HRCR Mini Sport Cup: AGBO Stages 1st Round Review

Cara Jackson - 19/03/2018
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Saturday saw the first round of the HRCR Mini Sport Cup kick off with the AGBO Stages organised by Owen Motoring Club. Once again, returning to Weston Park, Shropshire the Championship got off to a fantastic start with a record number 31 Mini crews competing on the day, making this possibly the largest single-make, stage rally Championship in the World! The bitter weather, and frequent snow showers …

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Did You Know? Mini Sport 8.4″ 4 Pot Alloy Brake Caliper

Cara Jackson - 16/03/2018

Did you know that the Mini Sport 8.4”, 4 Pot Alloy Brake Caliper’s  have been designed and developed in-house with emphasis on efficiency as part of the astute ‘Mini Sport Performance’ collection? Our M.A.D (Motorsport Advanced Development) engineering department works closely with Mini Sport customers, experts and our Motorsport teams to manufacture products and parts for optimum performance on both road and rally. So – the facts! This Mini Brake …

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Mintex ‘old Stager’ incorporating the Mini Sport Cup Rally Championship: AGBO Stages Preview

Cara Jackson - 14/03/2018
Clive King & Anton Bird taking on the infamous 'Water Splash' at the 2017 AGBO! (Photo courtesy of Michael Anderson)

The Mintex ‘old Stager’ Stage Rally Championship incorporating the Mini Sport Cup get underway this weekend on the Jasper’s Bakeries AGBO Stages at Weston Park. The event is Owen Motor Club’s first Historic only event and has attracted 60 cars to this stately home venue with its 1000 acre park. The venue will provide 10 stages totalling over 30 miles of action. The Championship will see a …

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Mini Sport Pushing Engineering Boundaries…

Cara Jackson - 22/02/2018
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Here at Mini Sport, we recently celebrated our 50th Anniversary in November by holding a Gala Dinner with all our Mini Sport friends! To mark this momentous occasion, we decided we would like to take the opportunity to raise some money for a charity. After not so much deliberation, it was set that we would be raising funds for Prevent Breast Cancer, a charity very, very, close …

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1962 Mk1 997 Austin Cooper Shell Restoration

Cara Jackson - 16/02/2018

Andy Walkingshaw’s 1962 Mk1 997 Austin Cooper was brought to us here at Mini Sport in desperate need of some TLC! It was time for us to work a little magic, and restore some life back in to this to this Fiesta Yellow shell! Bought as a project 4 years ago, the shell had been sandblasted right down to the bare metal and then stored outside for an …

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Cara Jackson - 15/02/2018

The design and manufacture of 20 intricate, miniature Mini Sport Ltd. models has led to a funding boost of £21,000 for Prevent Breast Cancer. The generous donation was raised by attendees of Mini specialist, Mini Sport’s, 50th anniversary gala dinner, who bid on the limited edition models in a silent auction during the fundraiser. Mini Sport is the world’s premier Mini specialist, servicing more than 100 countries with Mini parts …

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