The MCCNSW Regalia Shop will be open at the All British Day.
You will be able to purchase our new collared button front shirts with two pockets and comfy rugby tops
along with all our other great items at fabulous prices.
NEW STOCK: Mini Car Club Of NSW Club Plate Protector/Surrounds.
Be seen to be proud of your club .
It is with sadness that I send this to let you know of the passing of Larry Howard.
Larry had suffered for many years from Kidney disease and had many years travelling to hospital for treatment, yet still managed to keep his sense of humour and did not complain.
Funeral details for Larry:-
Leura Memorial Gardens and Crematorium
Leura NSW 2780
For those wishing to attend, a Convoy is being organised to leave McDonalds, on the M4 at Eastern Creek at 8:30am.
The convoy will travel up the Great Western Highway with lights on to Leura, and all Mini’s are welcome to join in along the way.
I will share with you these few words written by John Smidt about Larry,
It is with great sadness that I inform the Mini fraternity of the passing of Larry Howard.
I am sure that there are a lot of people in the Mini circles who had the pleasure of knowing Larry.
For those who did not know him I would like to tell you a little about the man, and Larry is a Man in the true sense of the word.
His interest in the Mini Dates back decades. Larry once owned a successful Mini business in Penrith, however, as a result of a bad car accident Larry had to close the business down. Bad luck would plague Larry for the rest of his life.
I never ever heard him complain. Whenever he and I discussed any of the many obstacles Larry had to confront he would simply say, “ah well, that’s life Smidty”, and he would just get on with it.
Larry’s knowledge of the Mini and his ability to remember part numbers and any relevant supercession is legendary. Many years back when the Mini Kingdom catalogue was being written Larry was always available with help and advice.
Larry and I worked together for over thirty years and I considered him to be an honest, reliable, loyal friend. He was a great help to Mini owners for many a year, both on the front line and behind the scenes.
Larry has not enjoyed good health for many years and in the latter part of his life it got particularly difficult for him, but still not the slightest complaint. During this period he would come over and help me as much and as often as he could, and would even apologise for not coming in if he was not feeling well enough.
I will miss you my friend. If there is a better place after death you have more than earned the right to be there.
Regards Rob Weir,
Mini Enthusiast Chairman,
Mini Car Club of NSW
Watch the latest Video from Mighty Car Mods as Moog and his team visit the Show N Shine at Mini Kingdom Online. Our very own Rob Weir explains all the inside tips you need to do to be a winner in the show n shine, So wash, polish and clean in preparation for the Annual Mini Car Club Show n Shine coming up at the All British Day at Kings School on Sunday 27th August 2017
Only a few tickets left for the Mini Car Club area so please contact Michael for your entry ticket before they are all gone!
The Mini Car Club of NSW will again be holding its main Show and Shine in conjunction with the Annual All British Day and Art Show which is held at Kings School, Pennant Hills Road, North Parramatta, Sunday 27th August 2017
Entry is open to Mini Car Club members and ALL mini owners.
Show and Shine Entry Fee – MCC Members free, Non-members $10 for each car
So start preparing your minis and come along for a great day with prizes and trophies awarded for various categories
For entry to Kings School prepaid tickets costing $10 each are required, and the numbers are limited, so get in early.
The Mini Car Club has again purchased a number of entry tickets which for members are free and non-members $10. Trailer tickets are also required if you are towing your car into the site so please advise if this is required.
Please Note: The Association of British Car Clubs has requested for all non-car club members to contact one of the associated clubs for the pre purchase of tickets.
This year the Mini Car Club has Aqua coloured tickets for area “D”. Refer to All British Day website for map of the field and other details http://www.allbritishdaysydney.asn.au/
Please Note: If you lose your ticket or don’t have a ticket then you will be directed to a separate parking area until traffic marshals can attend and provide a ticket at a cost of $15.
Gates open at 6.30am with the aim to have all cars in place by 9.30am.
Entry for Mini Car Club members is only via Masons Drive.
Trailer tickets are also required if you are towing your car into the site
(Note: If you wish to unload your car in the Mini Club area “D” then please affix the Aqua coloured entry and trailer tickets to your tow car otherwise only fix the trailer ticket “E” and you will be directed to Area “E” to unload then place the aqua ticket on your mini and drive to the Mini Club area “D”)
To aid the free flow of traffic into the site all tickets must be firmly fixed to the inside of your car windscreen.
Please remember there will be other cars behind you also entering so please try to keep moving forward until you are on the field where there will be people to direct you to your clubs area. Please also remember which club has provided the ticket as some other clubs also have minis in their area.
For any further information or to request an entry ticket please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or email your ticket request with contact details including postal address to Social@miniclub.com.au
Gus Staunton Points