John Cooper

  1. Celebrate an Icon!
    Categories: Mini Sport News & Mini Cooper

    Celebrate an Icon!

    This weekend marks what would have been the 99th Birthday of John Cooper CBE.  John became an auto racing legend thanks to his rear-engined chassis design that would go on to revolutionise the sport at the very highest level – with Formula One and Indy 500 cars quickly adopting his work. Of course, his company would also turn their hands...
  2. John Cooper – How He Revolutionised Motorsport and Inspired Mini Specialists
    Categories: Mini Sport News & Mini Cooper

    John Cooper – How He Revolutionised Motorsport and Inspired Mini Specialists

    The 17th July 2022 will mark what would have been the 99th birthday of a major figure in the history of the Mini and Motorsport in general. John Cooper became an auto racing legend thanks to his rear-engined chassis design that would go on to revolutionise the sport at the very highest level – with Formula One and Indy 500 cars quickly adopting...
  3. The History Of The Mini Cooper
    Categories: Mini Cooper

    The History Of The Mini Cooper

    As a team of Mini specialists, we’re very passionate about the true British icon that is the Mini Cooper. It’s not just a stylish vehicle that looks great, they’re powerful tools of automotive engineering and our team of drivers have performed superbly in racing events in previous years, showcasing both their incredible talent as drivers and quality of the vehicles they’re...
  4. 10 Fun Facts About Mini!
    Categories: Mini Sport News

    10 Fun Facts About Mini!

    Over 60 years since the launch of Britain's favourite little car, it's as popular today as ever. But how much do you know about the Mini & it's origins? We've compiled a list of '10 fun facts' about the Mini to put your knowledge to the test! Check them out below: 1. The Mk1 didn't have a radio... This was...
  5. The Legends Behind The Success of The Mini Cooper
    Categories: Mini Sport News & Paddy Hopkirk MBE

    The Legends Behind The Success of The Mini Cooper

    “Sometimes you have to be different to be better.” - John Cooper. To generations of people, the word ‘Mini’ is interchangeable with ‘Cooper’. Whilst the original model, designed by Alec Issigonis, fulfilled the BMC’s request for an ‘economical family car’, it was the sportier Mini Cooper that cemented the brand as a timeless icon of British motoring innovation. From Monte...

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