Forest of Dean Motorclubs it will see the crews take on 11 stages over the infamous roads of the Epynt military ranges with a …

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Mini Girls Rally Team Press Release: Marie Curie Mini gears up for Dixies Challenge Rally, Epynt Wales.

Cara Jackson - 25/04/2017

An iconic ‘Marie Curie Mini’ driven by Marie Curie nurse Louise Thomas and 16 year old co-driver Emily Easton-Page will be taking on the competition at the Dixies Challenge Rally in Epynt South Wales on Sunday 30th May. The rally will be the girls first of many outing’s this year as they are competing in the Historic Rally Car Register Championship 2017 incorporating The Mini …

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Exclusive Preview: Mini Sport 2017/18 Mini Parts Catalogue

Cara Jackson - 21/04/2017

Exclusive download of Mini Sport’s 2017/18 Mini Parts Catalogue for all our mailing list subscribers. This exclusive preview comes to you weeks before the catalogue is available to everyone else. Download Mini Sport’s 2017/18 Mini Parts Catalogue here in high resolution. Download Mini Sport’s 2017/18 Mini Parts Catalogue here in standard resolution. Printed copies will be sent out with all orders from May 2017.  

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HRCR Mini Sport Mini Cup: 1st Round Review

Cara Jackson - 21/03/2017

The old STAGER Championship kicked off on the 19th March with the PaintWorX AGBO Stages Rally at Weston Park Shropshire. Sunday saw the first round of the HRCR Mintex ‘old STAGER’ Asphalt Historic Rally Championship, incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Cup, with the PaintWorX AGBO Stages organised by Owen Motoring Club. Returning to Weston Park, Shropshire the Championship got off to a fantastic start with 15 …

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Mini Sport: Proud Sponsors of Stanford Hall Mini Show 2017!

Cara Jackson - 10/03/2017

Mini Sport are delighted to be the official sponsors of the British Mini Club’s Stanford Hall Mini Show which takes place on Sunday 17th September 2017. Having just taken over the long standing event, the BMC’s aim is to build on the success of Stanford Hall with the usual mix of Mini Traders, Clubs, Mini Concours and featuring our popular Mini Show & Shine displays and exciting …

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Clive King: This season will be the toughest yet

Cara Jackson - 10/03/2017

REIGNING MNI SPORT Mini Cup champion Clive King reckons he’ll have a battle on his hands to retain the title in 2017 – and he’s delighted. The Midlands-based driver and his navigator Anton Bird clinched the 2016 crown in a last-round thriller on the Isle of Man. And the pair are back for another tilt at the title, starting with next month’s opener, the AGBO …

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From Zero-to-Hero: Mini Cooper S Restoration

Cara Jackson - 27/02/2017

Back in March, we were tasked with a restoration on quite a special Mini indeed… Alex Munday’s 1996 John Cooper Works Mini Cooper S, an original from the John Cooper Garages, production number 79, and allegedly previously owned by British rally driver, Alistair McRae! When following his life-long love of Mini’s Alex purchased this Cooper for family adventures, it came as a devastating blow when he brought it …

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