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Mini Sport Sponsored Dave Drew: 2018 Dunlop Mini Miglia Challenge 3rd & 4th Round Report

Cara Jackson - 18/05/2018
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Dunlop Mini Miglia Championship Rounds 3 & 4 Snetterton 300 Qualifying A large entry of Miglia’s lined up for qualification, so trying to find the best place to be for either a slipstream tow or the ultimate clear lap was always going to be hard to call. It wasn’t long into qualifying when a number of cars had problems which caused a safety car to …

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Mini Sport Sponsored Leon Wightman: 2018 Dunlop Mini Miglia Challenge 3rd & 4th Round Report

Cara Jackson - 16/05/2018
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Race Report Snetterton – 12/13th May. Well with the Mini Sport backed Mini Seven all prepped and looking today after Pembrey, it was a welcome, shorter 2 hour drive to the next round of the Dunlop Mini Se7en Championship in Norfolk. It’s a hectic time leading up to events , and as I’m doing everything single handedly these days, every minute counts! Qualifying didn’t go …

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Mini Girls Rally Team: Dixies Historic Challenge 2018 Rally Report

Cara Jackson - 10/05/2018
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MINI GIRLS RALLY TEAM – HISTORIC RALLY CAR REGISTER ‘OLD STAGER’ CHAMPIONSHIP & MINI SPORT CUP DIXIES HISTORIC CHALLENGE 29th APRIL 2018 Well… What a Fantastic time we had! It was a long journey to the Epynt Ranges in South Wales – 1126miles round trip door to door, but well worth every minute. Our second rally of the Championship and myself & Heidi are very …

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HRCR Mini Sport Cup: Dixies Historic Challenge 2nd Round Review

Cara Jackson - 02/05/2018
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Sunday marked the second round of the 2018 HRCR Mini Sport Cup, with the Dixies Historic Challenge organised by Forresters Car Club. Once again returning to the challenging & demanding roads of the Epynt Military Ranges, we had an impressive 25 Minis registered to compete on the day… A strong turnout following on from the issues many crews experienced during the first round at the AGBO! These notoriously gruelling military roads certainly …

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Mini Sport Sponsored Dave Drew: 2018 Dunlop Mini Miglia Challenge 1st & 2nd Round Report

Cara Jackson - 25/04/2018
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Pembrey Weekend Report Opening Round of Championship Welcome to my first report of the 2018 Dunlop Mini Miglia Challenge hosted at Pembrey Circuit in Wales last weekend. Entries for this years challenge are the best for many years mainly due to change in regulations that have given a level playing field and inspired drivers from the Mini 7 class to make the leap to the …

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Hopkirk puts Titanic Déjà Vu Ulster in his Diary.

Cara Jackson - 24/04/2018
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PRESS RELEASE Embargo 26th. February 2018 31st August – 1st September 2018. Hopkirk puts Titanic Déjà Vu Ulster in his Diary. Five times Circuit of Ireland Rally winner, Paddy Hopkirk, has confirmed that he will be returning to his native Belfast to take part in Titanic Déjà Vu Ulster on August 31/Sept 1st. It was back in 1958 when Paddy and Jack Scott took their …

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Mini Sport are proud to announce the sponsorship of Dave Drew for the 2018 Mini Miglia Challenge!

Cara Jackson - 17/04/2018
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Mini Sport are proud to announce the sponsorship of Dave Drew for the 2018 Mini Miglia Challenge! Established as a crowd favourite all the way back in 1966, the Mini Se7en/Miglia racing challenge takes place over some of the most iconic race tracks in the country, with teams even travelling to Zandvoort, in the Netherlands, for two rounds this year! Mini 7 state that the Mini Miglia’s, …

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Engineering Timelines: Dr Alex Moulton

Cara Jackson - 11/04/2018
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Alex Moulton: A biographical summary Born  9th April 1920, Rother Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK Died  9th December 2012, Bath, UK Buried  Christ Church, Bradford-upon-Avon, UK Era  Modern Mechanical engineer Dr Alexander Eric ‘Alex’ Moulton is the man behind the revolutionary small-wheeled lightweight Moulton Bicycle, models of which are still in production, more than 50 years after the initial development work. A specialist in the design of suspension systems, he is responsible for the smooth …

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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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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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