Mini Sport Racing

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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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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Final Stages of the Mini Sport Mini Cup – Rally Isle of Man

Cara Jackson - 20/09/2016

  There was plenty of action, excitement and upsets this weekend for the final stages of the Mini Sport Mini Cup at the Rally Isle of Man. With the two Irish drivers, Ray Cunningham and Colin McDowell, coming over there was expected to be a battle between Ray, Adrian Kermode and Mini Sport sponsored driver Clive King, however it was to be Colin McDowell who …

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Big Bangs and Hard Day on the Brakes

Cara Jackson - 11/08/2016

HRCR Mintex ‘old STAGER’ Asphalt Stage Rally Championship 2016 incorporating the Mini Sport Mini Cup. The Carfax Stages run by Oxford Motor Club took place on Saturday 6th August at Throckmorton Airfield nr Pershore. Paul and Jemma Taylor took a late entry taking the total numbers of minis taking part in the event to twelve.  The weather gradually grew hotter and hotter throughout the day …

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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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