Tag Archives: MINI

WRX headlines first Speedmachine Festival

For the first ever Speedmachine Festival in the UK, the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) obtained a capacity grid for what would be round four of the 2018 season. The championship is normally made up of fifteen permanent drivers from different teams but the Silverstone round attracted ten additional drivers, looking to create history as the first international RX winner of the new WRX British (more…)

Eriksson has the Speed to win RX2 at Silverstone

The Speedmachine Festival at Silverstone over the late May Bank Holiday weekend was going to be history making for many reasons, as first ever International World Championship RX event at the new circuit, the debut of the brand new American Rallycross Championship (ARX) and lastly an opportunity for the future stars to shine in RX2. Since being launched as the main stepping stone into the World Rallycross (more…)

A Weekend to Unfortunately Forget for LDR

Lawrence Davey was prepared for another competitive MINI Challenge seasonThe 25th and 26th April saw the Leicestershire circuit of Donington Park host the opening round of the 2015 MINI Challenge Championship, as New cars and drivers kicked started the season in the same old entertaining way. In terms of major changes to the championship, the winter introduction of the brand new F56 MINI to headline the calendar had seen an influx of new drivers, including a few from the (more…)

Northern MINI Festival Welcomes Scottish Cooper Cup

Championship leader after 9 rounds is Kenneth ThirlwallWith the MINI Festival making its debut up North for the first time in its history on Saturday 12th July 2014, this gave an opportunity for a second modern BMW MINI Championship to join the timetable. In making its annual trip south of the border from its regular venue of Knockhill, the drivers and teams of the Scottish Celtic Speed MINI Cooper Cup took part in rounds ten and eleven around the Oulton (more…)

Northern MINI Festival Sees a Twist in The Championship

Battle for the JCW crown is extra competitive in 2014Saturday 12th July 2014 was the date that Oulton Park was packed full with the most popular British manufacture of all time, the MINI, as the Cheshire circuit hosted its first ever Northern MINI Festival. With MINIs Old and New spread all over the famous venue, the action on track would be majorly competitive, as the BMW Coopers from the MINI Challenge took on rounds ten, eleven and twelve. After lots (more…)