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  1. Categories: MINI WRC & MAD

    Less is more when it comes to tool vending at Motorsport Advanced Developments

    Padiham-based Mini Sport Group has been supplying its customers with parts for the iconic classic Mini for over 50 years. Since 2005 many of these parts have been manufactured in-house by group company Motorsport Advanced Developments (MAD).  While initially MAD’s focus was purely for the Groups’ own requirements, its reputation for quality grew and the business now supplies parts to...

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  2. Warning Signs that your Mini Needs a Service
    Categories: Mini Servicing, Mini Sport News & Services at Mini Sport

    Warning Signs that your Mini Needs a Service

    You should be booking your Mini in for a service annually or every 12000 miles - whichever milestone you reach first. However did you know that your Mini can be giving you tell-tale indicators that it's in need of a service? Recognising these signs is the first step in preventing a much bigger issue with your Mini occurring! Why is...
  3. Team Mini Sport’s Jack Hartley & James Campbell: Mull Rally 2021 Review
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup & Rallying

    Team Mini Sport’s Jack Hartley & James Campbell: Mull Rally 2021 Review

    Finally back in the Mini hot seat after two years with no rallies, we caught up with Team Mini Sport's Jack Hartley following his return from Mull Rally 2021... "After two years away, we returned to Mull in the Mini, seeded car 101. James Campbell, from Craignure, offered to navigate for me on this year’s event so I took him...
  4. The Celebrity Mini Enthusiasts
    Categories: Mini Sport News

    The Celebrity Mini Enthusiasts

    Arguably there hasn’t been a car that has defined an era as much as the Mini did to the 1960s. Anyone who was anyone drove a Mini during ‘the swinging sixties’ – and aside from its great driving experience, the deceptively-large interior and the ability to get the most from a fuel tank, a Mini was affordable for most people too...
  5. 52 Years in the Making...
    Categories: Mini Sport News & MINI WRC

    52 Years in the Making...

    Daniel Harper secured a superb second victory on the Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally, scooping top spot in this round of the British Rally Championship. The Mini JCW WRC driver & co-driver Chris Campbell were delighted to top the podium, after a 19 year wait since their maiden 2002 win.  Daniel said: “It’s been a long wait for this second win, but...
  6. Prep your Mini for Winter!
    Categories: Mini Servicing & Services at Mini Sport

    Prep your Mini for Winter!

    Winter is coming! No, we're not just doing our best Jon Snow impression... Winter is pretty much here and it's time to start thinking about preparing your Mini if you haven't already... After all, the Great British Weather is anything but predictable - could we have a January heat wave, or will we be hit with Beast from the East...
  7. Retro Styling Guide
    Categories: Services at Mini Sport

    Retro Styling Guide

    This week on the blog we're looking at Mini Retro Styling. How you can transform your Mini, making it look like an earlier Mk than it is. This ever-popular Mini modification has been made even easier in recent years with a vast number of 'easy fit' products available. We pitched this to our Sales Team to give us their 'must-haves...
  8. Fitting Cooper Bonnet Stripes and Signatures
    Categories: Mini Servicing, Services at Mini Sport & Mini Cooper

    Fitting Cooper Bonnet Stripes and Signatures

    We recommend professional fitment for best results. Mini Cooper Bonnet Stripes - Part no MCPDAF10382/10383 1 . Wash vehicle to remove dirt, dust and any greasy residue from previous decals or stripes. Brake cleaner or T-CUT type products can be used for cleaning the paint surface. 2. Cooper Bonnet Stripes can be adhered either using wet method or dry method...
  9. Team Mini Sport's Clive King Takes on the AGBO Stages!
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup

    Team Mini Sport's Clive King Takes on the AGBO Stages!

    This weekend saw Clive King & Anton Bird return in their Mini (for only the 2nd time this year!). As they competed in the rescheduled AGBO Stages Rally at Weston Park! We spoke to Craig King, Clive's son, who was servicing for the Mini Sport Cup crew this weekend, for the lowdown! "It was an early start and there was...
  10. How to fit a Classic Mini Dashboard
    Categories: Classic Mini Interior

    How to fit a Classic Mini Dashboard

    Your Mini Dashboard (also known as the Dash, Instrument Panel, or Fascia), is the control panel for your car. Set in the front of your Mini's interior, the dashboard holds all your Mini's instruments. Depending on the dashboard you have, you may find a variety of gauges, including the speedometer, fuel, tachometer, oil pressure & water temperature gauges. Perhaps worth...

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