Rallying

  1. Mini Sport Cup 2023 Round 2: Dixies Challenge
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup & Rallying

    Mini Sport Cup 2023 Round 2: Dixies Challenge

    Dixies Challenge 2023 The adrenaline-fueled, second round of the HRCR Mini Sport Cup took place over the challenging, army training, Eypynt ranges, renowned for their blind crests, unseen bends, and large jumps. This formidable terrain promised to push every mini crew to their limits, captivating both participants and spectators alike. Despite the initial enthusiasm of nine Mini entries, only seven...
  2. Mini Sport Cup 2023 Round 1: Agbo Rally
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup & Rallying

    Mini Sport Cup 2023 Round 1: Agbo Rally

    The Mike Sones Memorial rally  The first round of the 2023 Mini Sport Cup, organized by the Historic Rally Car Register, started in spectacular fashion! Although ten crews had entered, only eight were able to start due to two cars not being ready on time. Despite the snow-covered roads at Weston Park, the event went ahead, and the competition was...
  3. Podium Finish at the Rally of the Tests 2022
    Categories: Restoration Projects & Rallying

    Podium Finish at the Rally of the Tests 2022

    Mk1 Mini Cooper S, 3.2 Days, 750 miles RAC Rally of the Tests 2022 The most gruelling event on the annual calendar. The ultimate test of crew and Mini. Race en­gi­neers must have a unique skillset, com­bin­ing an in­tri­cate knowl­edge of ve­hi­cle dy­nam­ics with a flair for ama­teur psy­chol­ogy when in­still­ing be­lief in the driver. Hav­ing en­gi­neered Jean Alesi to...
  4. Cheviot Stages Rally Report - Round 8 of the Mini Sport Cup
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup & Rallying

    Cheviot Stages Rally Report - Round 8 of the Mini Sport Cup

    25th September saw the Mini Sport Cup head for the Otterburn ranges for the penultimate round. Eight Minis had entered but unfortunately, two of the crews had to withdraw due to damage sustained on the previous round in Belgium at the Tour of Flanders Rally. So round 8 of the Mini Sport Cup saw that the event had changed from...
  5. Rally Mini NCK - Nice one Cyril!
    Categories: Mini Sport News & Rallying

    Rally Mini NCK - Nice one Cyril!

    As a ‘Throwback Thursday’ this week, I thought it was time for a notable look at the legendary NCK – the prestigious Road Rally Mini. Cyril Bolton’s NCK has been regarded my enthusiasts as the ‘Ultimate Road Rally Mini’. A unique example of a Rally Mini, which poses some unconventional modifications and a lot of history. Header image: Cyril Bolton...
  6. 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...

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