Rallying

  1. 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...
  2. Tour of Flanders Report - Round 6 & 7 of the Mini Sport Cup
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup

    Tour of Flanders Report - Round 6 & 7 of the Mini Sport Cup

    Tour of Flanders Report - Mini Sport Cup Round 6 & 7 of the Mini Sport Cup 2022 would see the Mini Sport Cup and Stage Masters make a return to Omloop Van Vlaanderen rally. This is a two-day event running Friday and Saturday. Eight Minis entered but only seven would start as Andrew O'Hanlon and Kevin Hogan cars engine...
  3. Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 5: Brawdy Stages Rally
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup

    Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 5: Brawdy Stages Rally

    The Bob Shaw Memorial Stages One week following our last rally in Scotland, crews made their way to Pembrokeshire motor clubs Brawdy stages. Five crews started the 70 miles of demanding roads based at the RAF base. Leading the minis away Clive King and Anton Bird. They were followed by his son Craig King with last minute co driver Owen...
  4. Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 4: Argyll Stages Rally
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup

    Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 4: Argyll Stages Rally

    Organised by Mull Car Club, the 'Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally' is a closed-road asphalt stage event held in Dunoon in Argyll and Bute. Made up of 13 stages on the closed public roads, with 4 stages on the Friday Night, and 9 stages on the Saturday. The 4th round of the Mini Sport Cup had crews travel to Dunoon in...
  5. Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 3: Rex Pet Hotel Flying Fortress Stages Rally
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup

    Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 3: Rex Pet Hotel Flying Fortress Stages Rally

    The Rex Pet Hotel Flying Fortress Stages at an American WW11 air base was the third round of the HRCR Mini Sport Cup. With 7 Minis entered it was sure to be a good event! First away was current leader Ryan Taylor with Lucy Wilding back in the co driving seat at car number 32, they were followed at car...
  6. Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 2: Red Dragon IT Stages Rally
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup

    Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 2: Red Dragon IT Stages Rally

    The second round of the 2022 Mini Sport Cup took place this weekend at Down Ampney Airfield, used during World War 2 for gliders to take off from to land behind enemy lines on D Day. This demanding venue normally tests crews & car in equal measures and this year did not disappoint... Leading the Minis away was Ryan Taylor...
  7. Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 1: Dixie's Historic Stages Rally
    Categories: Mini Sport Cup

    Mini Sport Cup 2022 Round 1: Dixie's Historic Stages Rally

    This would be the first event of the 2022 Mini Sport Cup Championship with no covid restrictions. With some of the regular competitors missing due to their Minis not being ready, it was still a quality field that entered. Leading the Minis away would be favourite for the win, Ryan Taylor & Lucy Wilding, followed by Andrew O'Hanlon & Kevin...
  8. 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...
  9. 6 Facts About Paddy Hopkirk and His Famous Monte Carlo Rally Win
    Categories: Paddy Hopkirk MBE

    6 Facts About Paddy Hopkirk and His Famous Monte Carlo Rally Win

    Over 50 years ago, the Mini established itself as a ‘must-have’ car for drivers everywhere; a massive factor in this was the success of Paddy Hopkirk as he roared to victory in the 1964 Monte Carlo Rally in his Mini Cooper S.   In an interview with the Belfast Telegraph, Paddy recounted that famous moment, as well as some other...
  10. Mini Sport Cup 2021 Award Winners
    Categories: Uncategorized, Mini Sport News & Mini Sport Cup

    Mini Sport Cup 2021 Award Winners

    Despite having to run a reduced rallying calendar in 2021 (due to the on-going issues that Covid-19 has presented), we were delighted with the turnout for each of the Mini Sport Cup rounds! We've had a close battle for the Championship, with it all boiling down to the final round of the Championship at Glyn Memorial Stages at the end...

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