Mini Sport Racing

Entwistle HRCR Clubman Championship Update

Dan Anderson - 16/09/2014

Here is the latest update on Steven Entwistles progress in the HRCR Clubman Championship, courtesy of Neil Johnson of the Lancashire Telegraph: STEVE Entwistle snatched finish from failure on last weekend’s Vale of Clywd Classic. An accomplished mechanic as well as rally driver, Entwistle used all his spannering skills to keep his Orangebox Mini on the road to claim third in class and 14th overall. Entwistle and navigator Bob Hargreaves were in the …

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Mini Grand 24 Hour Race

Dan Anderson - 01/09/2014

You may remember previously on the Mini Sport blog, a mention of a 24 hour endurance race for Minis. This is a relatively new event and is currently incorporated with the 2CV 24 hour race that takes place annually as the showcase event of the 2CV Racing Calendar. The aims of both the 2CV & Mini racing fraternities seem to run along parallel lines trying …

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Entwistle tightens his grip on HRCR Championship

Dan Anderson - 11/08/2014

STEVE Entwistle has tightened his grip on the HRCR Clubmans Championship after another giantkilling performance. Entwistle and navigator Bob Hargreaves outshone their higher powered rivals to claim a brilliant class win and third overall on the St Wilfrid’s Classic Rally. And the pair, who were in the ex-Roy Mapple Orangebox Mini, were only beaten by a pair of 2-litre Ford Escorts. “It was one of those days when everything clicked, we didn’t make many mistakes and luck went …

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Hughes Historic Rally

Dan Anderson - 29/05/2014

POINTS mean prizes for Steve Entwistle this weekend, as he heads for Kent and the Hughes Historic Rally. The Rishton-based driver is currently lying second overall in the HRCR Clubmans Championship, behind Matt Warren. But Warren isn’t contesting Sunday’s event, which gives Entwistle and navigator Bob Hargreaves the chance to close the gap. The pair are sandwiched between Matt and his dad Howard, who is …

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Orangebox – Leukaemia Historic Rally

Dan Anderson - 14/05/2014

Rallyman Steve Entwistle staged a brilliant comeback to keep his HRCR Clubmans title challenge on course. Entwistle, from Rishton, was contesting the fourth round of the series, the Leukaemia Historic Rally in his Orangebox Mini. Lying second overall going into last weekend’s event, Entwistle and navigator Bob Hargreaves endured a difficult start to the rally. The pair were baulked by another competitor on one regularity, …

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